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Wild Project presents
International Human Rights Art Festival
Circus Amok
Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 2:30PM

Wild Project
195 East 3rd Street
New York, NY 10009
Between Ave A & B
F train to 2nd Ave, 24 hour parking garage located on Essex (Ave A) just south of Houston

November 12-18

Tickets: $20

Full week pass $50. Click HERE

The International Human Rights Art Festival is thrilled to announce its 2018 Festival, co-produced by and held at the Wild Project, from November 12-18, 2018. The Festival will comprise 30 events and 100+ artists, presenting advocacy performances and art which bring together beauty, sincerity, vulnerability and engagement to open a space for healing, discussion and social change.

Circus Amok and Barbara Ann Michaels (circus and clown)

Circus Amok …reinventing the circus form, borrowing drag fabulousness from Charles Ludlam’s Theater of the Ridiculous, large scale transformation using whole-body masks from Bread and Puppet Theater, and the outdoor bally and verbal rhythm and repertoire from the sideshow, as well as movement vocabulary from post-modern dance. The troupe balances danger with laughter, slipping its critique between the pies in the face and the surreal, scary, and sometimes gender-bent characters of the charivari.
"Stranger in A Normal Land:" Are we all really friends who haven't met yet? How do we bridge the perceived distances between us? "Stranger in a Normal Land" is a clown theater exploration of what it means to be a stranger and a friend. Whether traveling the world or the block, how do we often interact with each other? And how else could we? How often do you feel like a stranger or a friend to your own self? Enjoy this audience-interactive playful and serious take on connection.

Barbara Ann Michaels, Jester of the Peace, works at the nexus of art, love and comedy. Recent projects include Clown Curious and Seven Senses Stroll with AirBnB, and tours of #IVOTE4U, AND NOW: WOMAN salon, and Love Letter Lounge. Performances include Museum of Fine Arts Boston, New York Clown Theater Festival, Miami Project, San Francisco Fringe, Boston Museum of Science, First Night Boston, and Discovery Channel. She is an award-winning Interfaith Minister for highly personal, costume, and adventure weddings. Press includes The Learning Channel’s Four Weddings, New York Times, Boston Globe, New York Daily News, New York Magazine, Huffington Post, and more.

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