welcome to my bird's nest, a collection of the things i make and find, of the stories i carry. get cozy.
hear what you want to hear here(s):

hear my solo sounds
& some sister sounds in the band FESTIVAL
watch the whimsical little movies i make
and some contributions to collective media-making


that's a lot of arms and legs. one day perhaps it will all fit together in one place.

if you'd like to share your own hearsay and/or hyperbole, send it my way: hearsayandhyperbole at gmail dot com
xo
Hearsay & Hyperbole will be a guest artist in Zhenesse Staniec Heinemann’s "You May Meet Her" on APRIL 18 at Abron’s Art Center. Come have a date with us or creepily spy through the window — either way it will be good weird fun!
More about the show:
You May Meet Her is an IRL RPG centered on a blind playdate with a socially anxious extrovert, her house & her hired help. An entirely immersive and interactive installation You May Meet Her is set with 60-plus action items that, once triggered, activate a response that may delight the guest in an experiment in choice, if/then scenarios, social contract, etiquette, unfamiliar embodied interactions, and surprises.
Guests might be in for a dance party, a hunt for stolen jewels, some snacks and casual interaction, or a performance from a guest artist Ms. Connections has hired for the evening - they might even do it all in their 20 minute playdate. There’s even one trigger that grants a bonus 3 minutes.
Voyeurs gaze in through the living room window from the small enclosed patio on the side lawn of the house.
It’s full of “gonzo possibilities” says an insider arts professional.

Hearsay & Hyperbole will be a guest artist in Zhenesse Staniec Heinemann’s "You May Meet Her" on APRIL 18 at Abron’s Art Center. Come have a date with us or creepily spy through the window — either way it will be good weird fun!

More about the show:

You May Meet Her is an IRL RPG centered on a blind playdate with a socially anxious extrovert, her house & her hired help. An entirely immersive and interactive installation You May Meet Her is set with 60-plus action items that, once triggered, activate a response that may delight the guest in an experiment in choice, if/then scenarios, social contract, etiquette, unfamiliar embodied interactions, and surprises.

Guests might be in for a dance party, a hunt for stolen jewels, some snacks and casual interaction, or a performance from a guest artist Ms. Connections has hired for the evening - they might even do it all in their 20 minute playdate. There’s even one trigger that grants a bonus 3 minutes.

Voyeurs gaze in through the living room window from the small enclosed patio on the side lawn of the house.

It’s full of “gonzo possibilities” says an insider arts professional.

A HEARSAY & HYPERBOLE MUSIC SHOW
SATURDAY, MARCH 29
UNION HALL 702 Union Street, Brooklyn, NY
w/ the sweet swedes SOLANDER
Doors 7:30, Showtime at 8
Beautiful poster by the very talented Michael Neault 

A HEARSAY & HYPERBOLE MUSIC SHOW

SATURDAY, MARCH 29

UNION HALL 702 Union Street, Brooklyn, NY

w/ the sweet swedes SOLANDER

Doors 7:30, Showtime at 8

Beautiful poster by the very talented Michael Neault 

nicoleginelli:

Check out the premiere over at Tiny Mix Tapes

LOVE this, so fun! 

(via americanzen)

Some ways we fell apart, and came back together. 

"Thank You For Calling" March 13, 2014 at Dixon Place, NYC

a Hearsay & Hyperbole performance

created by Jessica Asch, Prentiss Benjamin and Alexis Powell

Work-in-progress (but what isn’t, really?) performance tomorrow! Absurd customer service purgatory or the most unboundaried psychiatric intake you’ve ever had? Come sit in looped discomfort with us and let your transference run rampant. We’d be happy to help you with that.

Artwork by Annie Sicherman.

Work-in-progress (but what isn’t, really?) performance tomorrow! Absurd customer service purgatory or the most unboundaried psychiatric intake you’ve ever had? Come sit in looped discomfort with us and let your transference run rampant. We’d be happy to help you with that.

Artwork by Annie Sicherman.




Jessica Asch, Prentiss Benjamin and I created a performance piece that will happen in March for ONE NIGHT ONLY! Please come!

THURSDAY MARCH 13
@ DIXON PLACE (161 Chrystie St, New York, NY)
7:30 PM 
 

“Thank You for Calling” is a performance piece that explores the world of Customer Service and the transference of a disembodied voice (human or machine)  as it becomes advice-giver, counselor, guide, gatekeeper and judge. Those floating voices on the other end of the line can represent something to us without ever uttering a personal word beyond, “How are you doing today, ma’am?”  A disembodied voice is both powerful and empty, allowing the listener to project what they need to hear, and both the customer service provider and those in need of assistance are seeking something. This piece explores these power dynamics with the audience, while also allowing a glimpse into the world on the other side of “Hold, please.”  

**artwork by Annie Sicherman**


PLUS! a split bill with Kristina Colovic’s “The Sacred Way”

'The Sacred Way' is a work in progress performance inspired by the phenomena of migrants perishing at sea fleeing for survival and the hope of a better life. It explores the cycle of life and death and investigates the ancient Myth of Persephone and Demeter and the Eleusinian Mysteries as a way to approach the passage of the human soul in its journey from light-to-darkness to find light again. The goal of the first development phase of the Sacred Way is to create a theatrical study that celebrates the death of the many victims through movement, video, still images, music and text. https://www.sacredway.tumblr.com
Jessica Asch, Prentiss Benjamin and I created a performance piece that will happen in March for ONE NIGHT ONLY! Please come!
THURSDAY MARCH 13
@ DIXON PLACE (161 Chrystie St, New York, NY)
7:30 PM 
 
“Thank You for Calling” is a performance piece that explores the world of Customer Service and the transference of a disembodied voice (human or machine)  as it becomes advice-giver, counselor, guide, gatekeeper and judge. Those floating voices on the other end of the line can represent something to us without ever uttering a personal word beyond, “How are you doing today, ma’am?”  A disembodied voice is both powerful and empty, allowing the listener to project what they need to hear, and both the customer service provider and those in need of assistance are seeking something. This piece explores these power dynamics with the audience, while also allowing a glimpse into the world on the other side of “Hold, please.”  
**artwork by Annie Sicherman**
PLUS! a split bill with Kristina Colovic’s “The Sacred Way”

'The Sacred Way' is a work in progress performance inspired by the phenomena of migrants perishing at sea fleeing for survival and the hope of a better life. It explores the cycle of life and death and investigates the ancient Myth of Persephone and Demeter and the Eleusinian Mysteries as a way to approach the passage of the human soul in its journey from light-to-darkness to find light again. The goal of the first development phase of the Sacred Way is to create a theatrical study that celebrates the death of the many victims through movement, video, still images, music and text. 

https://www.sacredway.tumblr.com

February always wins.