Thank you to performers, cohosts, and audience to making this event so memorable. Pendulum Performance Festival will be back next summer, please let us know if you or a contact are interested in creating original short performance to share!
Pendulum Performance Festival will be August 17-19 in multiple downtown locations, a weekend-long celebration of original short performance work by multidisciplinary artists, puppeteers, and musicians.
We are proud to be co-hosting with the Tannex and Corpus Arts, and to produce this festival with the support of Tricklock Company.
Each event is $7-10 sliding scale at the door, or $20 for a weekend pass. The weekend pass will also enter you in a raffle with a chance to win original artworks by local artists.
Thursday, August 17 || 7 PM || T-lab || 2nd + Gold
Our kick-off party will feature a special edition BEDtalks as a preview to some of our weekend’s performers. BEDtalks are short lectures in the style of pecha-kucha exploring any topic in 10 minutes with 20 slides. Featuring:
- Rae Red, Marfa-based puppeteer and visual artist
- Jessica Chao, GRAFT founding member + pigeon playwright
- Amanda Romero + Ethnograph, new media, sound, and performance collaboration
- Jaay, fashion + costume designer
- Kristen Woods, circus and aerial artist
BEDtalks will be followed by So This is Art, the latest chapter in a weird and wild choose-your-own-adventure performance series by Diana Delgado, Joe Annabi, and Bryce Hample.
Friday, August 18 || 7 PM || Graft + Tannex || 4th + Bridge
An evening of short performances between two stages, featuring:
Rae Red, Water, new shadow puppet play ||Bigawatt, Pitch, light-responsive noise composition || Mauro Woody, I’m sorry but this sounded much better when I did it at home and I haven’t been playing that long and I don’t know what I’m doing, sound + words|| Amanda Romero + Ethnograph, live multimedia A/V score for heartbeats || Kristen Woods, new clown work || + more
Saturday, August 19 || 7 PM || Corpus Arts || 7th + Central
THIRD MIND: an experimental music series wherein solo performers each play a set, then collaborate to improvise a third set together.
FOG BOW: shifting choral landscapes by Marya Errin Jones
ALCHEMICAL BURN: noise improv
CONSUME.OBEY.BREED: electronic shredded percussion
Tickets at door $7-10, $20 for a weekend pass*
*Weekend pass includes entry into a raffle with chances to win original artworks, merch, and more! Drawing will be held on Friday night at GRAFT.