Browsing: Jed Speare

Articles Jed Speare (2015) live at Mobius, World Listening Day concert (Non-Event) Photo: Susanna Bolle
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Listening to Jed Speare (1954-2016)

When Jed Speare died earlier this spring, Boston’s experimental arts community lost a pioneering artist, a tenacious advocate, a dear colleague, and an even more dear friend. Jed was best known for his work as a composer and sound artist,…

Articles 'this moment: missives from another world: thirty years of performances photographed by Bob Raymond." Detail of cover.
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‘this moment: missives from another world’

A collection of performance art photography spanning decades, the book ‘this moment: missives from another world’ provides a unique insight into the history of performance art in Boston, Massachusetts and beyond through the perceptive lens of artist Bob Raymond. Performance…

Articles Alice Vogler, Bio Sponse Test 1. Photo by Vela Phelan.
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CONTAMINATE II @ MIDWAY STUDIOS

By JED SPEARE It has been noted here in past pages by Natalie Loveless that a regeneration of performance art is taking place in Boston. Artists and organizers such as Test Performance Art Event and The Present Tense formed their…

Articles Pope John Paul II in Warsaw.
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A SOUND MEMORIAL

By JED SPEARE Print this article When Pope John Paul II died , there sounded in the city of Warsaw the air-raid, civil defense siren for over one minute. I lost count of how many iterations there were, perhaps fifteen.…