TTT Series Episode Drew

In April 2019, the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) hosted This Time Tomorrow, Cincinnati’s first performance art festival. Annie Brwon sat down with CAC’s Drew Klein for a fluxus inspired interview to explain the festival.

DREW KLEIN is Performing Arts Director at the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he curates and oversees all performance programming, including the interdisciplinary festival This Time Tomorrow
which debuted in April 2019.
Crafting a prominent platform for international exchange in the Midwest, he has provided US premieres for artists like Ingri Fiksdal, Kate McIntosh, Radouan Mriziga, and Mithkal Alzghair. Exclusive and co-commissioned
performance works include Kaneza Schaal’s JACK &, jumatatu poe & Donte Beacham’s Let ‘im Move You: This is a Formation, Brian Harnetty’s Shawnee, Ohio, Eddy Kwon’s VIOLENCE, Jens Lekman’s Ghostwriting, and Raquel André’s Collection of Artists.
He has served as a visiting curator and lecturer at institutions such as Fusebox Festival (Austin), Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (Portland, Oregon), DiverseWorks (Houston), University of Cincinnati, and Art Academy of Cincinnati, among others. Prior to joining the CAC, Drew worked in the New York independent film world with Cinetic Media and Sloss Eckhouse LawCo LLP.

“what are we talking about?” is an absurdist talk show inspired by the decoupe literary technique. The host asks randomly chosen questions. The guests respond with randomly chosen prompts. Can you guess their prompts?

Pique Series Episode Jessica

Jessica Fogle is a Cincinnati based artist, fashion photographer and Editor-in-Chief of The Alchemist Magazine. Follow Jessica on Instagram: @shutterproofphotography

“what are we talking about?” is an absurdist talk show inspired by the decoupe literary technique. The host asks randomly chosen questions. The guests respond with randomly chosen prompts. Can you guess their prompts?

#spikow2 Series Episode Steve 2.0

 

Steve Kemple is the author of this short bio. He began writing it a few minutes ago using the predictive text on his phone, but the result was strange. Since then, he has gone on to write more than 39 words.

On 12/13/14 Lindsey Whittle and Clint Basinger held their wedding reception, #spikow, at Cincinnati’s Contemporary Art Center as a way to curate a museum experience. They asked their friends to give them performances as a wedding gift. On 6/13/19 they revisited those performances as part of Whittle’s show, Archives As Action, at CAC. This event was called #spikow2. This interview was part of my performance that night. Follow Lindsey and Clint on Instagram @sparklezilla and @cosmicmoustachecomics.

 

#spikow2 Series Episode Steve 1.2

Dr. Kemple is a graduate of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine [and] is trained in two specialties. After medical school, he went on to complete a residency in Family Medicine at the Mesa General Hospital in Arizona. After his family medicine residency, he decided on a career change and completed an Anesthesiology residency at the University of Arizona. Immediately after residency, Dr. Kemple moved to Missoula to start his Anesthesia career. Dr. Kemple has provided pain management care since his arrival in Missoula seventeen years ago. His recognition of the need for a formalized pain management program inspired him to form the first private practice inter-disciplinary pain program in Missoula in 2005, now know as Advanced Pain and Spine Institute.

On 12/13/14 Lindsey Whittle and Clint Basinger held their wedding reception, #spikow, at Cincinnati’s Contemporary Art Center as a way to curate a museum experience. They asked their friends to give them performances as a wedding gift. On 6/13/19 they revisited those performances as part of Whittle’s show, Archives As Action, at CAC. This event was called #spikow2. This interview was part of my performance that night. Follow Lindsey and Clint on Instagram @sparklezilla and @cosmicmoustachecomics.

#spikow2 Series Episode Steve

Steve Kemple is an artist, writer, librarian, musician, hypnotist, and vampire residing in Cincinnati Ohio. In 2017 he created an autonomous Twitter bot trained to simulate his personality. Things got out of hand after he set the controls to tweet as often as possible; he has since forgotten the password. Follow @stevekemple_inc at your own risk.

On 12/13/14 Lindsey Whittle and Clint Basinger held their wedding reception, #spikow, at Cincinnati’s Contemporary Art Center as a way to curate a museum experience. They asked their friends to give them performances as a wedding gift. On 6/13/19 they revisited those performances as part of Whittle’s show, Archives As Action, at CAC. This event was called #spikow2. This interview was part of my performance that night. Follow Lindsey and Clint on Instagram @sparklezilla and @cosmicmoustachecomics.

#spikow2 Series Episode Linda

Linda Schneider-Houghton recently received her Masters of Art and Education from the Art Academy of Cincinnati where she also teaches art for the community education program. She has been teaching art and dance for 20 years. Dancing, art, inventing, teaching and travelling are her passions as well as changing lives with art. Follow Linda on Facebook.

On 12/13/14 Lindsey Whittle and Clint Basinger held their wedding reception, #spikow, at Cincinnati’s Contemporary Art Center as a way to curate a museum experience. They asked their friends to give them performances as a wedding gift. On 6/13/19 they revisited those performances as part of Whittle’s show, Archives As Action, at CAC. This event was called #spikow2. This interview was part of my performance that night. Follow Lindsey and Clint on Instagram @sparklezilla and @cosmicmoustachecomics.

 

 

#spikow2 Series Episode Lindsey

Linsdey Whittle is a fashion/performance artist that makes colorful, transformable objects as a starting point to collaborate with others. She likes her work to be in motion and to take her ideas out of the confines of the gallery and into everyday life experience, mostly through what she wears.

On 12/13/14 Lindsey Whittle and Clint Basinger held their wedding reception, #spikow, at Cincinnati’s Contemporary Art Center as a way to curate a museum experience. They asked their friends to give them performances as a wedding gift. On 6/13/19 they revisited those performances as part of Whittle’s show, Archives As Action, at CAC. This event was called #spikow2. This interview was part of my performance that night. Follow Lindsey and Clint on Instagram @sparklezilla and @cosmicmoustachecomics.

#spikow2 Series Episode Sharon

On 12/13/14 Lindsey Whittle and Clint Basinger held their wedding reception, #spikow, at Cincinnati’s Contemporary Art Center as a way to curate a museum experience. They asked their friends to give them performances as a wedding gift. On 6/13/19 they revisited those performances as part of Whittle’s show, Archives As Action, at CAC. This event was called #spikow2. This interview was part of my performance that night. Follow Lindsey and Clint on Instagram @sparklezilla and @cosmicmoustachecomics.