Christie Blizard will bring an energetic performance to CAMH as part of the exhibition Right Here, Right Now: San Antonio. Performing live as a DJ with a puppet and puppeteer based on the French philosopher Jean-François Lyotard, Blizard’s props include a flashing neon sign and a Pontiac Grand Am. Exploring the libidinal energy of EDM (Electronic Dance Music) events as a form of potential revolution. Viewers are welcome to experience how a thought can exist outside a body.
About Christie Blizard
Christie Blizard is a conceptual artist working primarily in performance, sculpture, and painting. A recent project was featured in Hyperallergic and Art News in 2015. Residencies include the MacDowell Artist Colony, Centraltrak Artist Residency through the University of Texas at Dallas, and SIM Residency in Reykajavik, Iceland. She has also been featured in Art in America, NY Arts Magazine, and Blouin Artinfo. She has been in exhibitions curated by Mel Chin, Michael Duncan, Veronica Roberts, Virginia Rutledge, and Franklin Sirmans. She was a recent resident at Artpace, curated by Yoshua Okón and was a finalist for the ARTMATTERS grant in 2017.