Third Strike: 100 Performances for the Hole: A Mini-Marathon of Artistic Moments

Third Strike: 100 Performances for the Hole

What: Third Strike: 100 Performances for The Hole

When: December 10, 2011, 5:58PM–midnight

Where: 934 Brannan St. (between 8th & 9th)

How Much: $10 suggested donation

Each performance lasts just two minutes and takes place in, around, in contradiction of, or is inspired by “The Hole,” a 100-year-old mechanics pit in the floor of the SOMArts Main Gallery.

Past performances have included the unorthodox usage of bodily orifices, a set from a heavy metal band, and ritualistic offerings. Who knows what may transpire this year when 100 brave and experimental performers take to the hole? Don’t miss San Francisco’s most punk rock performance art biennale!

~ Text Source: SOMArts Cultural Center Website

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Author: Dorothy R. Santos

Dorothy R. Santos (b. 1978) is a Filipina-American writer, editor, curator, and educator whose research interests include new media and digital art, activism, artificial intelligence, and biotechnology. Born and raised in San Francisco, California, she holds Bachelor’s degrees in Philosophy and Psychology from the University of San Francisco, and received her Master’s degree in Visual and Critical Studies at the California College of the Arts. She serves as one of the editors-in-chief for Hyphen magazine. Her work appears in art21, Art Practical, Daily Serving, Rhizome, Hyperallergic, and SF MOMA's Open Space. She has lectured at the De Young museum, Stanford University, School of Visual Arts, and more. Her essay “Materiality to Machines: Manufacturing the Organic and Hypotheses for Future Imaginings,” was published in The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture (2016). She is currently a Yerba Buena Center for the Arts fellow researching the concept of citizenship. She also serves as executive staff for the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism and board member for the SOMArts Cultural Center.

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