ON THE CUSP OF SUPERSTARS

“On the Cusp of Superstars—Andy Warhol's Silver Factory as Underground," the second part of my essay/memoir about appearing in the early movies of Warhol, Gregory Markopoulos, and Jonas Mekas, has been published in the recent Spring issue of PAJ: #116 A Journal of Performance and Art (MIT Press). The first part, “Orbiting Andy Warhol’s Silver Factory” was published in the Fall 2014 issue; you can read an excerpt here on my site: http://www.kennethkingmedia.com/warhol.

Both parts in full are available from PAJ, here: http://bit.ly/2jtJdD2

Attached is a screenshot from Jonas Mekas’ film Award Presentation to Andy Warhol — I’m seated front left, beside Baby Jane Holzer.

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"Communicating With The Spirit World Through Dance" - NY Times, 11.2.15

Over the Halloween weekend, I presented two new dance solos: Secret Border, to an unusual electronic score, and Frances’ Unfinished Dance, a tone poem for a medley of character voices written by the late multimedia dance artist Frances Alenikoff—on a program of dances by Sally Silvers and Sally Gross, presented by The Construction Company, on Friday and Saturday, October 30th, 31st at 8 p.m., and on Sunday, November 1 at 3 p.m. at University Settlement, 184 Eldridge Street, NYC. The New York Times 11/2 review: http://nyti.ms/1Mc46ya