Thursday, October 5, 12 noon – 3 pm
Performance: Artist ARTISTS Linda MARY Montano as Bob Dylan/AMANDA HEIDEL AS JOAN BAEZAppearing on the SUNY New Paltz campus as Bob Dylan, NYFA Fellow Linda Mary Montano’s performance WITH AMANDA HEIDEL becomes a suspension of disbelief. Montano iMONTANO s a seminal figure in contemporary feminist performance art and her work since the mid-1960s has been critical in the development of PERFORMANCE AND video by, for, and about women. Attempting to dissolve the boundaries between art and life, Montano continues to actively explore her art/life through shared experience, role adoption, and intricate life altering ceremonies, some of which last for seven or more years. Her artwork is starkly autobiographical and often concerned with personal and spiritual transformation Montano’s influence is wide ranging – she has been featured at museums including The New Museum in New York, MOCA San Francisco and the ICA in London.