Interviews with Slam Artists

Evan O’Television

May 8, 2012 -May 10, 2012

Evan O'Television, the video Ventrilaquist, Source:

Part 1

As a live performer I had my head in a cardboard “TV-Shaped” box, directly across from the actual TV, and as a live performer claimed to be an animatronic puppet. The piece consisted mainly of the TV and I arguing about when the actual live performer was going to show up. (More)

Part 2

Maintain a spirit of adventurousness and experimentation but also never forget the importance of the audience.  What is the journey you are hoping to take them on?  (More)

Alexander Winfield

April 24, 2012 – April 25, 2012

Part 1

At no other slam I’ve attended were the acts interrupted by the actions of waves against the barge. Our sea-legs were sorely tested. (More)

Part 2

Inspiration can come from many sources: a banal occurrence seen while walking home, a dream, a piece from a history book. Who knows? Inspiration is a funny beast. (More)