DCA 2016 COLA Fellowship (support)

On June 29th. 2015, I was awarded the 2015-2016 City of Los Angeles Individual Artist Fellowship from The Department of Cultural Affairs.

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OBJECT OF HER AFFECTION Runs this Weekend at Automata, BroAdway world (7/15/2014)

Object of Her Affection, REDCAT NOW Festival, 2014, Photo: Steve Gunther

On July 14, 2014, Tyler Peterson covered Object of Her Affection in Broadway World. Object of Her Affection is a solo object and puppet-based performance art piece centered on a woman, who in her search for true love develops intimate relationships with inanimate objects.

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Object/Fetish, Baltimore (artist talk)

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On  April 30, 2011, I presented my multimedia artist talk, Object/Fetish: Staging the Suspension of Disbelief  at a salon/art party in the H&H Arts Building in Baltimore as part of the Transmodern Festival. The artist talk was co-sponsored by the Maryland Institue College of Art’s Fiber, Sculpture and Humanistic Studies Departments.

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Object/Fetish, Storrs (Talk)

Marsian De Lellis, 2011, Photo: Uconn Puppetry Department
Marsian De Lellis, 2011, Photo: Uconn Puppetry Department

In Friday, April 1st, 2011, I presented my artist-talk, Object/Fetish: Staging the Suspension of Disbelief in Every Day Life at the University of Connecticut in Storrs for the Puppetry and Postdramatic Performance Conference.

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Object/Fetish, Calgary (Talk)

On March 13th, 2011 at 9:00PM, I presented my multi-media artist-talk, Object/Fetish: Staging the Suspension of Disbelief in Every Day Life at Club Sapien, a short-lived inclusive queer nightclub known for its community outrech in Calgary. My presentation of Object/Fetish was made in conjunction with the Calgary Animated Object Society (CAOS) and their International Festival of Animated Objects.

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Object/Fetish, Valencia (guest teacher)

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On November 18th, 2010, I was a guest teacher for┬áSusan Simpson’s History of American Puppet Theater course at CalArts through the Cotsen Center for Puppetry and the Arts. For this class which included a mixture of graduate and undergraduate students, I presented my multi-media artist-talk, Object/Fetish: Staging the Suspension of Disbelief in Every Day Life.

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