Emergency INDEX: Documenting Performance Annually, V.2

index2012-coverRita Banerjee, Diana Norma Szkolyai, Gregory Crosby, and Leah Umansky are featured in the new issue of Emergency INDEX: Documenting Performance Annually, for their 2012 Performance of the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop Literary CabaretEmergency INDEX, Vol. 2 includes contributions from artists, poets, scholars, activists, advertisers, computer scientists, theater ensembles and filmmakers presenting more than 300 performances made around the world in 2012.  Vol. 2 Editors: Yelena Gluzman, Sophia Cleary; Associate Editors: Andrew Ross, Michael Newton.

This is a bible of performance art activity. And if you are, like I am, a believer in performance art and the value of this ephemeral art activity to change the hearts and minds and consciousness of people, then you need to have this bible in your life. The end. —Martha Wilson

Emergency INDEX, Volume 2 is now available for order.

Cambridge Writers’ Workshop Literary Cabaret (Brooklyn Lit Crawl 2012)

thumb_19052012On May 19, 2012, the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop hosted a Literary Cabaret at the inaugural Brooklyn Lit Crawl. The Cambridge Writers’ Workshop Literary Cabaret took place at 6 pm at Ceol Bar in Brooklyn and featured performances and readings by writers Diana Norma Szokolyai, Rita Banerjee, Gregory Crosby, and Leah Umansky. Audience members were also joined in the dramatic performances! The CWW Literary Cabaret received some wonderful press and was written about in Time Out New York, the PEN American Center, the Village Voice, and the NY Daily News!