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This past weekend a group of 200 women requested entrance to the LDS General Priesthood Conference in Salt Lake City. They were told they couldn’t attend the meeting, which is open to Mormons and nonMormons, because it was for men...
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I had a wonderful time at the Supernova Performance Art Festival in Rosslyn, VA this past weekend. It inspired me, affirmed my practice, and gave me new friends and new things to think about. I owe the festival a huge...
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It’s not to late to view or order the exhibition catalog, Secret Acts. Secret Acts features four artists who turn private acts into public narrative, examining reality/fiction, ritual/restitution and past/present. This 52 page, full color catalog includes works from the...
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Blessing is a work by Boston artist Daniel Embree, who uses text, image, and action to tell personal and larger narratives. He creates poetic gestures that appropriate elements of Mormon rites and queer performance art in an effort to reconcile...
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The following is an excerpt from a text I am working on for my thesis: Inheritance I sit in the chair, and the music starts. Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing was my favorite hymn, and despite my skepticism, it...
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MFA Thesis Exhibition March 20-29, 2013 Fourth Wall Project 132 Brookline Ave, Boston Featuring Daniel Embree, Monica Lynn Manoski, Courtney McClellan, and Ashley L. Wood. Gallery Hours: Mon-Sun, 12 to 6 p.m. Closing Reception: March 29, 2013 Artists Talk at...
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“My Hard Live Post-Circus Project” at Studio Soto, Boston MA January 18, 2013 I was one of nine visual artists in My Hard Live Post-Circus Project, a performance art show at Studio Soto in Boston last weekend. I presented Blessings,...
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Recently I gave a monologue about my experiences with reparative therapy at BYU. Some good laughs in there!...
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Live Action in the Performance Space at the School of Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Mass. October 31, 2012   The artist, Daniel Embree, washes and anoints his body before twelve witnesses following the tradition established by Joseph Smith...
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