The Action Bureau Presents: Paul Waddell @ Art Los Angeles Contemporary
For Immediate Release
The Action Bureau presents: Paul Waddell
Saturday, January 21st, 11:30AM
Santa Monica Airport
Presented by the curatorial collective THE ACTION BUREAU, Los Angeles artist Paul Waddell will perform his new piece, Quick start camping trip urbane sim revision: a system for showing results (2012). Developed specifically for Art Los Angeles Contemporary, this performance will loosely take the form of an intuitive camping trip, instructing the audience on survival in casual and urbane environments.
Paul Waddell is a painter and performance artist who lives and works in Los Angeles. He recently presented his performance work at the 10th annual Open Performance Festival in Beijing, China. Paul Waddell’s performance work has been written about in the Boston Dig, Art Papers, Beijing Today and TimeOut Boston.
THE ACTION BUREAU is a L.A.-based curatorial collective dedicated to furthering the discourse connecting contemporary and historical performance art. Comprised of artists Parker Davis and Paul Waddell, and writer Catherine Taft, THE ACTION BUREAU insists on a kind of performance art that maintains a rigorous engagement with the rich history and basic fundamentals of the medium. The collective seeks to promote this discourse, both locally and abroad, through the production of live-art events, exhibitions, lectures, print and multimedia publications.