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ONE-MAN: The Liberation Project

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Preach R Sun

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Performance Works

THE BLOCKS (series iv)

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The Consumer (Picnic in Oz) 2017

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This [Minor Acts] action is the first installment in the latest series, The Blocks. The action was performed on 5th Avenue (NYC), at the site of Trump Towers.  

For Whites Only, (Venice Italy) 2016

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This work was part of the Venice International Performance Art Week. The entire action, performed over a duration of seven days, starting in the US (at JFK international Airport) and culminating in Venice Italy.   

AMERIKKKAN SPIRITS (series iii)

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CARNE-VILE: Abominable Flesh 2016

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The work, part of the AmeriKKKan Spirits series, involved a three hour processional through the streets of Staten Island (NY). Beginning on Staten Island Ferry; traveling to the memorial site of Eric Garner, then closing at Staten Islands, 120th police precinct.  


Reclamation of the Black Fist 2016

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This [Minor Acts] action, was the first  installment in the series, AmeriKKKan Spirits. The action was performed on the, Joe Louis Fist monument in Detroit. 

FUGITIVISM, BLACK ART'S, BARBARIAN INVASION'S (series ii)

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I Have A Dream: Invasion of the Boom-Bap 2015

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This fifth installment of the series, Fugitivism, Black Arts and Barbarian Invasions, involved a quarter of a mile crawl through the streets of Brooklyn (NY). 

Crucifixion of Kneeling Man 2014

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This [Minor Acts] action was part of the series, Fugitivism, Black Arts and Barbarian Invasions. The action – which  took place on the evening of the official (not guilty) verdict for Michael Brown's murder – was performed at the site of the Ferguson Police Station in St. Louis (Mo.). 

INTER to EXiT 2014

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This second installment in the series, Fugitivism, Black Arts and Barbarian Invasions,  was performed in Kingston (NY) at the Gray Zone for Performance Art.  

The Maybe.... NOTS 2014

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This [Minor Acts] action was the first installment in the series, Fugitivism, Black Arts and Barbarian Invasions. The action was a guerrilla intervention performed in the MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) in NYC.  

THE SERMON SERIES (series i)

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CHRYSALIS (Cry-Solace) 2014

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This performance action was the reveal, or culminating action of the first series in the One-Man project (The Sermon Series). The action was a 2 hour durational work, performed at Grace Exhibition Space (NY). 

Blood and Brothers 2013

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Blood and Brothers is the third chapter/installment in the 'Sermon Series'. The work was performed in multiple parts. The initial performance took place at, The Producers Club Theater (NYC), followed by public guerrilla actions at Harlem's 32nd Police Precinct, and Wall Street Federal Hall (NYC).  

A-MAN??? 2012

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This work was the second chapter in the incipient series (The Sermon Series) of One-Man: The Liberation Project. The work was performed in multiple parts. First beginning  with a scheduled performance at Grace Exhibition Space (NY). Then, followed up by public guerrilla interventions at Abyssinian Baptist Church (Harlem) and St. Patricks Cathedral's (both old and new) in NYC.  

The Street Speaker 2011

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The Street Speaker is the first chapter in, The Sermon Series. However, it is also the very  first action – marking the official birth and journey – of One-Man (The Liberation Project)  itself. This first chapter was executed in 2 separate acts. The initial act was a programmed 2 hour durational rant performed at the Dixon Place Theater (NYC). Followed by public guerrilla rant actions on the streets,  subways and stations (mainly around 42nd street) of NYC. The Street Speaker – speaking to issues of class (the 1%), poverty, health care, prison industrial complex, racial division etc... – arrived on the NY streets 2 days prior to the OCCUPY movement. 

COLLABORATIVE WORKS

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Black Seed: The Birth Rite (BCC) 2015

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Black Seed: The Birth Rite, was a durational ritual; performed by, Yon Tande and Preach R Sun of Body Count Collective (BCC). The ritual itself – involving 2 separate, yet essentially converging actions – was a public event held on the streets of Detroit, and lasting for a duration of over 9 hours. The project was organized in conjunction with the Detroit based organization, Spread Art.

Counting the Dead #101 (BCC) 2014

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Counting the Dead #101, was the initial action of the Body Count Collective (BCC). The work and actions – organized in response to the murder of Mike Brown (in Ferguson, Mo.) – took place in 2 separate locations. BCC member Yon Tande, performing the action #101, in Union Square (NYC). While Preach R Sun performed, Counting the Dead, in Ferguson City, Mo. at the site of Mike Browns memorial.

ART-i-FACTS | (SHPC) Group Exhibition 2014

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ART-i-FACTS (Black Market Slave Shipp[ed] Contraband) was an installation piece – also codified as a, 'Minor Acts' action, part of the series, Fugitivism, Black Arts and Barbarian Invasions. The work was part of a (2 -day) group show organized by Social Health Performance Club (SHPC). The exhibition, entitled Dark Diction, was held at JACK (NYC), as part of their (JACK) forward Ferguson programming.     

The Silent Body | Collaboration 2014

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The Silent Body, was a collaborative performance that took place at Mobius in Boston (MA).