IAN DELEÓN

"The ritual of art is the cruel law of pain made pleasure." - Camille Paglia


_________RECENT, CURRENT & UPCOMING

May 27-28, 2016 | Performances with AGROFEMME @ Rosekill Farm + Ann Street Gallery for THREAD series, upstate NY

May 21, 2016 | Artist presentation and performance with AGROFEMME @ TALKaCTIVE, a performance art program at the Queens Museum, NY

May 20, 2016 | Co-curating The Sick Rose @ PULSAR

May 2016 | Featured in the inaugural print edition of INCIDENT Magazine, an arts journal dedicated to the art of performance

April 22, 2016 | Co-curating No TIme For Nostalgia @ PULSAR

April 8, 2016 | Performance with AGROFEMME at The Way of All Flesh conference | organized by City University of New York Graduate Center

March 19, 2016 | Co-curating I Had To Watch Them Bleed @ PULSAR

March 2016 | Inauguration of Trouble Performing, a salon-style podcast dedicated to issues of contemporary live / performance art. Hosted by PULSAR

March 2016 | Interviewed by Stacia Yeapanis for Other People's Pixels

February 12, 2016 | Inauguration of monthly performance curatorial project with Tif Robinette in Brooklyn, PULSAR

January 2016 | Reflections on recent performance with Joiri Minaya published on INCIDENT Magazine

December 19, 2015 | Curating Public Personae: Bodies in Transit // Bodies in Tumult (part 2) | Eames Armstrong + Adam Rose, Tif Robinette, and Madge of Honor | at Boston Center for the Arts

December 12, 2015 | Videos screening at Arte en Casa: An art exhibit for those who are from neither here nor there | Jamaica Plain, MA

December 7, 2015 | Review Consecrated Grounds: Post-Colonial Gastromancy in the work of Adán Vallecillo published by Aica Caraïbe du Sud | Southern Caribbean

December 6, 2015 | Performance at Diverse Universe Performance Festival | The Jellysuite | Wynwood, Miami FL

December 3, 2015 | Group performance with AGROFEMME & NON GRATA | at Diverse Universe Performance Festival during Satellite (Pharmacy location), Miami Art Week| | Miami Beach, FL

Recipient of a 2015 Art Writing Workshop slot, coordinated by the Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program in partnership with the International Art Critics Association/USA Section.

November 22, 2015 | Curating Public Personae: Bodies in Transit // Bodies in Tumult (part 1) | Jennifer Hall + Soledad Boyd, Dey Hernández Vázquez, and READERS - a project by Ekua Holmes | at Boston Center for the Arts

November 20, 2015 | Recent performance with AGROFEMME featured on Hyperallergic

November 14-15, 2015 | Performances with AGROFEMME at Encuentro: Espacio abierto a libre performance | Lima, Peru

November 7, 2015 | Performance with AGROFEMME at HIGH PERFORMANCE –> NON GRATA + VV/LD TORUS + FRIENDZ | Last Frontier NYC, Brooklyn

November 6, 2015 | Review Pillars of Desire: James Montford and the Guardians of the Br’er Gaze published on Big Red & Shiny | Boston

November 5-7, 2015 | Official Selection Jornadas de Reapropiación 2015 found footage film festival | D.F., México

October 23, 2015 | Performing and Curating with AGROFEMME: INCORRUPTIBLE FLESH (Performancy Forum Quinquennial) | @ Grace Exhibition Space | organized through Panoply Lab and Brooklyn Intl. Performance Art Festival

October 9 - December 20, 2015 | Site-specific wall drawing | 24th Drawing Show: Feelers | Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts

September 25, 2015 | Co-organizing SHPC @ The Sphinx Returns: A Curatorial Series by Whitney V. Hunter | Grace Exhibition Space

September 20, 2015 | Even the palms, dem bow Performance with Joiri Minaya during Field Notes: Extracts curated by Holly Bynoe | Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts | Brooklyn, NY

September 18, 2015 | Performance with AGROFEMME and SHPC, recipients of the 2015 André von Ah research and development grant | Queer NY Intl. Arts Festival

September 8 - December 18, 2015 | Artist in residence at the Boston Center for the Arts

August 16, 2015 | Performance with SHPC during the Queens Museum's Post-Midnight series, reflecting on their current exhibition of modern and contemporary art from India

August 8-9, 2015 | Collaborative performances with Rachel Frank and artist talk, Empathetic Environments: Animals as Mentors, Masks, and Mirrors for | Franklin Park Art Grove | Jamaica Plain, MA

July 25, 2015 | Performance with AGROFEMME at Essential Departures, Rosekill Farm | Rosendale, NY

July 23, 2015 | Performance with Rachel Frank | Art Grove Kick Off Party | Samsøn Projects | Boston, MA

July 17, 2015 | Performance with SHPC @ Survey Said -- Ya Dead | Gallery Sensei, NYC

July 10, 2015 | Review of Anabel Vázquez's piece Atenea published on Big Red & Shiny

July 9, 2015 | Panelist at Play in Public Art @ Lawn on D | sponsored by BSA Space, D Street ArtLAB & Now and There | Boston, MA

July 4, 2015 | Performance with Kledia Spiro and Ivy Castellanos | Great American Performance Art Festival | Rosekill Farm | Rosendale, NY

June 16 - 17, 2015 | 4 videos screening on STROBE Network, with live performance broadcast from Flux Factory, in the "HUMAN TRASH DUMP" program organized by Elizabeth Lamb, Butch Merigoni, and David Ian Griess

June 12, 2015 | Collaborative performance THE SILENT BODY with Preach R. Sun @ Mobius, curated by Anabel Vázquez Rodríguez

April 17, 2015 | ¡Té Lo Perdiste! performance program curated by Anabel Vázquez Rodríguez for Yeah, You Missed It... @ Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts

Featured in the article Conch ou lambi?, by the Association Internationale des Critiques d'Art (AICA), Caraïbe du Sud, representing the Southern Caribbean

March 31 - April 4 | L'odeur du père screening at Festival Internacional de Videoarte de Camagüey, Cuba

March 21 | Essay-Performance Presentation at MAD THEORY 2: A Performance Philosophy Symposium, Madison, WI

March 20-21 | Curating and Presenting at TODO BAJO CONTROL: VERNAL EQUINOX,
Providence, RI