Opening: December 3rd 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
On view: December 3rd - December 18th 2016
Tiger Strikes Asteroid Los Angeles presents Screaming Lessons by Caitlin Abadir-Mullally and Helena Martinez. The six week performance of Screaming Lessons was a challenge to sculpt ourselves into stronger, self-assured figures. Our goal was to grow comfortable with expressing our thoughts honestly and articulately. Each week pertains to a specific skill needed to achieve this goal. The weeks focused on the following:
Week 1: SPACE, we allow ourselves to exist and take up space in larger capacities
Week 2: AGGRESSION, we elevate ourselves to reach an equal importance in our interactions with unwavering confidence
Week 3: PRIVATE VULNERABILITY, we feel and accept our personal thoughts and emotions
Week 4: PUBLIC VULNERABILITY, we expose ourselves to others comfortably and proudly
Week 5: ARTICULATION, we think through our personal thoughts and emotions and understand our own self-expression
Week 6: DELIVERY, we communicate our thoughts and emotions powerfully and self-assuredly
This project is the first collaborative piece between Caitlin Abadir-Mullally and Helena Martinez. The performance, that took place through September 26th, 2016 to November 6th, 2016, was documented through written forms and personal notes completed by Caitlin Mullally and Helena Martinez. The original documents and objects are on display to illustrate the process and experience of the performance, combining all of the acquired skills into one final act. The installation invites the audience to watch the growth achieved through the performance.
Caitlin Abadir-Mullally (United States, 1997) is a sound artist who specializes in collaborative installation work. Her work revolves around collaged reactions, thoughts and codes. She has previously shown her work at C.A.V.E. Gallery (2016), California Institute of the Arts (2016), Ranney (2015) and the American Red Cross in Tinton Falls New Jersey (2014). She was raised in New Jersey and lived in the United Kingdom. She currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California and is earning her BFA at California Institute of the Arts.
Helena Martinez ( United States, 1997) is a performance artist concentrating on the creation of intimacy and connection. Their work centers around exposing vulnerability in the artist’s presence and forming a personal relationship with the audience. Helena is currently based in Los Angeles and attending California Institute of the Arts for their BFA
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