Monday, March 27, 2017
Genesis P-Orridge: An Artist’s Talk
School of Art, 204, 36 Edgewood Ave., New Haven, CT, 06511
Genesis Breyer P-Orridge is the legendary English singer-songwriter, musician, poet, performance, and visual artist. P-Orridge rose to notability as founder of the COUM
Transmissions art collective, which operated in Britain from 1969 to 1976. P-Orridge fronted the pioneering industrial band Throbbing Gristle between 1975 and 1981 and the experimental multimedia commonage Psychic TV from 1981 to present. In 1996, P-Orridge and partner Jackie “Lady Jaye” Breyer P-Orridge embarked on the Pandrogyne Project. P-Orridge currently performs within he/r spoken word project, Thee Majesty, and the most current incarnation of Psychic TV labeled PTV3. Collaborators include Aaron Dilloway, Merzbow, Tony Conrad, William S. Burroughs, Timothy Leary, Monte Cazazza, Hafler Trio, White Stains, Z’ev, and countless others. P-Orridge’s visual works have been exhibited in hundreds of exhibitions across the world over the past 46 years, recently culminating in retrospectives at the Andy Warhol Museum and the Rubin Museum of Art. Genesis Breyer P-Orridge’s artwork is represented by INVISIBLE
in New York.
Yale School of Art invites artists, critics, academics and cultural practitioners throughout each semester to speak about a wide variety of topics and to conduct studio visits with our graduate students.
Lectures are free and open to the public.