Artworks
Live Art/Performance
2014
Article
Music
Performance Review
2015
Performance/Dance Theatre
2014
Physical Theatre, Comedy, Improv Performance
Contemporary Performance Improvisation
Performance Review, Article
2015
Performance Review, Article
2015
Puppetry Performance, Music, dance and visual art
2016
participatory research
2018
Pop Log
2 year online project.
2011

Activity

  • In late 2016, Melissa Birch founded the Presidensity Project, a 4-year research residency addressing new normal through performance research & studio practice. The project builds on Birch’s reputation for delivering vanguard performance ahead of mainstream articulations. Presidensity Project reconfigures the ephemeral impact of live performance into a series of material encounters inside the structured transparency of the work studio. We're measuring and developing elasticity in American…
  • In late 2016, Melissa Birch founded the Presidensity Project, a 4-year research residency addressing new normal through performance research & studio practice. The project builds on Birch’s reputation for delivering vanguard performance ahead of mainstream articulations. Presidensity Project reconfigures the ephemeral impact of live performance into a series of material encounters inside the structured transparency of the work studio. We're measuring and developing elasticity in American…
  • A 4-Year Performance Residency to Examine Responses + Propose Interactive Antidotes IN late 2016, Melissa Birch founded the Presidensity Project, a 4-year performance residency designed to examine, document and propose cultural and community responses to the 2016 election through an interactive, live arts lens.  'This project isn’t about a fake presidency. There's nothing new in reality tv. This project is more of a wake. It’s the dynamite exploding in the cave and the cave itself. A lot li…
  • Melissa Birch updated the Artwork Who Moved My Child
  • How did humankind become in such conflict with nature? We long to share in this connection with the earth, cycles, and living things, yet more often we act as weapons of (mass) destruction toward the life forces that sustain us. Love and puppets, Melissa Birch, Director You Were Once Wild Here BareBones 2016 Outdoor Puppet Extravaganza  
  • Melissa Birch updated the Artwork Who Moved My Child
  • Melissa Birch updated the Artwork Who Moved My Child
  • How did humankind become in such conflict with nature? We long to share in this connection with the earth, cycles, and living things, yet more often we act as weapons of (mass) destruction toward these life forces that sustain us. Love and puppets, Melissa Birch, Director You Were Once Wild Here BareBones 2016 Outdoor Puppet Extravaganza