“A judgment about life has no meaning except the truth of the one who speaks last, and the mind is at ease only at the moment when everyone is shouting at once and no one can hear a thing.” -Georges Bataille

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BLACK BOX punk rock

Aztec Economy+ Fever Dream + DirtBikes Music + Lilith Velkor+YOUTHQUAKE.. BLACKBOX is a poem-play live performance weaving 5 different perspectives, 5 different writing styles, and 5 different characters set at the site of a fictional plane crash in the Canadian wilderness in an attempt to explore ‘what is’ the nature of physical reality and the limits of perception....
BUTCHER HOLLER HERE WE COME (On Tour)

BUTCHER HOLLER HERE WE COME (On Tour)

                                      Performed in NYC: The Tank in Times Square, West Park Presbyterian Church, IRT – West Village, and Bird River. Performed in FLORIDA: Silver Meteor & HCC College Tampa, West Palm Organics Performed in TEXAS: WaterTower Theatre...
MY AIM IS TRUE (2013)

MY AIM IS TRUE (2013)

MY AIM IS TRUE Southeast Texas theatergoers will experience a different kind of live performance as theatre groups Ad Hoc Beaumont and New York’s Aztec Economy present My Aim is True on Saturday Feb. 9, Friday Feb. 15, and Saturday Feb. 16, at 7:30 p.m., on the grounds of the Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum at...
THE BRUTES (2013)

THE BRUTES (2013)

THE BRUTES ~ a staged reading   Just 5 months before an assassine murdered President Abraham Lincoln, a benefit performance of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar was presented in New York City’s Greenwich Village. Three brothers, Edwin, Junius Brutus, Jr., and John Wilkes Booth – stock the most prestigious acting family of their day, performed onstage together for...
BUTCHER HOLLER HERE WE COME (2012 workshop)

BUTCHER HOLLER HERE WE COME (2012 workshop)

  BUTCHER HOLLER HERE WE COME is the story of four workers trapped in a mine in the coal fields of West Virginia. A pusher, a driller, an engineer, a deputy pit boss, and the crew’s foreman are trapped when an unexpected explosion rockets through the mine. With their foreman unconscious, the remaining miners are forced to deal...
KILL DEVIL HILLS (2012)

KILL DEVIL HILLS (2012)

KILL DEVIL HILLS is a live, immersive performance which creates a psychic space to re-imagine the dawn of flying machines. Wilbur is the doubt-ridden, emotionally stunted, one-mechanical-armed, maniacally hard-driven visionary with suicidal tendencies & a nightmare quest (a la Conrad’s ‘Heart of Darkness’) to capture Icarus’ wings and whose success will ultimately be subverted by an Ahab-like legal war against his enemies for creative...
COLOR TVS EN TIJUANA (2012)

COLOR TVS EN TIJUANA (2012)

COLOR TVS EN TIJUANA (approx. 45 min) is a live performance using 7 PERFORMERS. 7 TVs. 7 SCENES to explore Christ’s 7 Stations of the Cross in the context of modern day Tijuana, Mexico. In Room 7 of  Tres Marias  Motel on the volatile border between the United States and Mexico, one evening’s encounters of the souls of a dancer, an undercover...
MORE SONGS FROM THE NEOFASCISTS (2008/ 2012)

MORE SONGS FROM THE NEOFASCISTS (2008/ 2012)

MORE SONGS FROM THE NEOFASCISTS (2008; 2012) is an ongoing sideshow act depicting Goose, Bruno, Gaucho, Rudolf, Assaryan & Others as they travel the circuit from Berlinto Bucharest from Santiago to the Sunny Slopes of Spain to Brooklyn Locations such as Bushwick Starr to Roberta’s Pizza to House of Yes; to Moscow to Manhattan locations such as The Tank (formerly...
PSYCHOJELLY (2012)

PSYCHOJELLY (2012)

PSYCHOJELLY (aztec economy) is a half-hour performance with live music and video detailing a narrative involving radioactive jelly, turtle eggs, floppy discs, James Bond, and cold war escapism set in Bulgaria in the 1980s. Aztec Economy has presented shows at the Obie-Award Winning Ice Factory at the Ohio Theater and 3LD in Lower Manhattan, as...
THE BATTLE PLAYS TRILOGY (2008,2009,2010)

THE BATTLE PLAYS TRILOGY (2008,2009,2010)

THE BATTLE PLAYS TRILOGY was a three-year / three-piece performance installation that examined the isolation of the American-psyche-in-crisis through genre, medium, and history.   BRING ME THE HEAD OF JOHN FORD (2008, The Brick Theater – Brooklyn) mixed elements of Noh and Greek mystery plays with 4 projector screens and 2 televisions against one speed-addicted video...
PONTIAC FIREBIRD VARIATIONS (2011)

PONTIAC FIREBIRD VARIATIONS (2011)

PONTIAC FIREBIRD VARIATIONS premiered at the Obie-Award Winning Ice Factory at 3LD in Lower Manhattan’s Financial District. 3 years in development and combining 80s pop culture, parallel dimensions, muscle cars, linguistic variation, mythology and dreams, PFV took one scene from Shakespeare’s RICHARD III (ACT I, SC 4), and explored it in the context of ‘the...
NATIONAL DIET OF JAPAN (2010)

NATIONAL DIET OF JAPAN (2010)

NATIONAL DIET OF JAPAN was presented at Performance Space 122 (P.S.122) in the East Village of New York City. Borrowing from Native American mythology, Nintendo Games, Zen Garden Rituals, Japanese tea ceremonies, and Parliamentary Processes, NDOJ took the audience through a 45 minute spectrum of political and biological hierarchy and the skinning of a dead...
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