Mission Statement

The Push Pops are a radical, transnational queer feminist art collective. Geared toward engendering ‘Embodied Feminism,’ Go! Push Pops employs the female body – that which is bound to a cross-cultural language of desire, signification and power – in tactical, ideological strategy. Go! Push Pops utilize gesture, exclamation and popular idiom to embody a new age discursive physicality interfacing with the ancient archetypal realm. Neo-Dada, Fluxist and Feminist, their performance work posits the body as a danger to the operation of reason and patriarchal economy of lack. A wild leap, an elusive slogan, a paroxysm of the flesh – The Push Pops reinscribe the body through participatory ritual, spontaneous performance and interactive multi-media installation.


Tuesday, May 31, 2011

The Push Pops open the summer season 2011 with BLOCK WATCHING!!!!!

Please join The Push Pops for their remix of Luis Gispert's Block Watching (2002) this time with more girls, more bling and a jewelry liquidation sale at half time! in "Meet Me at the Market" for Bushwick Open Studios: Sunday June 5th, 2:00 pm at

110 Moore St, Brooklyn.

about BLOCK WATCHING (2002)

Gispert’s cheerleader series of lush, color photographs depicting cheerleaders accessorized with the hip hop gold chains and jewelry, first brought him to the art world’s attention. Although this series was perceived as a reference to popular culture and cultural identity, Gispert approached the subject from the perspective of Baroque religious paintings depicting levitating saints at moments of epiphany and the conventions of sports photography, which established the iconic image of the sports hero in mid air. The cheerleader photographs were achieved with cinematic techniques and methods to produce special effects, most notably the green-screen. Gispert used a long exposure to photograph his models suspended on wires in a chroma-key green room. In movies, actors play against the green background, which is typically superimposed onto another backdrop to complete the illusion. However, Gispert retained the green field to reveal the artifice.

full press release is below with all the info about the event and location:

"Meet Me at the Market" for Bushwick Open Studios June 4th and 5th 2011


The Moore Street market is located on 110 Moore Street in East Williamsburg


Part of Bushwick’s Open Studio Weekend - June 3rd, 4th and 5th 2011

Morning Coffee Opening, compliments of Bushwick’s own FARMCART, Saturday, June 4th 10:00 am – 11:00 am - Get a coffee and a map, and tour the historic market.

Using the Moore Street Market as muse, 7 artists-Liz Atzberger, Sharon Butler, Brece Honeycutt, Lars Kremer, Austin Thomas, Julie Torres and Audra Wolowiec with a special appearance by the Push Pops performing at 2:00pm of Sunday, June 5th-combine art and food for a series of weekend events!

Schedule of Events: Saturday, June 4th 10:00 am coffee and Bushwick Open Studio map pick-up ,12 noon free art class with Austin Thomas, find Brece Honeycutt in Stall #13 from 10 am - 2pm, and at 5:00pm Lars Kremer serves up snacks! Sunday, June 5th from 12 pm - 4 pm again you will find Brece Honeycutt in stall #13 knitting,

at 2:00 pm the Push Pops perform and Sharon Butler wraps it up at 4:00pm with a salon discussion on the economics of open studios.

Biergarten, sandwiches, coffee, sweets, and other treats all weekend by FARMCART - 12-8 pm Friday, 10-8 pm Saturday, 11-5 pm Sunday.

So meet us at the market!!

Moore Street Market

110 Moore Street (in the corners of Humboldt and Varet) - Bus/Train directions: Hopstop.com

Brooklyn, NY 11206-3301 - Phone number: (718) 384-137 - E-mail: moorestreetmarket@bedc.org

Also pocketutopia.com

Arts in Bushwick

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