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.


Thursday, December 29, 2011

Katie Cercone's (aka Diamond of the Push Pops) video sculpture QUEEN CANDY BILE will be shown in Amy Smith-Stewart's CAMPAIGN Exhibition with several of the Push Pop's artist idols big ballers/big hitters Kate Gilmore, Shana Moulton, K8 Hardy, Mika Rottenberg, Laurel Nakadate, Nida Abidi and many others!!!

Opening Thurs. Jan 12th 6-8pm at C24 Gallery 514 West 24th St. in Chelsea.

The Push Pops are pleased to announce we will perform a 'Bulimic Flow' yoga hip hop fusion feat. TLC's crazysexycool as a looped mantra during the opening!

Push Pops go on @ 6:30pm!!!

C24 Gallery

Amy Smith-Stewart

Monday, December 12, 2011



Rainbagladybow, a performance pilgrimage from the East River to the Hudson for Art in Odd Places 2011: RITUAL, was a three-tiered woman chorus exploring the necessity of magic, whimsy and ritual under the word salad banners of the trash adorned urban spiritual elite. Carrying East River Holy Water the Push Pops dumped ceremoniously in the Hudson, Rainbagladybow traveled along Manhattan's 14th st., a bustling place of commerce burying a historical canal once a rich source of natural resources. Navigating glitter trash and the porous boundaries of the commercial and chaste, secular and religious, Trader Joe's, Walgreens, Dunkin' Donuts and their ilk; the Push Pops dawned ribbons, coconut water bottles and otherwise odd baubles like precious totems as they humped bushes, worshipped fruit stands and horrified onlookers with their shrill yelps and violent gyrations. Part streetside shrine, gypsy caravan and consumer spectacle...Rainbagladybow stakes a proud claim in the power of ethereal sludge.