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Running Too Long

2018

Music, lyrics, and costume by Lex Brown. Adapted by Jorn Tore Egseth. Performed by Lex Brown and Jorn Tore Egseth. Documented by Archie Brown. Curated by the Munch Museum, Oslo Norway.

 

60 min.

 

 

C.E.

2018

Music and dialogue by Lex Brown. Video by Lex Brown. Song by Lex Brown and verse by Aaron Fowler. Performed by Lex Brown and Aaron Fowler. Costume by Lex Brown and Jenny Ng. Documented by Cosmo Erazo. Originally performed May 1 & June 9 at The New Museum, New York, NY.

 

40 min.

 

Objects and materials: trenchcoats, mirrors, christmas lights.

focacciatown
         an operetta

2017

Written, directed, and performed by Lex Brown. Sculptures and costume by Lex Brown. Music by Lex Brown, arranged by Molly Joyce. Documented by Willie Stewart and Archie Brown. Originally performed at Green Gallery, Yale University.

 

60 min.

 

Objects and materials: steel, expandable foam, rubber, steel cables, aquarium tank, rust, aquatic plants, LEDs, Lays chips.

 

Sylvester Ford

2016

Music and words by Lex Brown. Costume by Lex Brown. Documented by Priscilla Brinshot. Originally performed July 12 - 17 at Monkeytown 7, Los Angeles, CA.

 

Length: 17 min.

"_ _ _ _ _"

2016

Performance, costume and sculpture by Lex Brown. Documented by Shikeith. Originally performed October 16 & 17 at 36 Edgewood, New Haven, CT.

 

20 min.
 

Objects and materials: plumbing duct reducers, 4"x4" pressure treated wood, steel, beeswax, carnauba wax, orange oil, high-intensity interval training app, Behringer Xenyx 1202 mixer, Yamaha PSR e-443 keyboard, original song, "The Star Spangled Banner", ribbed tank, spraypainted mesh leggings, tactical kneepads, and vaseline.

Hard Numbers

2016

Music, words, and costume by Lex Brown.Performance by Lex Brown with Cindy Ji Hye Kim, Eric G., and Reeses (retired German Shepard guide dog). Originally performed September 24 & 25 at the International Center of Photography, New York.

 

40 min.

 

Objects and materials: branches, expandable foam, rip-stop nylon, corn, cotton totes, cotton hat, iron-on patches, and Neutrogena foundation in "fair."

Run Bambi

2016

Music and words by Lex Brown. Costume by Lex Brown. Performance by Lex Brown, Kate Ruggeri, Aarica West, and Alteronce Gumby. Originally performed at Yale Cabaret April 7, 8, & 9, 2016. 

 

25 min.

 

Objects and materials: 2"x4" structure, plexiglass, rags, water, custom-designed hats, and screenprinted shirts.

I Go a Long Distance Out of My Way to Go a Short Distance Directly

2016

Music and words by Lex Brown. Performance by Lex Brown with audience participation. Originally performed at 36 Edgewood, New Haven, CT. 

 

20 min.

 

Objects and materials: table, paper, foam figure, saw, toilet paper, sage, and rollerskates.
 

 
 
 

Deja Vu

Music, words, costume, and video by Lex Brown. Documented by Clay Childs and Peter Tomka. Originally performed at:

HA! HA! Business, Luis De Jesus, Los Angeles, CA
June 28, 2015

Yale Video Mixer, Green Gallery, New Haven, CT
September 29, 2015

VIA Music Festival, Pittsburgh, PA
October 19, 2015

SpeakOut, Bronx Art Space, Bronx, NY
January 30, 2016

Sommerakademie, Kunsthalle, Bern, Switzerland
August 13, 2016

 

20 min.

On Discipline

2015

Music and words by Lex Brown. Performance by Lex Brown with audience participation. Documentation by 356 Mission. Originally performed May 14 at
356 Mission, Los Angeles, CA.

 

20 min. 

 

Objects and materials: keyboard, paper, ink, water, fire, soft sculpture.

 

 

 

American Flag

2015

Music and words by Lex Brown. Originally performed at March 22 & 23 at REDCAT Theater Los Angeles, CA.

 

20 min.

 

Objects and materials: historical images, original music, ropes, pillow, and disco ball.

 

 


 

Non-Denominational Services

2015

Music, lyrics, costume, and performance by Lex Brown. Performed by Lex Brown with audience participation. Originally performed January 17 at Chin's Push, Los Angeles, CA.

 

40 min.

 

Objects and materials: barbershop chair, wig, brocade shirt, orthopedic shoes, and hairstyling products.

 

 

 

 

 

Joy Repeating

2014

Music, words, and costume by Lex Brown. Performed by Lex Brown. Originally performed August 9 at Wilding Cran Gallery , Los Angeles, CA.

 

30 min.

 

Objects and material: cardboard boxes, potted plant, soft sculpture, lollipops, dirt, egg, gymnastic ribbon, and acrylic on canvas painting.
 

1•800•POWERS

2014

Music and words by Lex Brown. Performed by Lex Brown. Originally performed June 28 at Backhouse Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

 

15 min.

 

Objects and materials: painted platform, satin bag, knife, glitter, telephone, and calla lilies.