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NOT GONE YET - On Stage With My People

In her new solo show, multidisciplinary performance artist Benjie Lasseau explores death, aging and the artist’s journey.

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NOT GONE YET -  On Stage With My People
NOT GONE YET -  On Stage With My People

Time & Location

Apr 29, 2023, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Berkeley, 2547 Eighth St #20, Berkeley, CA 94710, USA

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About the Event

In her new solo show Not GoneYet, On Stage With My People, multidisciplinary performance artist Benjie Lasseau explores death, aging and the artist’s journey. Benjie grew up in a family of powerful personalities whom she recreates as life sized two-dimensional dolls on wheels. She manipulates these scene partners to reconstruct her past and emerge from the shadows of her family’s constellation. It is a story about the solace of ART and blooming late just before the frost.

About Benjie Lasseau

Through her unique and whimsical performance art, Benjie Lasseau opens doors to the world of dreams and symbols. With her roots in the visual arts, costumes and sets are an integral part of her vision. Over the past 26 years Benjie has created nine autobiographical solo performances combining movement, text and Installations. An ongoing theme in her work is defining herself as an artist after having grown up with an icon. When she passes the 9 foot portrait of her father Benny Goodman in North Beach, blocks from her house, she looks up to him and says “see.”

Directed and Developed by Joyful Raven 

Photo by Lucy Hilmer 

Limited seating so don't hestitate to reserve your ticket!

Please join us after the show for a brief talk back session about the creative process and the show. 

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