Tonight, TransMedia Artist, Phoebe Legere, will receive two Acker Awards, in Visual Arts, and in Music, in a ceremony at Theater 80 in New York City.
|Phoebe on Guitar|
|Baby by Phoebe|
|One of Phoebe's Scores|
The Acker Awards is a tribute given to members of the avant garde arts community who have made outstanding contributions in their discipline in defiance of convention, or else served their fellow writers and artists in outstanding ways. The award is named after novelist Kathy Acker who in her life and work exemplified the risk-taking and
uncompromising dedication that identifies the true avant garde artist. Acker
Awards are granted to both living and deceased members of the New York and San
The cities were chosen for their historic linkage as centers for the avant garde. The providers of the Acker Awards are Alan Kaufman (San Francisco) and Clayton Patterson (New York City). The recipients were determined through extensive discussion with members of the arts communities in both cities.
TransMedia Artist Phoebe Legere will receive the Acker Award tonight in two categories: Visual Arts and Music. at Theater 80. To learn more about this prestigious award, please visit http://www.ackerawards.com/
|Karl Lagerfeld and the Buffalo|
doors open at 6:30 ends at 10PM
|Tears and Fruit|