In her latest multimedia, persona-based performance, Jill Pangallo re-creates the compound and often-incongruous roles that people perform on a daily basis. Pangallo’s detailed, nuanced portraits oscillate between emotional and emotive polarities—funny and serious, happy and sad, tribute and observation—and endeavor to highlight what she believes to be an epidemic of denial and lack of self-awareness, both on a personal and public level. “Pangallo’s work is smart, funny, highly original and kinda creepy.” Glasstire
First, let me be totally honest. I don’t know much about performance art. I attend local performance sporadically and read about/follow the discipline even less frequently. That being said, here’s what I sawheardfeltdid at the Lone Star Explosion Performance Art Biennale 2012.