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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

In Context: Brooklyn Bred 2: Dynasty Handbag

Dynasty Handbag (Jibz Cameron) performs Soggy Glasses at BAM as part of Brooklyn Bred 2 on October 17. Context is everything, so get even closer to the show with this curated selection of original blog pieces, articles, interviews, and videos related to Cameron's work. Once you've seen it, help us keep the conversation going by telling us what you thought below.

Program Notes

Dynasty Handbag / Brooklyn Bred 2 (PDF)


Fireside Chat: The Artists of Brooklyn Bred 2 (BAM Blog)
Martha Wilson, Jibz Cameron (Dynasty Handbag), Clifford Owens, and Pablo Helguera talk performance art with Morgan Green.

Dynasty Handbag
The artist's website, featuring videos, music, merch, and more.

Jibz Cameron: Feeling High and Feeling Low (
What does it feel like to be truly happy? Cameron talks candidly.

In Conversation with Jibz Cameron (
Cameron discusses the origins of her alter ego, performing from the id, clowning around, and more.

Franklin Furnace’s Martha Wilson (BOMB)
The Brooklyn Bred curator recalls formative moments with Tristram Shandy, her first rejection, and making the world safe for avant garde art.

Mierem Benanni
The animator's work makes an appearance in Dynasty Handbag's show.


Remote Penetration
Cameron plays “a male drone operator whose ‘waves of violence’ disrupt the calm of his nuclear family” in this performance film.

Bags (Vimeo)
Dynasty Handbag hops through an emotional minefield of anthropomorphized disposable bags.

Now your turn...

So how did you enjoy the show? Likes? Dislikes? Surprises? Tell us what's on your mind in the comments below.


  1. Dynasty Handbag is the best thing about NYC.

  2. Incredible show, I wanted it to go on, and on and on. -CK