Résumé

PLAYS WRITTEN AND PERFORMED BY LULU LOLO:

  • 2013 Hofstra University, NY, Association of Italian-American Educators Poets & Writers Piazza, Hofstra’s 21st Italian Experience excerpt from Soliloquy for a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, Sponsored by Arba Sicula, Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater-Axinn Library Curator: Louisa Calio
  • 2013 Bluestockings Bookstore, NY, excerpts from 38 Witnessed her Death, I Witnessed her Love: The Lonely Secret of Mary Ann Zielonko (Kitty Genovese Story) and OBITS: An Exercise In Limitation
  • 2013 Yorkville Branch, New York Public Library, Soliloquy for a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
  • 2013 Christ the King High School, NY, Triangle Fire Memorial & Award Reception, excerpt from Soliloquy For a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
  • 2013 WDI’s Women of the Workforce Initiative (WOW) Second Annual Working Women’s Conference, Albany, NY, excerpt from Soliloquy For a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
  • 2013 Museum at Eldridge Street Synagogue, NY, Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition, excerpt from Soliloquy For a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
  • January 2013 Metropolitan Playhouse, Founder’s Festival, From Shore to Shore
  • 2012 Wagner College, Staten Island NY, Professor Alan Hoffner’s Class, “Urbanized Society” 38 Witnessed Her Death, I Witnessed Her Love: The Lonely Secret of Mary Ann Zielonko (Kitty Genovese Story)
  • 2012 Oradell Public Library, Oradell, NJ, excerpts from 38 Witnessed her Death, I Witnessed her Love: The Lonely Secret of Mary Ann Zielonko (Kitty Genovese Story
  • 2012 NYU, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, “Landscapes of Consumption” Associate Professor Caitlin M. Zaloom, excerpt from Soliloquy for a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in conjunction with Dr. Lucy Oakley, Head of Education and Programming, NYU Grey Art Gallery, lecture Art, Memory, Place: Commemorating The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
  • 2012 East Harlem Community Garden, A Garden Miscellany
  • 2012 CSV Center, NY, The Magdalene Laundries
  • 2011 Widener University, PA, Soliloquy For a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
  • 2011 Onsite Three Part New York City Street Performance, Soliloquy For a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
  • 2011 City Island Branch of the New York Public Library, Soliloquy For a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
  • 2011 Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Soliloquy For a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
  • 2011 Seward Park Branch of the New York Public Library, Soliloquy For a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
  • 2011 Iona College, New Rochelle, NY, “Week of the Peacemaker: Got Work? Need Jobs and Justice” Soliloquy For a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
  • 2010, Triangle Factory Fire Forum at Adelphi University's Manhattan Center, NY, Soliloquy For a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
  • 2010, Judson Church, NY,  Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition, excerpt from  Soliloquy For a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
  • 2009 Smalls Jazz Café, NY,Obits”  work  in progress
    2008 Uptown/Downtown, The Gatehouse at Harlem Stage/DNA, From Shore To Shore: Aaron Burr and Theodosia Burr Alston
  • 2008 LMCC Workspace Open Studios Writers Residency, 92YTribeca and Artist Studios, scenes from In The Shadows of Ghostly Sightings and Obits: An Exercise In Limitation
  • 2008 Italianamericannetwork.com, Italian Superstitions, video episodes
  • 2007 Harlem Open Artist Studio Tour, Sidewalk performance, 116 Street/Pete Pascale Place, One-Person play: Macaroni and Mal Occhio
  • 2007 FAR (Field Artist Residency) Space, NY, One-Person play: 38 Witnessed Her Death, I Witnessed Her Love: The Lonely Secret of Mary Ann Zielonko (Kitty Genovese story)
  • 2007 City Reliquary Museum, BK, NY, One-Person play: Macaroni and Mal Occhio
  • 2007 Columbia University, NY, Low Library, Council Member Melissa Mark- Viverito’s “State of the District Address”, excerpt from Soliloquy For a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
  • 2007 Hofstra University, NY, “Day of Dialogue” One-Person play: Soliloquy For a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
  • 2007 Stony Brook University, NY, Wang Center Theatre, One-Person play: Soliloquy For a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
  • 2006 Women’s Week, Provincetown Fringe Festival, MA One-Person play: 38 Witnessed Her Death, I Witnessed Her Love: The Lonely Secret of Mary Ann Zielonko (Kitty Genovese story)
  • 2005 Wagner College, Staten Island, NY, One-Person play: Macaroni and Mal Occhio
  • 2005 Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, NY, One-Person play: Soliloquy For a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
  • 2005 Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, Staten Island, NY, One-Person play: Soliloquy For a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
  • 2004 The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, Staten Island, NY One-Person play: Three Sisters in Soul: Saint, Soldier, Seamstress
  • 2004 Gay and Lesbian Theatre Festival, Columbus, Ohio Deviant Women: 38 Witnessed Her Death, I Witnessed Her Love: The Lonely Secret of Mary Ann Zielonko (Kitty Genovese story)
  • 2004 Metropolitan Playhouse, NY, Alphabet City, Lucille Consorti
  • 2004 Metropolitan Playhouse, NY, Alphabet City, Steve Cannon
  • 2003 Provincetown Fringe Festival, MA Wild and Deviant Women: Sworn Oath For a Soldier from LuLu LoLo Takes Her Hat Off to The Fair Sex—Unfair Victims
  • 2002 The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, Staten Island, NY, One-Person play: Macaroni and Mal Occhio
  • 2002 Raw Space, NY, Spotlight On Productions, Halloween Festival, One-Person play: Macaroni and Mal Occhio
  • 2002 Bronx River Art Center, NY, One-Person play: Macaroni and Mal Occhio
  • 2002 Leonard Branch, Brooklyn Public Library, NY, One-Person play: Macaroni and Mal Occhio (Evil Eye) Food, Faith, and Family—Growing up Italian-American
  • 2002 Tenement Theater, Immigrants Theatre Project and Lower East Side Tenement Museum, NY, One-Person play: LuLu LoLo Takes Her Hat Off to The Fair Sex—Unfair Victims
  • 2001 Tenement Theater, Immigrants Theatre Project and Lower East Side Tenement Museum, NY, American Dreams: New Plays About New York City and the Immigrant Experiences: One-Person play: LuLu LoLo Takes Her Hat Off to The Fair Sex—Unfair Victims
  • 1998 Smack Mellon Studios, Brooklyn, NY, Tex and Trixie Present: Lost In the Heartland: LuLu LoLo Insect Exotica

FICTION/NONFICTION:

DRAMATIC READINGS:

  • 2013 The New Orleans Marriott, New Orleans, Louisiana, Dear Marc: Letters from the People to Congressman Vito Marcantonio: A Dramatic Reading researched and performed by LuLu LoLo, 46th Annual Conference of the Italian American Studies Association, “Italian American Identity Politics”
  • 2013 Yippee Museum Café, NY, Patti Smith Celebration
  • 2013 Gotham Center for New York City History, NY, in a dramatic reading of L is For Lion: An Italian Bronx Butch Freedom Memoir by Annie Lanzillotto. SUNY Press 2013.
  • 2013, La Mama Experimental Theatre Club, NY, By Light of the Nerve Lantern reading of poetry by Joel Joel Allegretti and John J. Trause
  • 2012 Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, NY, Dear Marc: Letters From His Constituents researched and performed by LuLu LoLo, Vito Marcantonio Forum
  • 2010 Cornelia Street Cafe, NY, Leonard Cohen: You Know Who I am: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen Conceived and Realized by Joel Allegretti

THEATRICAL PERFORMANCES:

  • 2013 New York University, “Uncloaking Poe: An Evening Tribute” excerpt Quoth the Raven by Dan Evans
  • 2012 New York University, “Inspired by Poe” excerpt Quoth the Raven by Dan Evans
  • 2009 Metropolitan Playhouse, NY, Another Sky The Straitjacket by Dan Evans
    2008 Metropolitan Playhouse, NY, Mevillapalooza, The Archangel by Dan Evans
  • 2007 Metropolitan Playhouse, NY, Twainathon, Henry’s Lunchroom by Dan Evans
  • 2006 Women’s Week, Provincetown Fringe Festival, MA, Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler
  • 2006 Metropolitan Playhouse, NY, Poe-Fest, Quoth the Raven by Dan Evans
  • 2005 Provincetown Fringe Festival, MA, Well of Horniness by Holly Hughes and Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler
  • 1997 Milagro Theater, SCV Cultural Center, NY, staged reading The Beggars’ Report, written by Dan Evans, “Gypsy Woman”

PERFORMANCE ART:

  • 2013 Art in Odd Places, Remembrance of Phone Numbers Past
  • 2013 Mother Cabrini of the Mississippi, 46th Annual Conference of the Italian American Studies, Association, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 2012 Flux Factory, Not So Silent Auction, Art in General, “The Mayor”
  • 2012 Hofstra University, Democracy in Performance: Rose Schneiderman
  • 2012 Flux Factory, NY, Banquet for America,” The Mayor”
  • 2011 Art in Odd Places Ritual, NY, The Gentleman of 14th Street
  • 2011 Festival of Ideas for the New City, New Museum, AIOP, 14th Street NewsBoy
  • 2010 Art In Odd  Places Fundraiser, “Side Show” LuLu as Insect Exotica
  • 2010 Raccolte Frugone (Museum) Genoa, Italy,” Museum All- Over” John Erickson Museum of Art: Next Chapter and Raccolte Frugone Museum
  • 2010 Philadelphia, PA, “Where There is Water Night Parade”
  • 2010 LeMans, France, “The Cosmic Grand Prix” “Les Errances de l’eau a Le Mans” Ghost Art Gallery,
  • 2009 New York, NY “14th Street NewsBoy”, Art In Odd Places
  • 2009 Genoa, Italy, “Collecting Art Museum Dust”, UnimediaModern Contemporary Art, collaboration The John Erickson Museum, JEMA
  • 2009/2008 Paris, France, “Dust Collecting Paris Art Museums,” collaboration, The John Erickson Museum
  • 2008 New York, NY, The Festival of the Black Madonna, ‘Mother Cabrini”
  • 2008 New York, NY “Dust Collecting New York City Art Museums”, collaboration, The John Erickson Museum
  • 2008 Campagna, Italy, “Sculpting and Collecting Campagna,” collaboration, The John Erickson Museum, International Multimedia Festival Review of   the Water, Spazio Utopia Contemporary Art
  • 2007 Paris, France, Mother Cabrini and the Statue of Liberty
  • 2007 Campagna, Italy, Madre Cabrini della “Chiena”, International Multimedia Festival Review of the Water
  • 2006 Urban Pool, Brooklyn, NY LuLu LoLo and The Collyer Brothers, City Reliquary “Collectors Night”
  • 2003 Xanadu, NY, LuLu LoLo Crowns Xanadu
  • 2003 Battery Park, NY, Twyla Tharp, The One Hundreds
  • 2003 Union Square Subway Station, NY, Love A Commuter Project supported by El Museo Del Barrio, NY
  • 2002 The Creative Center For Women with Cancer, NY, Brazil Night
  • 2002 Union Square Subway Station, NY, Love A Commuter Project supported by Artists Space, NY
  • 2000 School of Visual Arts, NY MFA Illustration Department, Marshall Arisman, Chair, Transformation of Insect Exotica LuLu LoLo
  • 1999 Double Pleasure, NY Performance and Video Event, Feels Like The First Time
  • 1997 CB’s 313 Gallery, NY, I’m Only 5’1”
  • 1996 Ninth Annual 1996 Cleveland Performance Art Festival, Cleveland, OH, LuLu LoLo Crowns Cleveland
  • 1996 John Weber Gallery, NY, LuLu LoLo and Lucio Pozzi
  • 1996 Paris and Luxembourg, Street Performances, Je Suis LuLu LoLo
  • 1995 Whitney Museum, NY opening Florine Stettheimer, Manhattan Fantastica, “LuLu LoLo’s Homage to Florine Stettheimer”

ART EXHIBITIONS

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITONS:

  • 2013 Wayfarers, NY, Ransom
  • 2013 Platform Arts Centre, Belfast, Ireland, Belfast Photo Festival BeSpectacleD
  • 2013 Down Arts Centre, Downpatrick, Northern Ireland, Glue: An International Survey Exhibition of Contemporary Collage
  • 2013 Fifth Floor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Doing Pennants
  • 2012 Winter Garden, World Financial Center, NY, Telegrams on the Table: An Interrupted Allegory+Picaresque Adventure: Curated and produced by Cheryl Kaplan presented by ArtsBrookfield and The Office performing arts + film, curators of CultureStream, LuLu LoLo’s video Dust Collecting Specialist in Campagna Italy,
  • 2010 Grey Art Gallery, New York University, NY, Art/Memory/Place: Commemorating the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
  • 2010 Ghost Art Gallery, Le Mans, France, Co/Existences, Co-Résistances.
  • 2010, Château de Sacy, Sacy-le Petit,  France, “Black Stars On a White Sky”, Adam Nankervis Museum MAN
  • 2010 Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland U.K., “Little Wonder” John Erickson   Museum of Art: Next Chapter and Golden Thread Gallery
  • 2010 Raccolte Frugone (Museum) Genoa, Italy, "Museum All-Over” John Erickson Museum of Art: Next Chapter and Raccolte Frugone Museum
  • 2009  Berlin Germany, Bereznitsky Gallery, Reliquaries of Empires Dust
  • 2009-2007 Campagna, Italy, Spazio Utopia Contemporary Art, Mostra Internazionale di Mail Art, International Multimedia Festival Review of the Water
  • 2006 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, NY, Speed Limit
  • 2004 Amsterdam, Holland, Video Spill Festival
  • 2003 Yankaka-Ueno, Japan, Art Link 2003, sponsored by Yujin, Co.
  • 2002 New York University, 80 Washington Square East Galleries, NY, 25th Small Works, Curator: Barbara Millstein
  • 2002 Sesto Senso, Bolonga, Italy, Yourself, Autoritratto
  • 2002 Exit Art, NY, Reactions
  • 2001 Mastel + Mastel Gallery, Bk, NY, The Gift Show
  • 2000 Contemporary Museum, Baltimore; Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, CT; Arcadia University, PA; Snapshot
  • 2000 Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY Millennium Bug, Curator: Karen Shaw, (catalog with image)
  • 1999 Lower East Side Tenement Museum, NY Hallowed Halls: A Hybrid Halloween, Curator: Timothy D. Bellavia
  • 1999 Gale Gates Et Al. Bk, NY Size Matters, Curator: Mike Weiss
  • 1999 Smithsonian Institution Traveling exhibitions, collaboration with Petah Coyne, Millennium Messages, organized by the Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY
  • 1998 The Tunnel, NY, La Mama e.t.c.
  • 1998 Gallery K, Washington, D.C. Fashion Happening: Diary of Dressing Curator: Alice Denney
  • 1997 CB’s 313 Gallery, I’m Only 5’1
  • 1997 Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, NY, Hats for “Nubreed Synergy of the Arts”, Curator: Mariacristina Parravicini, Cristenerose Gallery, NY
  • 1997 Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY, Altered Egos, Curator: Reine Hauser (catalog with image, website)
  • 1997 Isis Conceptual Laboratory, Inc. West Branch, Iowa, Looking For the Pieces, (web site)
  • 1997 Lower East Side Tenement Museum, NY The Chamber Pot Show, Curator: Timothy D. Bellavia
  • 1996 The National Arts Club, NY Contemporary Annual, Home is Where the Art is or, Hybrid Affairs, Curator: Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt (catalog with two images)

    SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

  • 2004 The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, Staten Island, NY, Installation: With These Our Hands: The Artistry of the Early Italian Immigrants in New York City
  • 2003 Xanadu, NY, Window Installation
  • 2002 The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, Staten Island, NY, Installation: Grandma LuLu and Grandma Lizzie—A Remembrance of Tenement Life
  • 1999 China Club, NY, Insect Exotica
  • 1998, Life, NY, Blackmailed by Glamour

FEATURE FILMS:

  • 1999 D.C. Productions, NY, Clockin’ Green, written and directed by Juney Smith, distributed by York Entertainment Video, CA

TELEVISION PERFORMANCES:

  • 2006 Manhattan Neighborhood Network, Something To Offer, Host: Anne Marie Offer
  • 2003 CBS-TV, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Contestant
  • 2002 Bronx Net TV, NY, Gary Axelbank Show
  • 1999-97 Time Warner Cable, NY, The Young and The Stupid, video soap opera series
  • 1996 Time Warner Cable, NY Exotica New York, video taped interview with Eny Hanson

VIDEO PERFORMANCES:

  • 2001 LuLu LoLo Productions, NY, The Fair Sex—Unfair Victims: The Murder of Helen Jewett
  • 1995 Holly Solomon Gallery, NY, filmed in the Lanigan-Schmidt installation for Love Flight of a Pink Candy Heart, “LuLu LoLo’s Homage to Florine and Tommy” with Agosto Machado and Tommy Lanigan-Schmidt

RADIO INTERVIEWS:

  • 2003 WOMR, 92.1FM, Provincetown, MA Theatre Week in Review, Guy Wolf, Managing Director, Provincetown Theatre Co.
  • 2003 WOMR, 92.1FM, Provincetown, MA, Magic Morning Star, Marjorie Conn

PRODUCTION DESIGNER FEATURE FILMS:

  • 2003 D.C. Productions NY, Underground P.D., written and directed by Juney Smith, distributed by Maverick Entertainment
  • 2002 D.C. Productions NY, Lost Money, written and directed by Juney Smith, distributed by Maverick Entertainment
  • 2002 D.C. Productions NY, Snitch in New York, written and directed by Juney Smith, distributed by Maverick Entertainment
  • 2001 D.C. Productions NY, Pressure, written and directed by Juney Smith, distributed by Maverick Entertainment
  • 2000 D.C. Productions NY, Deep Trouble, written and directed by Juney Smith, distributed by Delta Entertainment Video

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY:

LECTURES:

  • 2009 Return as Artistic Performance for the conference "The Land of Our Return: Disaporic Encounters with Italy" John D. Calandra Italian American Institute
    2008 School of Visual Arts, NY MFA Illustration Department
    1998 School of Visual Arts, NY MFA Fine Arts Department

EDUCATION:

  • Apprentice to Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt; BA, Empire State College, SUNY; School of Visual Arts; High School of Performing Arts

ORGANIZATIONS:

RESIDENCIES:

AWARDS:

  • The Triangle Fire Memorial Association Inc. 2011
  • New York City Council Member 8th District Melissa Mark-Viverito proclamation for LuLu LoLo’s contributions to New York City and the community of East Harlem , 2007