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Erin Markey Featured in The New Yorker

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Photograph by Pari Dukovic for The New Yorker. Back to front: Erin Markey and Emily Davis. 

Erin Markey (BFA 2004) is featured in a profile in the latest issue of The New Yorker.

It’s impossible to take your eyes off the performance artist Erin Markey, who matches sirenlike self-possession with off-the-wall non-sequitur humor. Imagine Tilda Swinton crossed with Yogi Berra, but weirder. In Singlet” (at the Bushwick Starr, May 16-June 3), Markey draws on everything from Jean Genet’s 1947 play The Maids” to downloadable couples counselling and Olympic weight lifting to explore the erotic undertones of a friendship,” in a piece featuring Markey and Emily Davis…

The Performance Artist Exploring Friendship’s Erotic Undertones | The New Yorker