Ron Athey
Performance at Participant in 3 Acts
With Hermes PitTakos, Mecca, and Elliot Reed

Video by Glen Fogel

Originally performed for livestream and recorded at Participant Inc on February 16, 2021

On the Occasion of:
Ron Athey: Queer Communion
Curated by Amelia Jones
February 14 - April 4, 2021


Performance by:
Ron Athey

Performers:
Ron Athey, Hermes Pittakos, Mecca & Elliot Reed

Video Direction, Editing & Lighting:
Glen Fogel

Production Manager & Camera:
Jordan Strafer

Audio & Video Engineer:
Lazar Bozic

Production Assistants:
Harry Kleeman & Caroline Mills

Outdoor Video:
Amelia Jones

Music for Printing Press:
Andrei Yakovlev

Music for Pistol Poem:
Sean Griffin/Opera Povera
Based on Brion Gysin











Ron Athey, “Printing Press” scene from 4 Scenes In A Harsh Life, Walker Art Center at Patrick’s Cabaret, 1994. Courtesy of the Walker Art Center, MInneapolis, MN. [The artist Ron Athey, wearing a blue long-sleeved shirt and pants, appears at the center top of a video frame, his white surgical-gloved hands appear to press on the upper back of performer Divinity Fudge, who is lying face down, with performers attending on each side, Pigpen (left) and Julie Tolentino (right).]