My Barbarian, Voyage of the White Widow, 2007. Photo by Scoli Acosta. My Barbarian
In Voyage of the White Widow, California band My Barbarian presents a nautical musical spectacle set in a European Golden Age confounded by globalism and environmental disaster. Performers Malik Gaines, Jade Gordon, and Alex Segade play with the audience in a comical critique of colonial history.
About the Artist
My Barbarian is a performance group founded in 2000 by Malik Gaines, Jade Gordon, and Alexandro Segade that makes rock operas, folk plays, theatrical situations, and musical videos shown in venues such as Redcat and the UCLA Hammer Museum, both in Los Angeles, Participant, Inc, New York, and de Appel, Amsterdam. They were included in the California Biennial at the Orange County Museum of Art (2006), the Montreal Biennial (2007), and PERFORMA05 (2005.)
Co-presented by The Whitney Museum of American Art