Videos and Photos From the Asheville Fringe Festival

  The 8th annual Asheville Fringe Festival, a four-night marathon of performances held at three venues in downtown Asheville,  was an extravaganza of wild and weird performance art that continues to thrill, challenge and tantalize local audiences.  If you missed this year’s eclectic offerings, here are a few videos clips from Friday night’s performance of “Fringe Audio,” held at the Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center and of “Fringe on Wheels,” the outrageous LaZoom tour that carried a rowdy crowd to various locales in town. 

What is the Asheville Fringe Festival? Read the recent article in the Xpress to learn more.

Also, check out the Xpress photo gallery from “Fringe on Wheels” on Friday, Jan. 23 and from “Fringe in a (Black) Box” on Saturday, Jan. 23 at the BeBe Theatre:

Musician Chandra Shukla and Elisa Faires create experimental soundscapes at the Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center:

Butoh dancer Sara Baird performs with musician Chandra Shukla and Elisa Faires:

Musician Kimathim Moore performing live:

Mother/daughter duet performed by Amy and Sierra Hamilton at the Sacred Embodiment Center, the first destination on the LaZoom tour:

“Safe Sex,” a performance choreographed by Spyce Spice performed at the Sacred Embodiment Center:

Festival organizer and performer Jim Julien asks “where is your pain?” in his performance at the Sacred Embodiment Center:

The Eyelash Carpets, an experimental music collective, perform in a living-installation art piece at Royal Peasantry, the second stop on the LaZoom tour:

—Aiyanna Sezak-Blatt



About Aiyanna Sezak-Blatt
Aiyanna grew up on the island of Kauai, Hawaii. She was educated at The Cambridge School of Weston, Sarah Lawrence College, and Oxford University. Aiyanna lives in Asheville, North Carolina where she proudly works for Mountain Xpress, the city’s independent local newspaper.

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