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This SATURDAY on Oddities. The Science Channel. 9PM Record it and send it to me because I don’t have the channel. 1 min and 30 seconds of pure awesome entertainment. I will surprise you and wake you up with mystery.
On MAY 8TH 2013, centered in Washington Sq Park, the PEP (Parks Dept police) will be giving out an FAQ sheet describing in detail the rights (or lack of rights) of performers in all NYC Parks. The Parks Dept has … Continue reading
So today I decided I’m going to be consistent about going out on Union Square again. If my life is nothing else, at least I can be happy that I made people laugh, its simple. Life doesn’t need to be … Continue reading
Your mind is open Life is important. Life is Life. Life is a dollar. You can’t put a price on life show.
This is the game that you thought you were in. Well it doesn’t matter if its a game or not. because love has no opposites. Now eat a cookie with me. We will share it to all the people. Yayyyyy … Continue reading
A. The artist. B. The humanbeing C. The One. We are all meant to achieve our purpose. Life is short, in this amount of time, this is when you create everything you ever dreamed of. I’d say take it to … Continue reading
MATTHEW SILVER’S GBM PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE: -March 14, Thurs., 11pm -March 28, Thurs., 9pm -April 4, Thurs., Midnight -April 20, Sat., 11pm -May 2, Thurs., 10pm -May 29, Wed., 9pm -June 12, Wed., 11pm -June 28, Fri., 8pm You will … Continue reading
The Cocoon Project / CocoonNYC- is a collaborative art endeavor that documents and performs the hand-crafted Cocoons with dancers, video projections, sound and music in site-specific performance-installations. CocoonNYC was created by Sherry Aliberti, an architect and performance artist based in … Continue reading
Nathaniel Sullivan - makes performances in the guise of lectures, tours, and seminars that satirically address contradictory meanings embedded in popular culture. He has tackled subjects as varied as former French president Francois Mitterrand’s last meal, basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain’s … Continue reading
3/12 - My Brain Gets Overwhelmed Theme – 2 Courtney Leigh Novak - “I experience life through emotion, I remember the past based on smell and the mood. Creating new moments consciously, constantly, while playing a synopsis of all that came before back … Continue reading
Performance Heart 3/5 – My Heart is important, God Damn it!! Theme – 1 Katie Donut is a Brooklyn-Based performance artist who pushes personal boundaries to communicate (both her experience with and reaction to) mental illness, along with the social stigma … Continue reading
Every other Wednesday 2/27, 3/13, and 3/27 (9-11)pm Circus of Dreams is a showcase of exciting & exhilarating, strange & sexy performance artists. Straddling lines of classification, blurring boundaries between dream and nightmare, entertainment and Art, every other Wednesday night … Continue reading
Georgio Carpet Matthew Silver Erik Hokanson Darlinda Just Darlinda Heeran LeeYoo Davon Rainey Jill McDermid Lopi LaRoe Hiroshi Shafer The Ending
The people gather, they are collaborating to create the Cosmic Narf NOoop Village Idiot Matthew Silver DECLARES The Brain an illusion!!! Killy Killer Dwyer shows us why we’re all becoming robots, Smart phones are just the beginning. Solomon the Peculiarist does … Continue reading
Photo taken by Ken Yapelli Matthew Silver has been performing @ Union Square, Astor Place and Washington Square Park as the Village Idiot, getting people to act silly. You may have heard about him on the Gothamist, Timeout NY, The Village Voice, Brooklyn paper and Papermag or infamous sites like diehipster and Normalbobsmith. Just recently … Continue reading
A documentary About my work @ Washington Square Park, Created by Faulkner Allocco. Very well done and entertaining.
Monthly Performance Art Show. Last Sunday of the Month @ Muchmore’s!!! Boundaries between Audience and Performer will be CONFUSING. Vulnerable states will be PRESENT. The performer’s arsenal, FEAR, LOVE, LAUGHTER, Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Raptors Matthew Silver MCs This Month’s MARKS: … Continue reading
Our mind plays a game. It always wants One answer to everything. Well the truth is you’ll never receive that one answer because it doesn’t exist. So knowing that you don’t know the answer, and that you’ll be ok being … Continue reading
Matthew Silver was almost born on Valentine’s Day. He was born 30 minutes before midnight on the 13th. He found out he wasn’t born on Valentine’s day because the doctor gave his mother a pill to speed up the pregnancy. … Continue reading
Matthew Silver, your Idiot Host!!!!! Is He teaching everybody about love again??? And then scaring everybody by throwing around a reindeer???? What an Idiot, pretentious, Performance Artist Hipster shmuck!!!!! Watch Awesome Video to see How pretentious Matthew Silver really is!!! … Continue reading
January 26, 2013 / GO Brooklyn / Williamsburg / Art Dumb love See original post with comments HERE BY DANIELLE FURFARO The Brooklyn Paper Enlarge this image Photo by Ken Yapelli School’s out: Matthew Silver calls himself “the teacher who teaches you nothing.” Sometimes, all you … Continue reading
Within each performance artist is the potential to create something that is beyond oneself. A godlike force that is unprecedented, from only the individual alone. In Performance Art Masterpiece each artist will use their universal life force to perform a … Continue reading
Matthew Silver- the Great Performer from Tanguy de Thuret on Vimeo.
A continuation of Performance Art Open Mic. Pt.1 LAST TWO MONDAYS OF THE MONTH A gathering of performance artists and non-performance artists get together and try to figure out what this thing is. Visual Arts Performance? Body-Based Performance? What is … Continue reading
Sunday, December 30, 2012 7:00pm until 11:00pm Performance Heart: Mixed Bags Monthly Performance Art Show Boundaries between Audience and Performer will be CONFUSING. Vulnerable states will be PRESENT. The performer’s … Continue reading
An Awesome Documentary!!!!!! About Master Wacky Matthew Silver TO SEE EVERY EPISODE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UwdP1yO7P4&list=PL8R02VWYIHa1KQd7ouiSPKXo… From Producers Mithun Bhat, Michael Jefferson, and Hardy Winburn with Cinematographers Nick Capezzera, Tony Farkasch, Thomas Gonzalez, and Daniele Napolitano. Edited by James Eades & Nick Capezzera. Like … Continue reading
Saturday 9:00pm until 4:00am It’s gonna be a CARNIVAL@APOSTROPHE cheap drinks, Free Drink Games! music to mingle with your restless souls and Clowns DJ SETS BY: Kumar (The Denizen of Dance Hall) Echahly Adam Joumal Insane TheRebel : THEillUSiON Dunes Finn Pfeffer … Continue reading
MATTHEW SILVER Matthew Silver opens the night, by putting the audience into an awkward state. Once the crowd achieves full awkwardness, the show is ready to go on. Matthew Silver talks about how ideas are amazing!!! You can grow them … Continue reading
I was performing, and some kids on a class trip came by. I started talking about potatoes. Some of them thought I was selling potatoes. Watch … Continue reading
The Blacklight dance party returns Friday Nov 30! LAST UNICORN featuring DJ Mike Bill$, DJ Bone & Boogalow, forever lovely Reve + special guest performance by the Great Performer Matthew Silver and many more!
“The Back of the Busk” – Promo 1 TO SEE EVERY EPISODE: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8R02VWYIHa1KQd7ouiSPKXonvj8EDm5G&f… From Producers Mithun Bhat, Michael Jefferson, and Hardy Winburn with Cinematographers Nick Capezzera, Tony Farkasch, and Daniele Napolitano. Edited by James Eades and Nick Capezzera. Like “THE BACK … Continue reading
While on a class trip we came across Matthew Silver, the Great Performer, during his act. Not bad. Matthew Silver’s Website: http://www.maninwhitedress.com Go check him out ladies and gents!
I’m as free as I want to be. You have to remind yourself that what you really want inner peace. So it is up to you to take those steps. Figure out how your body works. You can do with … Continue reading
Original Facebook invite can be found Here Wednesday, November 28, 2012 11:00pm Matthew Silver will not move until he is given a dollar, unfortunately he is criticized for this behavior. People now call him an Attention Money Whore Hipster. There’s … Continue reading
Original Facebook invite can be found Here Sunday, November 25, 2012 7:00pm until 11:00pm Performance Heart: Mixed BagsMonthly Performance Art Show Boundaries between Audience and Performer will be CONFUSING. Vulnerable states will be PRESENT. The performer’s arsenal, FEAR, LOVE, LAUGHTER, NOTHING, HEADACHES, … Continue reading
THIS: Saturday, November 24, 2012 6:00pm Featuring: 7:00pm – Sweet Soubrette 8:00pm – Amanita Nita 9:00pm – ON 10:00pm – Shayfer James and Sara Zar 11:00pm – Will McEvoy 12:00am – Apocalypse Five and Dime 1:00am – Pendulum Swings 1:45am … Continue reading
Korn-U-Kopia November 17 at 4:00pm until 7:00p a pete’s candy store residency! saturday afternoons in november, 4-7pm. free entry, solid entertainment. and $1 off sandwiches. original music arranged by theme: sat. nov. 17 — DYLAN 4:15pm Ben Pagano 4:55pm Matthew Silver 5:35pm Dane … Continue reading
Photo taken by Boris Suhodrev Wednesday 7:00pm until 10:00pm Superchief Gallery is proud to announce the CLOSING PARTY of our October gross-out extravaganza, CREEPERS! We had to put it off a bit thanks to the weather and lack … Continue reading
Here the woman would not marry me. That’s very upsetting. A stud like me, you should always say Yes no matter what. Photo by Adjua Greaves Here the Middle School Rebels beat me in a dance off. Very upsetting, … Continue reading
Tuesday 7:00pm until 12:00am PERFORMANCE ART! LIVE ELECTION COVERAGE! CHEAP DRINKS! BARACK OBAMA VS. MITT ROMNEY! PERFORMANCE ART VS. TELEVISION! BROOKLYN 2012! COME ON DOWN!This year on November 6th, as the next president of the USA is decided, join us at the … Continue reading
Performance at Grace Space: Part 1 = The Vote Three different ideas have eroded my mind, and now I can’t settle on one, so there must be a vote. Except the vote doesn’t work and just makes me confused. Filmed … Continue reading
Performance at Goodbye Blue Mondays 10/24/12 Part 1 – I’m a Duck! Complete Improv Performance. Fooling around with strangers. Hope it makes you laugh!!!! Performance at GBMs 10/24/12 Part 2 – Kegels! I like to explore the vast world of nothing. … Continue reading
This is art. This is fart. This is art. I’m a monkey too. What is there to understand in this world except yourself. You have the choice to Make this your awakening or your sleeping. Of course both are good. … Continue reading
Featuring: Rhys Rodgers (AUS) John G. Boehme (Victoria, Canada) 2SHEA (USA) Matthew Silver (NYC) and NON GRATA (Estonia) Here is my last Performance there!!! Grace Exhibition Space 840 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, New York 11206 View Map · Get Directions
Making fun of relationships and EGO-Driven males. Performed at Culture Fix, in the Lower East Side in Manhattan. Starring Katie Doughnut and me.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 11:00pm until 11:45pm In this performance, I will demonstrate how the anatomy of a king hipster is different than a normal hipster. Using body movements that mimic a chicken, rat and a duck. If all of them are … Continue reading
My new technique is an ancient technique. So I won’t tell you what it is. But if you watch me, you can see it’s pretty obvious. I’m still doing the same thing, chicken, banana, Duck, I’ve added rat and Hipster … Continue reading
Performance Anxiety at Culture Fix during CMJ Thursday 8:00pm until 10:00pm This month our performers are: Ivy Castellanos Cousins featuring Jomar Statkun & George Positive Uniskka Wahala Kano Marissa Mickelberg Esther Neff Rafael Sanchez Matthew Silver Teletextile with special appearance by Georgio … Continue reading
Diehipster is a social network for internet trolls. And trolling is great entertainment for many people in the world. I didn’t understand that at first. Read Original post and comments at http://diehipster.com As we head into the weekend I’ll leave … Continue reading
According to this Youtuber I did something bad at the 5:37. Check it out for yourself and Let me know. tusgal: 5:3p, most epic man flash of 2012. 12 hours ago · Like Jermaine Norris where he threw the white … Continue reading
Union Square IS Art // New York City from Mike Zhu on Vimeo. Right when I walked out of the subway I was triggered to pull out my camera to start shooting a man acting all crazy. A lot was … Continue reading
To see original post with comments Click here: http://theshellhammer.wordpress.com People Watching OCTOBER 9, 2012 tags: astor, people watching People watching in this city is just too fun sometimes. Matthew Silver the Great Performer, in particular, takes it to a whole new level. Whether he is … Continue reading
We saw this guy performing in New York and did an auto-tune remix with original music for your viewing pleasure.
This Sunday 5:00pm MC’d by the Fool of our tragic hipsterdom, Matthew Silver. This Open Mic was born out of the anxiety of discipline (kissing cousin to anxiety of influence) to help us cognize ourselves. Does it matter if the term … Continue reading
Photo by Dennis Ryan There are a lot of good hearted wacky people out there!!!!!
Making an appearance will help your path. Not condemning your dreams, your life, your existence. We all have a perspective. We cannot compare ourselves to the outside world. There may be feelings that make you feel like you … Continue reading
This is the funniest commentary of my street performance work ever. That African Pretty Boy is a genius.
Read the original post here: nycanvantgarde.wordpress.com Matthew Silver: The Great Performer! Is He Really…What Other Story is He Telling? Posted on October 3, 2012 by nycavantgarde Matthew Silver: The Great Performer! Is He Really…What Other Story is He Telling? Matthew the Great Performer WSP The … Continue reading
It feels good to be on a list, I’m not going to lie, even if it is a silly list. FUNNY list chicken monkey from Mashable.com 1. Naked Cowboy 2. Matthew Silver: The Great Performer 3. That Dude With the … Continue reading
Don’t doubt your love for this world. Don’t doubt your decisions anymore. Learn to trust yourself, learn to fall in love with yourself. When you cry, that’s why you love yourself the most, don’t feel bad about that, Make it … Continue reading
SATURDAY 4:00pm until 5:00pm Decolores Garden East 8th St. Btwn Ave. B/C That’s Right DECOLORES GARDEN E. 8st btwn Ave. B/C Watch and be Confused at the same time. We will tap into the mystery of life and jump start evolution. And … Continue reading
I’m making fun of my Super Hero EGO. I’ve always wanted to be that guy, that super hero clown, but then my dark subconscious attacks me and I look like an idiot. We all have a critic inside our head … Continue reading
Normal Bob has documented most of the incident between me and the bully. He just recently put up this video. Is the Village Idiot a Genius? In the video he has his good friend Shaggy talking about me to a … Continue reading
STARRing Matt Silver and Joe Vallone on Drums, watch as we Give people Magic, into the 57th Dimension Teaching people that they are already enlightened, through the power of chicken. Filmed and created by Antonio Paula. Me and JOe make … Continue reading
He needed people to put Ketchup, Mustard and Jelly all over his body because of his love for the world. But nobody would go near him afterwards. Collaborative Performance with Peter Litvin http://www.peterlitvin.com/ Check out his wacky youtube videos at http://www.youtube.com/user/peterlitvin2002 Filmed by … Continue reading
Matthew Silver Teaches You NOTHING or NOT Wednesday, September 26, 2012 11:00pm until 11:45pm The human brain was initially a fight and flight zone (the lizard brain), but as we evolved, it has become center for creativity fueled by the human heart. … Continue reading
PICTURE taken by Dennis Ryan Picture Taken by Dennis Ryan Photo taken by Cameron Kush Photo taken by taken by Nelson Malave Photo taken by Nelson Malave Photo taken by Dennis Ryan … Continue reading