Bad Unkl Sista is a performance installation ensemble that fuses Butoh-inspired choreography, improvised music, couture costuming, and physical theater elements while producing site-specific experiences that seek to move each witness to a state of extraordinary and memorable being.
(2013) The closing reception for Urbanauts, a fellowship based on the aesthetics and function of hidden systems at the de Young Museum. Bad Unkl Sista offered Butoh-inspired processions and performance installations throughout the evening.
Bad Unkl Sista offered processions and performance installations during its annual pilgrimage to the playa – including TEDx Black Rock City, Dustfish, and a spectacle-scale procession in memory of Pepe Ozan – while expressing this year’s theme, Cargo Cult.
(2012) An opera-scale production of Butoh-inspired choreography, aerial work, music, couture costuming, and art installation – an exploration of the cycle of living and dying, developed and presented by Bad Unkl Sista.