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"Transgressive sexiness"

-New York Times

 

"Dances with a remarkable dug-in volatility"

-Village Voice

 

Mx. Oops is a transhuman, genderqueer, genrequeer, urban arts shaman.

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PERFORMANCE

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MUSIC

Music by Omen Phaze & Mx. Oops

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COSTUME

Costumes by Wendell Cooper

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ABOUT

Wendell Cooper is an interdisciplinary artist with a focus on the intersection of urban arts and consciousness studies. Founder of Complex Stability, he performs as Mx. Oops, a transhuman, gender-bending, genre-bending, urban arts shaman. A certified yoga instructor (500hr RYT) and practitioner of Thai Yoga Massage, he is also trained in various forms of energy healing. Originally from Pittsburgh, he is a graduate of George Washington University (BA) where he studied dance and religion, and has completed an Integrated Media Arts MFA in Hunter College's Film & Media Studies Department. Wendell is a full time lecturer in Lehman College's Multimedia Performing Arts BFA program.

 

Mx. Oops' current project, EXILE, consists of an album, live performance, and an exhibition of handmade costumes. EXILE explores the praxis of how seldom articulated philosophical dimensions of urban arts practices can be revealed through comparative analysis with yoga. The gaze of speculative fiction looks into a quasi-post-apocalyptic future, circa 2145, when only medicine healers and those intimate with Nature have thrived after the collapse of the global economy. We see glimpses of their ceremonies to rebuild humanity, and preparations for travels to other inhabitable planets. In this future time, Mx. Oops performs a blend of yoga and urban arts; in nightclubs of a humanity in the process of rebuilding.

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CONTACT

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© Wendell Cooper 2016