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CounterPULSE is building a movement of risk-taking art that shatters assumptions and builds community. We provide space and resources for emerging artists and cultural innovators, serving as an incubator for the creation of socially relevant, community-based art and culture.

Year Of The Snake : November 15-17, 2013

Friday, November 1st, 2013

NEW EDGE presents Year Of The Snake a work for dance, music, and text WHAT “However long it takes to reach each other’s shores.” -Karl Jensen, All This We’re Each Forced Into; Private Painful Insight YEAR OF THE SNAKE is a work conceived by three bay area artists: composer Jason Hoopes, choreographer Peiling Kao, and writer/visual […]

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Help support Homo File- and get some fabulous booty!

Monday, August 27th, 2012

Hey want to see some great video of what we are working on and get some fabulous booty while you are at it? We have just launched our Kickstarter campaign and we need your support to get Homo File off the ground. In only 1 week we have 25 backers and are $3713 away from […]

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Homo File Audition/Workshop

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Seith Eisen in Residence at CounterPULSE Homo File   Drawing and tattoo by Samuel Steward Over the past year I’ve been in the research phase for my next queer history performance project titled Homo File, chronicling the life of Sam Steward, (1907-1994). I am thrilled to tell you that I received a four month residency […]

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Quarter 3: The music of Murakami

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

If Murakami’s works came to life, and you could suddenly take a stroll through them, chances are music would be everywhere. Chauffeured in a car, you would hear “the classical strains of Chopin.” In the bathroom of Denny’s, Hall & Oates’ I can’t go for that would be playing. And jazz would fit into the […]

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Injury as Teacher

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

I’m often able to tell other people when they are injured how much every injury can be a teacher. When it’s not me having to hold back from moving with physical abandon, I see the benefit of learning about our limitations and our vulnerability through our injuries. When I have an injury, my vision is […]

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