The talk is part of the live programme in connection with the exhibition “O Superman To Girls, Tricky. I Am Here, Where Are You: On Vocal Performance” organised by Mark Beasley. Mark Beasly is Curator of Media and Performance Art at The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Formerly a curator at the British Council in London and Creative Time in New York, Beasley served as a curator of Performa, a multidisciplinary non-profit arts organization dedicated to live performance. While there, he commissioned and curated projects by artists such as Mike Kelley, Lawrence Weiner, Arto Lindsay, Mark Leckey, Florian Hecker, Heather Phillipson and Frances Stark. He has also served as a curatorial advisor to the inaugural Okayama Art Summit (2016), as a guest curator for the Sunday Sessions Greater New York performance program at MoMA PS1 (2015) and as a curator of a series of performances held in conjunction with the Mike Kelley retrospective at MoMA/PS1 (2011). In addition, he founded the Malcolm McLaren Award for Performa.