April 21, 2015
TWO PERFORMANCE ARTISTS TIES FOR SILVER AT THE IBPA BEN FRANKLIN AWARDS IN AUSTIN, TX!
Two Performance Artists tied for Silver last week in the Best New Voice category at the Independent Book Publishers' Benjamin Franklin Awards in Austin, Texas! IBPA is the largest independent book publishing organization in the U.S.—what an incredible honor! Thank you, IBPA!
March 19, 2015
IBPA NAMES TWO PERFORMANCE ARTISTS ONE OF THE TOP 3 NEW VOICES IN FICTION!
Two Performance Artists was just named as a top 3 Finalist in the Independent Book Publishers
Association Awards category of Best New Voice in Fiction for 2015!
January 5, 2015 6:20 pm PST
YEAR OF THE SHEEP PERFORMANCE ART
Scotch Wichmann debuted Doppleganger, a
performance celebrating Year of the Sheep,
at Ventura's monthly 5x5x5 performance series. If you have a second, read what the Sheep
means to him.
November 1, 2014 11:03 am PDT
INSPIRED BY MATT DAMON: DICKTEMP!
In a wild new art experiment inspired by Jason Bourne, Scotch Wichmann is taking the temperature of his "man parts" 24/7 for the 30 days of November at www.dicktemp.com. You can also follow #dicktemp on Twitter.
May 6, 2014 5:07 pm PDT
TWO PERFORMANCE ARTISTS WINS BRONZE MEDAL IN 2014 INDEPENDENT PUBLISHER BOOK AWARDS!!
It was just announced that Two Performance Artists
has won a Bronze Medal in the
2014 Independent Publisher Book Awards for Best Regional Fiction out of 5,000 total entries! The ceremony will be held May 28 in NYC. Congratulations, Scotch Wichmann!
April 28, 2014 2:16 pm PDT
SCOTCH WICHMANN PICKED TO REPRESENT CA BOOKSTORE DAY!
Scotch was one of the authors chosen to represent this year's inaugural CA Bookstore Day! Other authors picked included Dave Eggers and Don DeLillo. Not bad company!
April 10, 2014 4:13 pm PDT
'TWO PERFORMANCE ARTISTS' HITS BOOKSTORES NATIONWIDE IN PAPERBACK & E-BOOKS
Grab a copy at your local bookstore, or head over to Amazon. And don't forget to watch Scotch's latest promo video masterpiece—hilarious!
March 27, 2014 8:20 pm PDT
SCOTCH WICHMANN IN 'TWO PERFORMANCE ARTISTS' PROMO
It's pretty clear: Scotch Wichmann couldn't be more excited
about the launch of his new novel TWO PERFORMANCE ARTISTS. Don't believe us?
March 11, 2014 12:59 pm PDT
FIRST READING TO BE HELD AT SKYLIGHT BOOKS IN L.A.
With the book's official launch just 30 days away, we're excited to announce our kickoff reading at the beautiful SKYLIGHT BOOKS bookstore in L.A.'s Echo Park neighborhood April 3 at 7:30 PM. Come hear Scotch talk about his debut novel and the history of performance art!
February 27, 2014 12:18 pm PST
NOVEL'S LONG TITLE GETS MENTION
The novel's ridiculously long title gets a really nice mention
on BookPage. Thanks, Trisha!
February 13, 2014 8:01 pm PST
SCOTCH WICHMANN'S SHIA LABEOUF PROTEST IN L.A.
Today author Scotch Wichmann protested Shia LeBeouf's plagiarism by staging a protest
and #LABEEF performance outside the gallery in Los Angeles where LaBeouf is holding
his #IAMSORRY "mock apology" PR stunt. Check out the Entertainment Weekly interview.
January 25, 2014 6:02 pm PST
ARTICLE ON SHIA LABEOUF'S "PERFORMANCE ART" PLAGIARISM OF SCOTCH WICHMANN, MARINA ABRAMOVIC, & OTHERS
@scotchwichmann: A new article on troubled Shia LaBeouf's "performance art" plagiarism of my performance art manifesto, Marina Abramovic's writing, and others....
January 24, 2014 02:10 pm PST
BOOKING TOUR DATES NOW — CONTACT US!
We just landed our first bookstore signing locations, but have plenty more
spots open from L.A. to NYC to Chicago. If you manage a gallery space, bookstore, book club, or other
venue interested in performance or a book signing, we'd love to hear from you.
January 9, 2014 02:10 pm PST
GALLEYS ARE HERE!
Two Performance Artists has moved from proofing & pre-press to printing! We're right on target for our April 10, 2014 publication date of both the paperback and the E-Book formats. Bound galleys and E-galleys are available now! If you're a reviewer, contact us for a copy.
December 21, 2013 04:22 pm PST
100 PERFORMANCES FOR THE HOLE IN SAN FRANCISCO
@scotchwichmann: Just found out I've been selected to perform at the 4th annual 100 PERFORMANCES FOR THE HOLE show Saturday, January 4th at SOMArts in San Francisco! It's crazy: 100 performers each perform a 4-minute piece in a 6' x 4' hole in the gallery floor. 100 performances! My 4-minute slot starts at 11:34PM. It's gonna be wild! Tickets are $12 in advance, or $25 for VIP (includes free beer!). General info is here, and tickets are on sale here.
December 3, 2013 10:10 am PST
NEW 'ECHO' PERFORMANCE ART IN VENTURA
This Friday I'm unveiling ECHO, a new performance art piece about bats, plumbing, and trusting your own voice. Show also features performance art luminary John M. White, plus all attendees receive a free TWO PERFORMANCE ARTISTS bookmark designed by meeeee! Come on out! 5x5x5 Show at Sylvia White Gallery, 1783 East Main Street. 12/6/13 at 8PM. FREE. More info here.
November 13, 2013 10:51 am PST
TWO PERFORMANCE ARTISTS HITS THE WIRES
The countdown begins!
November 12, 2013 11:01 am PST
PERFORMANCE ART AND THE UNTHINKABLE
New blog post on the
politics of performing the unthinkable.
November 8, 2013 5:21 pm PST
THE BOOK TRAILER IS HERE!
The book trailer for Two Performance Artists has finally arrived!
watch it on YouTube
or read about how it was made.
October 13, 2013 10:37 pm PDT
PERFORMANCE ART INTERVIEW
Hosts Kira Pandukht and Polina Hryn interviewed me on their thoughtful
ARTFUL UNDRESS show about performance art, nudity, the novel, and more. Watch it here.
September 24, 2013 2:15 pm PDT
BOOK TRAILER SHOOTING WRAPS
@scotchwichmann: The book trailer is a wrap! We've got the San Francisco footage we need, plus some crazy pickup footage from around L.A. Editing begins this week, with the hope of getting it out by the end of October. Early reader jacket quotes are also coming in, and there are some great ones....more to come....
July 23, 2013 12:39 pm PDT
HOLLYWOOD SHOOTING CONTINUES
@scotchwichmann: Just finished another round of shooting for the novel's video trailer in Hollywood. Read more and see a few stills on my site!
July 12, 2013 10:16 am PDT
SHOOTING THE TRAILER!
@scotchwichmann: Shooting for the Two Performance Artists trailer kicks off this weekend in San Francisco!
June 27, 2013 11:36 am PDT
WINNER AT THE 2013 HOLLYWOOD FRINGE FESTIVAL!
@scotchwichmann: Pals and I were nominated for Best Comedy at this year's Hollywood Fringe Festival, and we ended up taking home the award for Best Stunt! Our show Wet The Hippo has been extended through July—come see the insanity!
June 27, 2013 11:36 am PDT
WHO WANTS A LITTLE SALAD?
@scotchwichmann: New wacky video with me & pal Natalie Palamides: http://goo.gl/3Hspt
June 21, 2013 2:40 pm PDT
READING MOBY DICK
@scotchwichmann: Pals and I will be reading Moby-Dick nonstop on Santa Monica Blvd. today starting at 5 to help promote Wet The Hippo, our acclaimed Hollywood Fringe Show! The reading's expected to take 25-35 hours. Come visit day or night! Santa Monica between Cahuenga & Lillian Way. I'll be reading first from 5-7 with Cirque du Soliel violist, Michael Lieberman.
June 20, 2013 11:57 pm PDT
FUN WITH NSA WATCHWORDS
@scotchwichmann: NSA got you feeling paranoid? Not to worry. I made a little tool that lets you encrypt short messages using NSA's own terrorist watchwords. Enjoy: http://0nsa.net
June 11, 2013 12:27 pm PDT
MORE PERFORMANCES AT THE 2013 HOLLYWOOD FRINGE FESTIVAL!
Scotch Wichmann joins a crazy cast of idiots in WET THE HIPPO, a zany comedy show that isn't standup or improv...it's just, well, kind of insane. Tickets only $10. Don't miss it!
June 2, 2013 4:14 pm PDT
SCOTCH PERFORMS THIS FRIDAY
Author Scotch Wichmann will perform his performance art piece "Manly Man" at the 5x5x5 Show this Friday (6/7) at the Sylvia White Gallery in Ventura, CA. Admission is free! Details here.
Jan. 4, 2013 9:13 am PDT
FREAKSHOW BOOKS TO PUBLISH 2PA!
Upstart publisher Freakshow Books will publish Two Performance Artists in Spring, 2014. Sign up for email updates to get the latest on the book tour, performances, and more!