underground performance art scene. But when the mind-numbing grind of their
corporate jobs drives them over the edge, they plot the ultimate revenge: to
kidnap their company’s billionaire CEO and brainwash him into becoming a manic
Performance Artists is a screwball dark comedy about best friends determined to
tackle the American Dream with fish guts, duct tape, and a sticky AK-47.
by a working performance artist, tackling themes like fame, narcissism, and
criticism, which are all timely in our “watch me!” age of reality TV,
Instagram, and YouTube.
first-round finalist in the 2013 Amazon Breakthrough Novel
Contest, the book straddles several genres—it’s a madcap adventure, a pulpy
action novel, a caper comedy, and a “bromance” for sure. One early
reviewer called it “Office Space meets Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas meets
American art scene 23 years
ago with his debut piece, SNORTING MOUSE FUR, and
he’s been going strong ever since. Nominated with his performance troupe for
Best Comedy and Best Stunt at the 2013 Hollywood Fringe Festival, his work has
become known for its surrealism, physical endurance, and Dadaist comedy at
galleries and fringe festivals around the world.