BBP [Stills]

Stills from the experimental Butter Body Politic film, currently in production. Expected Summer 2017. Performers: David Geer, Jessica Posner, & pregnant cows; Videography: Stefanie Noble, Joanna Spitzner. Shot on location on a working dairy farm in New ...

Butter Body Politic (Butter Face)


Highly Functional, Leslie-Lohman PSPS, New York City, 2016

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BBP Presents: As the World Churns (Shake, Shake, Agitate), Movement Research at Judson Memorial Church, NYC, 2015

Presented April 20, 2015 for Movement Research at Judson Memorial Church in New York City. Butter Body Politic Presents: As the World Churns (Shake, Shake, Agitate). Direction, Concept, and Objects: Jessica Posner. Performers: David Geer, ...

Highly Functional, The Kitchen, New York City, 2013

Butter Body Politic, Panoply Performance Laboratory, Brooklyn, NY, 2014 (stills)

Butter Body Politic (BBP) Video Still from Documentation of Live Performance Shot by Maricruz Alarcon Panpoply Performance Laboratory Brooklyn, NY

Die Gute Butter/ Die Politik des Butter Körpers, Jedermann Stage at Hohensalzburg Fortress, Salzburg, Austria, 2014 (video)

Performed summer 2014  on the Jedermann Stage at Hohensalzburg Fortress in Salzburg, Austria. Camera work by Jessica Posner and Viktoria Bayer.

Tableaux for the Damaged But Highly Functional

Butter Body Politic, Strange Loop Gallery, New York City, 2013 (video)

THE BUTTER BODY POLITIC (BBP) IS A POLITIC OF A SOCIAL BODY. Butter Body Politic was performed by Jessica Posner at Strange Loop Gallery at 27 Orchard St., NYC on January 30, 2014. It was featured by AM ...

Die Gute Butter/ Die Politik des Butter Körpers, Jedermann Stage at “Hohensalzburg Fortress,” Salzburg, Austria, 2014 (stills)

Die Gute Butter/ Die Politik des Butter Körpers (The Good Butter/ Politic of the Butter Bodies) was performed at the Hohensalzburg Fortress in Salzburg, Austria on August 13, 2014 as part of the Non-human Seminar ...

I Do Declare

Question for Revolution and Universal Brotherhood (QRUB), Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, New York City, 2012

Question for Revolution and Universal Brotherhood (QRUB) was a multimedia exhibition and collaborative artistic and curatorial project by Lauren Denitzio, Isaac Richard Pool, and Jessica Posner. It deployed radical and feminist tactics across history, mythology, ...

Reflection Roll

Double Rotated Inversion (Excerpt)

Skype (for A Prototype for Long Distance Intimacy)

What is Galatea, who is Baguette?, The Stanley, Utica, NY, 2013

Disillusioned Medea and Other Women Staring Into Space

Disillusioned Medea and Other Women Staring Into Space  is a performance in which I stare at an image of a painting of a woman staring into space. This performance features a framed image of Paulus Bor’s circa ...


Spell for Moving Melancholia

Up To and Including Her

a site-specific wall drawing with a pair of Jessica Simpson platform, peep-toe, sling-back, fake suede and patent leather stilettos.

Whisper Translation

Whisper Translation is a long distance, collaborative performance with Reena Katz. We created a sacred, vibrational space across geography and time through vocal improvisational exercises and mutually invented ritual. Katz performed from her bathroom in Toronto, Canada ...

SITE (Excerpt)

SITE (Excerpt) is a reparative re-performance of Robert Morris’s 1967 “SITE,” in which Carolee Scheenman acted as a nude Olympia. Isaac Richard Pool and Jessica Posner switch positions and subjectivities between Morris and Schneeman. Lighting ...

You?I? That’s Still Saying Too Much.

Public reading of letters from my ex-husband, spliced with Luce Irrigaray’s When our Lips Speak Together, on a bed. Performed in NYC with David Geer, and in Los Angeles with Shalini Sanjay Patel. NYC Performance pictured.

Dance Draw

Collaboration with Shalini Sanjay Patel. Invitated to participate in You? I? That’s still saying too much. Dividing too sharply between us: all., curated by Shalini Sanjay Patel and Scott Raby, at Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of ...

Sketch for a Bed

Bed Research: Projections

Body Metrics