The Essential Guide to Performing Michael Mandiberg is a 2002 commission of New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc. for its Turbulence web site. It was made possible with funding from the Jerome Foundation.
The Essential Guide to Performing Michael Mandiberg is part of the Exchange Program, a project conceived and organized by Michael Mandiberg. In this project 10 artist switched places, leaving their personas and props behind, and assuming those of the person they are replacing. The participants in this project are Heather Cassils, Lauren Hartman, Sara Jordeno, Curt Lemeiux, Michael Mandiberg, Melanie Nakaue, Amy Satterthwaite, and Haruko Tanaka.
Thanks to Ruth Altchek, Haruko Tanaka, Kevin McCarty, The Toxic Titties, Natalie Bookchin, Sherry Millner, and Mady Schutzman for comments and criticism along the way.
Special thanks to Helen Thorington of New Radio and Performing Arts, and Michele Thursz (MicheleThursz.com) for making this possible.
And thanks always to Linda Mandiberg, Joseph Mandiberg, and Stephen Mandiberg.
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