Check out a clip from the video, On Display, which travels to Franklin Street Works in Stamford, CT. It’s been included in the exhibition Heavy Rotation (February 24-March 16, 2012). About the video: Hector the Dummy gives voice to otherwise disembodied Internet confessionals in monologues based on thousands of published men seeking women ads on craigslist. Performing the scenarios in...
Hector says, “Before she worked with me she made performance videos with a blow-up doll?!!”
Feed Hector Some #FirstWords on Twitter, Facebook...
Help *feed* us some lines for a video we’re making! What was the first sentence or phrase that you reportedly spoke? If you have a Twitter account, reply with the hashtag #firstwords in your Tweet, and we’ll find your sentence or phrase for possible inclusion in our video. You may also reply to our #firstwords prompt here (on Tumblr) and on Hector the Dummy’s Facebook page...
Report from The HECTOR CAN'T TALK Talk Show
As presumed, Hector was reluctant to talk last Friday night at The Waffle Shop. It was difficult getting him out of the bag. SD He looked pretty good, but wasn’t so sure about show business (having his own talk show). TF Luckily, a doctor was in the house! TF Dr. Phil (Scott Davidoff) examined the patient. TF The doctor checked to see if Hector had a tongue—Dr. Phil identified...
Big Show Tonight!
The HECTOR CAN’T TALK Talk Show begins at midnight (EST) at the Waffle Shop in the East Liberty neighborhood of Pittsburgh. During the show, the audience will be invited to help Hector come out of his shell in a *variety* of ways! Should be pretty crazy tonight because the Waffle Shop will be filmed for an episode of the Food Channel Canada’s “World’s Weirdest Restaurants” from 10pm -...
Hector's got some moves!
Not many, but he’s got some. The other arm? Unfortunately, palsy.
What is that artist lady talking about? a post by...
Yes—we’ll be at the Waffle Shop on Friday but there is NO WAY I am doing those weird things she mentioned in that last post. Acting out craigslist monologues? The hashtag thing? Forcing me to get onstage and have a talk show? That’s no way to treat a dummy with my condition. She makes it seem like I am ALL TALK and NO ACTION. When I go out on the town, I want to do kareoke!...
Artist T. Foley Kicks Off New Art Project at...
The HECTOR CAN’T TALK Talk Show “The Waffle Shop’s first talk show hosted by a ventriloquist dummy who’s reticent to perform in public.” The HECTOR CAN’T TALK Talk Show features Pittsburgher T. Foley as the interpreter for a ventriloquist dummy who wants his own talk show, but is reluctant to perform in public. Foley is an artist already known for “throwing voices” via her cell-phone based...