Tiresias projekt

C. Bain and collaborators. Creature-creators at the edge of the world


C. Bain is a gender-liminal multi- and inter-disciplinary artist based in Brooklyn, New York.

Bain’s book of poetry Debridement (Great Weather for Media) was a finalist for the 2016 Publishing Triangle Awards. His writing appears in journals and anthologies including PANK,, BOOTH, Muzzle Magazine, BOAAT, them. and the Everyman's Library collection Villanelles. He has a long history in poetry slam,  and has shared stages with Jim Carroll, Patricia Smith, Dorothy Allison, and Saul Williams. 

His plays have been performed at the Kraine, the Tank, and Dixon Place in NYC. 

As an actor/performer he has worked with Flux Theatre Ensemble, Threadbare Theatre Workshop, Alexandro Segade of My Barbarian, Adin Walker, and with other NYC-based companies. 

In life, he has worked in an abortion clinic, on a sexual assault crisis hotline, and as an international volunteer with HIV/AIDS in Mozambique. He is trained as a psychiatric social worker, and works extensively with movement, embodiment, trauma and sexuality. But he'd rather just dance with you.