Performances

"End is Near!" lecture

1996

American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, MD.

Trail of Blood

1993

A film by Ari Roussimoff. Coleman plays a criminologist.

Sideshow Barker

1993

Coleman performs as a sideshow barker at Coney Island during filming of R.I.P: Rest in Pieces

"Cult Rapture" lecture/screening

1993

Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA.

Black Hearts Bleed Red

1992

An independent film by Jeri Cain Rossi based on Flannery O’Connor’s “A Good Man Is Hard to Find.” Coleman plays a major role as The Misfit.

Shadows in the City

1990

Directed by Ari Roussimoff. It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World of the Lower East Side meets Dante’s Inferno. Coleman plays Mephisto.

Final performance as Mombooze-o

1989

Boston Film and Video Foundation, Boston, MA. (Whereat Coleman is arrested for possessing an “infernal machine”.)

Professor Mombooze-o performance

1989

at a parking lot in Venice Beach, CA. (A scheduled performance at The Bridge, in Los Angeles, was stopped by the Fire Department, animal rights groups, and the police. Coleman spread the word that the audience could see him do the performance by the light of car headlights at the public beach.)

Mondo New York

1988

“Shockumentary” produced by Stuart Shapiro, directed by Harvey Keith. Coleman is featured in a preaching geek performance; filmed at Cuando, in New York, in 1987. (Video release was delayed pending the legal case against Coleman due to his filmed performance here.) Also featured, among others, Lydia Lunch, Karen Finley, and Ann Magnuson.

Amok Press Presents: The Archive of Doctor Mombooze-o

1988

DCTV, New York, NY. Coleman allows to be screened publicly for the first time his private collection of rare 16mm hardcore porn films and autopsy/homicide investigation tapes.