2.4.15

Gender Week Festival


Art [] Gender [] Art & LLH Trøndelag
7-11 April 2015
Trondheim, Norway
 



LLH Trøndelag and Art[]Gender[]Art announce their upcoming collaborative event, Gender Week Festival, to be held in Trondheim 7-11 April 2015. This will be the first festival in Trondheim dedicated solely to celebrating gender diversity with a large selection of events, including art, performances, seminars, workshop and party.

The week is offering a variety of activities available to anyone interested, all free of charge. One of the organisers, france rose, describes the festival as “a safe and dynamic space in which to explore, experiment, and come to understand how gender operates in our daily lives. [It’s] an opportunity that has been largely lacking in Trondheim.” 
Visit genderweektrondheim.com for more information.


                                                                                                             As we use to be, 2012





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Archivio Queer Italia


Archivio Queer Italia
- New Website
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                                                                                                   Still from All the letters, 2013


Archivio Queer Italia (AQI) is an online platform that offers visibility to queer artistic practices, theories and politics that relate to Italian culture and society, both in Italy and abroad. The Archive facilitates the creation of a communicative space that allows for exchanges between individuals, groups and organisations.

AQI explores the intersections and creative areas between queer theory, practice and experiences. 

It focuses on artistic, marginal and non-conformist actions and politico-philosophical revolts against normative social structures and impositions.

The archive is divided into three sections: Art, Theory and Activism. Each of these sections is compiled through an interactive dialogue between on and offline communities and through the continuing research led by the AQI team.


The ‘Art’ Archive contains the biographical details of individuals and groups of artists who explore queer and feminist thought. It includes artists who explore the use of different modes of expression and artistic practices. 
These include theatre, performance, dance, sculpture, painting and visual art.

The ‘Theory’ Archive consists of an interactive bibliography of authors who explore the complex intersections between thought/lived experience and personal/collective narratives. This list is continually expanding and 

all works are linked to their online sources.

The ‘Activism’ Archive [online from April] is an interactive digital map of the organisations, artistic/political collectives, social centres and university departments that work with queer and feminism in each region of Italy.

Beyond this, AQI provides weekly information about Italian queer and feminist events, conferences and 

open calls for work via Facebook and Twitter.

We invite you to take part in and/or share this project which, by developing horizontally, is always actively searching for new suggestions, collaborations and constructive criticisms. 



Info & Details


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ITALIAN PERFORMANCE ART


ITALIAN PERFORMANCE ART 
 Paths and protagonists of Italian Art Action
  by Giovanni Fontana, Nicola Frangione and Roberto Rossini
Preface by Viana Conti




 
 SAGEP EDITORS, Genoa Paperback, 16 x 23.5 cm, 384 pages, € 30
English text in front


ITALIAN PERFORMANCE ART is the first publication to cover Italy's contemporary Performance Art scene, offering a detailed picture of the present while tracing the main historical referential influences. From Futurism to Body Art, 

the Action Poetry of the new avant-garde twentieth century is highlighted through the most recent reports of creative gestures and new technologies. The book includes a collection of essays, critical theorists' key notes, and a section of monographic reviews illustrating the work of the artists involved in the ever-growing sphere of Performance Art.

Glad to take part in it. 



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20.3.15

Liegen. Sitzen. Stehen. Gehen. Springen. Fliegen/Fallen.


 27.02.2015 - 22.03.2015 
Künstlerforum Bonn, Bonn, DE


                                                                                                        words falling / body standing, performance, 2012


Die Ausstellung eröffnet einen umfassenden wie außergewöhnlichen Blick auf die Kunst der Performance. Inhaltlich beschäftigt sie sich mit menschlichen Handlungsweisen unterschiedlicher Motivation, erworben oder vererbt. 
Sie verbindet Performancekunst mit ethnografischen Untersuchungen. Als Gesamtkunstwerk von Boris Nieslony und Gerhard Dirmoser konzipiert will sie zeigen, was Menschen tun und wie. Dazu öffnet Boris Nieslony sein umfangreiches Archiv „die Schwarze Lade“. Außerdem beteiligen sich international Performancekünstler mit Objekten und Dokumentationen an der experimentellen, diagrammatischen Präsentation, die Videozusammenfassungen von 
Roland Bergère vervollständigen. Zu den genannten menschlichen Tätigkeiten werden in der
 Ausstellung Performance-Veranstaltungen stattfinden.
Eröffnung mit einer Performance von Thomas Reul und Ursula Dusch am Freitag, 27. Februar um 19 Uhr

Gespräch mit Boris Nieslony in der Ausstellung am Freitag, 6. März ab 18 Uhr

Finissage mit HIC SALTA! – eine Sprungforschung von 
Otmar Wagner (Essay Performance) am Sonntag, 22. März um 19 Uhr




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16.3.15

Luz contra el Racismo



18.03.2015
LIBER ARTE Cantina Cultutal
Madrid, ESP

                                                      Relationship with a black girl - still - photo series - 2012


Relationship with a black girl will be shown at Luz contra el Racismo - Jornadas Antirracistas 2015.




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10.3.15

Northwest Film Forum



12th March - 5pm / 9th April - 6pm
Seattle, WA, USA
 
                                                                           As we use to be, 2012  
  




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5.3.15

Infecting The City Festival


Cape Town, South Africa, ZA




Infecting The City (ITC) is a vibrant and innovative annual public arts festival that 
takes place in the City of Cape Town. The Festival strives to bring exceptional, 
socially-engaged performance and visual art out of theatres and galleries and 
into the communal spaces of Cape Town’s Central Business District - transforming 
the city centre into an outdoor venue, where art is free and accessible to everyone.




ITC 2014 Video by Africa Centre




LITS (Leave Immediately The Space) will be presented at Infecting The City 2015.
New York City ✈ Toronto ✈ Cape Town

 


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22.2.15

Equality - Finissage

 
 Finissage - 22. 2 / h 18:30 - 20:00
Tiger Spot, Genoa, IT


                                                                                         Usual Italian start

                                                                                                       A city

                                                                                                         A submarine

A table with chairs and flowers                                            A beach and the sea                                                        A road

                                                                                                      A bar

                                                                                                      Ads

 A sound used is speech was performed by children only.
Once again with unpredictable results.


Thank you.


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5.2.15

Postcards From The Edge - Gallery -








Pictures by Visual AIDS

"Your generosity allows us to continue to support  artists living with HIV, 
provoke dialogue around the ongoing AIDS epidemic, and preserve a legacy, 
because AIDS is not over."


Thank You.


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