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Film Screening | Student Body

  • Benaki Museum 138 Pireos Athina, 118 54 Greece (map)

STUDENT BODY loop of videos from Marina Abramović Institute (MAI)

Location: First Floor Workshop Space


Marina Abramović, Le Lavoir, (1995)
Courtesy of Marina Abramović archives


A four part video series made by Marina Abramović during a Cleaning the House Workshop of exercises in the water. Each video follows one exercise that is completed during a daily swim in a natural body of water during the 3-5 day workshops.


Independent Performance Group
Reel from Van Gogh Museum
Courtesy of Marina Abramović archives


The Independent Performance Group (IPG) was formed in 2003-2007. It was founded by Marina Abramović and made up of a group of performance artists, mainly past students of Abramović, who continued to professionally and closely work with her. The group blurred the lines between curator and artist, museum and arts organization. During its active years, the group presented various performance series and participated in a number of workshops. This reel is drawn from the archives of IPG and shows a series of works from an exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum and a collaboration Illy.