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Apr
24
2:00 PM14:00

Workshop | Kira O' Reilly

Kira O’Reilly and Vassiliki Dimou will invite other artists to explore, dismantle and disrupt the performance through and with their own bodies. There will be discussions about the efficacy and futility of the work, of agency, context and how and if these are ideas we can embody as we discover yet again, what is it that performance does.

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Apr
23
2:00 PM14:00

Discussion | Serge Le Borgne on the Immateriality of Art

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Rémy Zaugg (2002-2003)


After nearly 20 years working with Marina Abramović, starting as her Paris dealer and later as artistic director of Marina Abramović Institute (MAI), Serge Le Borgne will discuss with the public the meaning of immateriality, as well as how immateriality and performance are perceived in art.

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Apr
21
6:00 PM18:00

Talk | Jacopo Godani + Luisa Sancho Escanero

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Jacopo Godani + Luisa Sancho Escanero

Location: Auditorium

Jacopo Godani, together with his long-term artistic collaborator Luisa Sancho Escanero, will engage with the public a series of art topics, such as: the research and the philosophy rooted in Godani´s work, Choreography – as a conceptual and practical process, Dance as immaterial art, the remarkable differences and similarities between dance, performance and time-based works, and how mind and body react when challenged to the extreme: giving up of old mental and physical boundaries through the artistic labour.

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Apr
20
6:00 PM18:00

Talk | Kira O' Reilly

Lecture by Kira O' Reilly

Location: First Floor Workshop Space

Kira O' Reilly will deliver a lecture on her work. O’Reilly is an Irish visual artist currently based in Helsinki. She employs performance, bio-technical practices and writing with which to consider speculative reconfigurations around the body. Her work has been exhibited widely throughout the UK, Europe, Australia, China and Mexico. She writes, teaches, mentors and collaborates with humans of various types and technologies, and non-humans of numerous divergences including mosses, spiders, the sun, pigs, cell cultures, horses, micro-organisms, bicycles, rivers, landscapes, tundras, rocks, trees, shoes, food, books, air, moon and ravens. She is a lecturer at the University of the Arts in Helsinki, where she is programme leader of the Masters in Ecology and Contemporary Performance.

 

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Apr
19
5:00 PM17:00

Talk | Sofia Eliza Bouratsis "The Body Outside Time – Aesthetics and poetics of the body in the Αbramović Method"

Photo by Panos Kokkinos

Photo by Panos Kokkinos

Sofia Eliza Bouratsis

The body outside time – Aesthetics and poetics of the body in the Αbramović Method

Location: First Floor Workshop Space

The art theorist and curator Sofia Eliza Bouratsis is a PhD candidate at Université Paris 1 – Panthéon-Sorbonne, conducting research on the body, its images and its social, philosophical, scientific and political boundaries, as they are expressed in contemporary art. Her talk is inspired by her experience as facilitator in the Αbramović Method and is based on a philosophical approach to the history of the body in art and more specifically, on the -extremely serious- game with body limits in performance art. Finally, she will mention the aesethetics of the body in the Αbramović Method

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Apr
19
to Apr 24

Screenings | Week 7

Tuesday 19 April | 12.00-17.00 & 18.00-20.00
STUDENT BODY loop of videos from Marina Abramović Institute (MAI)
Includes: Marina Abramović, Le Lavoir, (1995) & Independent Performance Group
Location | 1st Floor

Wednesday 20 April | 12.00-18.00
Avalokiteshvara (Dalai Lama Film), 1983
Location | 1st Floor

Thursday 21 April |
12.00-18.00

Iconoclasts episode feat. Marina Abramović & James Franco, 2012
Location | Auditorium

12.00-14.00 & 16.00-20.00
8 Lessons Documentary, 2008
Location | 1st Floor

Friday 22 April | 12.00-18.00 & 20.00-22.00
Reel of Marina’s T.V. interviews, 1980s – 90s (4h)
Location | 1st Floor

Saturday 23 April | 12.30-14.00 & 18.30-20.00
Artist is Present, 2012
Location | 1st Floor

Sunday 24 April
11.00-12.30 & 17.00-19.00

Cleaning the House: Behind the scenes documentary of Marina’s artistic process
Location | 1st Floor

12.30-14.00
Artist is Present, 2012
Location | 1st Floor

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Apr
16
5:00 PM17:00

Talk | Leda Papakonstantinou with Syrago Tsiara

Leda Papakonstantinou talks with Syrago Tsiara about performance

First Floor Workshop Space

A discussion on the history and presence of performance art, focusing on the work of Leda Papakonstantinou: starting with a short presentation by the curator of the basic elements that define the performative practice of the visual artist, a non predesigned dialogue between them will follow as a public work in progress.

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Apr
15
6:00 PM18:00

Talk | Syrago Tsiara: Body trouble in performance art

Syrago Tsiara | Body trouble in performance art

Location: First Floor Workshop Space

The female body in art history has been traditionally related to visual pleasure. From the 1960s onwards, with the emergence of performance art, artists, in their effort to break tradition and invent new ways of expression, overturned the rules of the gendered gaze. The workshop will focus on the historical role of female artists in the birth of performance and the characteristics of the modern generation of visual artists, who review once again the stereotypes of gender and body functions through performative action.

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Apr
15
to Apr 17

Workshop | Rafael Abdala + Jessica Goes: PROTOVOULÍA


Location: First Floor Workshop Space

PROTOVOULÍA is a call to action. Inviting the “self” to become as many as we are. An adventure through the otherness in a multitudinal order. Living is a constant collectivization, in which we multiply and share. The primary motivation of an active being in our society should be donation of his/her work and his/her body as a tool for creativity. Through art (specially performance art) we’ll organize our bodies next to other ones, in order to promote the transcendency of the individual body, the certainties of individual order, leading to the sharing of this empowerment or even the spreading of multiple (un)certainties among us. Flowing ideas and different perceptions with multi-authorial thinking. Exploring the exercise and constitution of our alterity (otherness), rather than the self-absorbed constitution of our identity. Proposing actions, bodily gestures, attitudes, which are potent and liberating, no matter how ephemeral and evanescent in its materiality, the main project is an exercise of empathy with OUR-selves.

Rafael Abdala and Jessica Goes come together to enable a creative process through collaboration, opening spaces for others artists to join in onsite. Performers, igniters , with a desire to wander through the otherness. Art through life, in a shared momentum of images and actions. Once the project is over, PROTOVOULíA doesn’t comes to an end. Traces and trails in our (everyone involved) bodies will entices us all to seek further collaborative and multiple experiences between art and life.

 

 

Jessica Goes

(1977), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Jessica Goes, also known as HILDEMADAME, is an explorer and igniter — an organiser of chaos. Half-German, half-Brazilian, she originally trained in design. She is constantly creating projects that entice her creativity and her passion for communication. Her projects bridge arts and design, cultural production and creative processes. Since 2014, she has collaborated with Rafael Abdala; their partnership and curiosity lead them to research into and experiment with performance art and the collective creative process. These processes, and the sum of their bodies and those of other artists with their immediate surroundings, evolved into a whole new work, which they are eager to develop with “Protovoulía” — their first performance-based project.

 

Rafael Abdala

(1981), Goiana, Brazil

Rafael Abdala lives and works between Rio de Janeiro and Barcelona. He is a visual artist, member of Grupo EmpreZa (since 2008), and cultural producer. He works with video, photography and performance art, researching the poetics and symbolism of the body and collective processes. In 2014, he was invited to be an art teacher at the Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque Lage (Rio de Janeiro), where he gives lectures, performance workshops and short-courses as part of the programme “Dynamics of Creative Thinking”. He has participated in several exhibitions, workshops and art residencies over the course of his career. Since 2014, he has collaborated with Jessica Goes; their partnership and curiosity lead them to research into and experiment with performance art and the collective creative process. These processes, and the sum of their bodies and those of other artists with their immediate surroundings, evolved into a whole new work, which they are eager to develop with “Protovoulía” — their first performance-based project.

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Apr
15
to Apr 16

Screening | Leda Papaconstantinou

Two day screening of a selection of work by Leda Papaconstantinou

Friday April 15

4-6 pm – 1F

Leda Papaconstantinou on the ERT TV show “Paraskinio”

 

Saturday April 16

4-5 pm – 1F

Screening of works by Leda Papaconstantinou


Leda Papaconstantinou was born in 1945 in Greece and studied Graphic Design at the Athens Technological Institute Doxiades, Fine Arts at the Loughton College of Art (London) and Maidstone College of Art (Kent Institute of Art and Design, University of Kent). She lives and works on the island of Spetses, Greece. She is one of the primary and few artists in Greece who used performance as an expressive medium during the ’70s and ’80s and her presence is constant and continuous since the late 60’s. Her work, apart from performances, consists of installations, paintings, sculptures, video and film. Since 1969, her work has been presented in numerous group and solo shows worldwide, in venues such as: Bloomsbury Theater, London (1970), Sao Paolo International Biennial (1986), Benaki Museum, Athens & Bei Hamam, Thessaloniki (2006), 1st Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art (2007), SPACE London, UK (2007), SETE, France (2007), the “Monastiraki” station, Attiko Metro, Athens (2010), 4th Athens Biennale (2013) etc.

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Apr
14
12:00 PM12:00

Screening | Cleaning the House, Amanda Coogan and Maria Herranz

Cleaning the House

Cleaning the House: Behind the scenes documentary of Marina’s artistic processVideo courtesy of Marina Abramovic archives

The Cleaning the House workshop was developed by Marina Abramovic to prepare performers for creating long-durational works. Participants are led through a series of long-durational exercises to improve individual focus, stamina, concentration, resistance to pain, and ability to break through physical and mental boundaries. At the start of each workshop, participants must turn in their cellphones, computers, and watches. Participants are required to refrain from eating or speaking throughout the 3-5 day workshop to bring the body and mind to a quiet, calm state. The conditions of each exercise are explained at the moment of execution. This film documents the behind of the scene process of running this workshop. 
 

Cleaning the House - Brazil (2015)
Directed by Marco Del Fiol
Video Courtesy of Casa Redonda

Cleaning the House - Greece (2016)
Directed by Tokomburu

+ A selection of work by Amanda Coogan and Maria Herranz

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Apr
13
12:00 PM12:00

Screenings | Marina Abramovic + MAI in Brazil

Fernando Ribeiro, "The Typist." Photograph by Hick Duarte / FLAGCX for MAI

Fernando Ribeiro, "The Typist." Photograph by Hick Duarte / FLAGCX for MAI

MARINA ABRAMOVIC + MAI IN BRAZIL loop of videos from MAI

Videos directed by Marco Del Fiol

Courtesy of Casa Redonda

 

Marina Abramović’s research in Brazil started in the late 1980’s. Since 1989, Abramović has visited Brazil numerous times studying crystals and precious stones, and their influence on the human body and mind. In 2015, at SESC Pompeia, MAI presented the Abramović Method; a series of talks with Abramović; and eight Brazilian artists who performed during the duration of the exhibition. There was also a designated space for free experimentation and collaboration, where visitors had the opportunity to explore the directions and limits of immaterial art and performance, as well as special programming that included re-performances of Abramovic’s work by artist Andrea Boller. A selection of video documentation for each durational performance and the behind the scenes interviews will be screened, including a trailer for Marina Abramović’s upcoming film, The Space In Between.

Long-durational performers:

Ayrson Heráclito (based in Bahia): Transmutação da Carne [Transmutation of The Meat]

Fernando Ribeiro (based in Paraná): O Datilógrafo [The Typist]

Grupo Empreza (based in DF/Goiás): Vesúvio [Vesuvius]

Maikon K (based in Paraná): DNA de DAN [DNA of DAN]

Marco Paulo Rolla (based in Minas Gerais): Preenchendo o Espaço [Filling the Space]

Maurício Ianês (based in São Paulo): O Vínculo [The Bond]

Paula Garcia (based in New York): Corpo Ruindo [Crumbling Body]

Rubiane Maia (based in Espírito Santo): O Jardim [The Garden]

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Apr
12
5:00 PM17:00

Talk | Olga Avgoustatou: The sound of silence

Olga Avgoustatou
“The sound of silence”

As we enter Marina Abramović’s space, silence prevails. But it’s not just silence, but eloquent silence. We are going to explore the experience of silence and mutual gazing in literary texts taking an altogether aimless stroll, so as to make it a never ending experience. Bring in your favorite verse or piece to enrich our exploration.

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Apr
12
to Apr 13

Screenings | Avalokiteshvara and 8 Lessons

Screenings

12.00-17.00 & 18.00-20.00

 

AVALOKITESHVARA (DALAI LAMA FILM), 1983

DIRECTED BY MARINA ABRAMOVIĆ

VIDEO COURTESY OF MARINA ABRAMOVIĆ ARCHIVES

During Marina Abramović’s visit in 1982 to Frankfurt, she directed Avalokiteshvara, a film on the Dalai Lama's message for peace. It includes excerpts from the Dalai Lama’s public talk, teachings at Lama Tzong Khapa Institute, Pomaia, and meeting an elder of the Hopi people.

 

8 Lessons Documentary, 2008

Video courtesy of Marina Αbramović archives

 Marina’s work 8 Lessons on Emptiness with a Happy End communicates profound anxiety about the excess of contemporary representations of violence. 8 Lessons is a complex video installation that should, along with its companion photographic series, be understood as a counterpoint to the countless atrocities represented everywhere. Marina employs a performative strategy of re-creating stylized warfare psychodrama performed by children, meant to lead to spiritual purification. This film documents the production of this particular artwork. 

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Apr
10
3:00 PM15:00

Screening | Tehching Hsieh, Time Clock & Outdoor Piece

10-6 pm – A

Tehching Hsieh, Time Clock (1980-1981)

 

For the Time Clock Piece, from 11 April 1980 through 11 April 1981, Tehching Hsieh punched a time clock every hour on the hour. At the beginning of the performance, Hsieh shaved his head and over the course of the piece, he took a photograph of himself each time the time clock is punched, marking the passage of time. These photographs were strung together into a 6-minute film.

 

Tehching Hsieh, Outdoors (1981-1982)

 

For the Outdoor Piece, from 26 September 1981 through 26 September 1982, Hsieh spent one year outside, never entering any buildings, trains, cars, ships, caves, or tents. He carried a sleeping bag. This 30-minute video captures Hsieh as he navigated through New York City.  

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Apr
10
12:00 PM12:00

Lecture | Tehching Hsieh

One Year Performance (Time Clock Piece) 1980-1981, Tehching Hsieh

One Year Performance (Time Clock Piece) 1980-1981, Tehching Hsieh

Tehching Hsieh
Lecture

Location: Auditorium

The Taiwanese pioneer of performance art talks to us about his work.

Tehching Hsieh was born in 1950 in Taiwan and dropped out from school in 1967 to take up painting. Shortly after his first solo show at the gallery of American News Bureau in Taiwan, he stopped painting and did the Jump Piece performance. Starting from the late 1970s, Hsieh made five One Year Performances, inside and outside his studio in New York City, where he lived as an illegal immigrant until he was granted amnesty in 1988. Using long durations, Hsieh achieved one of the most radical approaches in contemporary art. The first four One Year Performances made Hsieh a regular name in New York, while the last two pieces, intentionally retreating from the art world, set a tone of sustained invisibility. Since 2000, released from the restriction of not showing his works during a thirteen-year period, Hsieh has exhibited his work in North and South America, Asia and Europe. 

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Apr
9
5:00 PM17:00

Talk | PASHIAS: NOW, Performance Art in Greece - from the “Mythical” to the “Political”

Photo by Natalia Tsoukala

Photo by Natalia Tsoukala

PASHIAS
NOW, Performance Art in Greece - from the “Mythical” to the “Political”

Location: First Floor Workshop Space

In approaching the Greek contemporary art scene, one can note the extensive “wealth” of anthropocentric images, actions, objects, narratives and devices embedded within Greek mythology and the cultural context of antiquity, still in function within the artists' vocabulary. As in performance art, in a converging point of the “here” and “now” dimensions, the same artist seems to be present at the creation of a “second” contemporary Greek myth - the myth of “crisis” - carrying the expectation of producing an output that stands as a statement of “downfall” or struggle. Through the specificities of performance art as a “mythical” and contemporary art practice, we attempt to engage with what could be considered as political action through “doubt” and “honesty” in terms of intention, allowing for a common ground of “difference” - in which “wealth” and “poverty” converge.

 

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Apr
9
12:00 PM12:00

Screening | 8 Lessons

12-5 μμ – 1F

8 Lessons Documentary, 2008

Video courtesy of Marina Αbramović archives

 

Marina’s work 8 Lessons on Emptiness with a Happy End communicates profound anxiety about the excess of contemporary representations of violence. 8 Lessons is a complex video installation that should, along with its companion photographic series, be understood as a counterpoint to the countless atrocities represented everywhere. Marina employs a performative strategy of re-creating stylized warfare psychodrama performed by children, meant to lead to spiritual purification. This film documents the production of this particular artwork. 

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Apr
8
12:00 PM12:00

Screening | Student Body + Le Lavior

12-4 pm – 1F

 

STUDENT BODY loop of videos

 

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

Reel from Illy

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.

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Apr
7
6:00 PM18:00

Talk + Screening | Damien Jalet: The Ferryman

Courtesy of Gilles Delmas

Courtesy of Gilles Delmas

Damien Jalet

A presentation of the film “The Ferryman”

Location: Auditorium

"The Ferryman” is a cinematic and choreographic exploration of the animistic roots of rituals, dance and sculpture, and their relevance nowadays.  Through the journey of a half-deer, half-hunter character (Damien Jalet), the film is a metaphoric, poetic and visceral six-step ascent of a mountain, considered here a place of birth and death.  Filmed in the stunning landscape of volcanic islands such as Bali, Japan and Scotland, as well as in Louvre museum, the ancestral and complex relationship of men and nature, often seen as a gateway between visible and invisible worlds, is portrayed here through a series of striking ceremonies (trance, cremations and sacrifices rituals in Bali, mountain worship in Japan), contemporary dance performances excerpts and words, narrated by performance artist Marina Abramović. 

Oneiric and raw, blurring the line between archaic and contemporary, between documentary and fiction, this 70-minute film, sometimes hauntingly scored by composer Ryuchi Sakamoto, is a fascinating, reflective and singular travel through the borders of the worlds.

 

A film by Gilles Delmas
Choreographed and performed by Damien Jalet
With the participation of: Marina Abramovic, Ryuichi Sakamoto
With: Hoshino Fumihiro, Aimilios Arapoglou, Mirai Moriyama, Aakash Odedra, Clara Furey, the ensemble of Sebatu
Editing: Marc Boyer
Coproduction by Lardux films, TVM cineplume, staatstheater Darmstadt
With the support of CNC, region Rhones alpes

 

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Apr
7
2:00 PM14:00

Workshop | Damien Jalet

Courtesy of Gilles Delmas

Courtesy of Gilles Delmas

Damien Jalet
Workshop

Location: 1 F

Interested in the sculptural, gravitational and anatomical proprieties of the body, Jalet will lead a two hours workshop where participants will be invited to explore, alone or in partnership, the intricate balance between motion and stillness. Through relatively simple tasks, the focus will be placed on how do we relate to gravity, as an invisible partner, leading us to take a deeper consciousness of our own weight and therefore presence. 

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Apr
7
12:00 PM12:00

Screening | Iconoclasts + Marina Abramovic + MAI in Brazil

12:00-18:00 – A

Iconoclasts episode feat. Marina Abramović & James Franco, 2012

Directed by Caroline Suh. Courtesy of Outpost Digital / RadicalMedia

 

In the Season 6 premiere of Iconoclasts from Sundance TV, the unpredictable James Franco visits boundary-pushing performance artist, Marina Abramović. While she covers him in gold leaf to turn him into a living statue, the two discuss the creative risks that have defined their work.

12:00-14:00 | 16:00-20:00 – 1F

MARINA ABRAMOVIC + MAI IN BRAZIL loop of videos from MAI

Videos directed by Marco Del Fiol

Courtesy of Casa Redonda

 

Marina Abramović’s research in Brazil started in the late 1980’s. Since 1989, Abramović has visited Brazil numerous times studying crystals and precious stones, and their influence on the human body and mind. In 2015, at SESC Pompeia, MAI presented the Abramović Method; a series of talks with Abramović; and eight Brazilian artists who performed during the duration of the exhibition. There was also a designated space for free experimentation and collaboration, where visitors had the opportunity to explore the directions and limits of immaterial art and performance, as well as special programming that included re-performances of Abramovic’s work by artist Andrea Boller. A selection of video documentation for each durational performance and the behind the scenes interviews will be screened, including a trailer for Marina Abramović’s upcoming film, The Space In Between.

Long-durational performers:

Ayrson Heráclito (based in Bahia): Transmutação da Carne [Transmutation of The Meat]

Fernando Ribeiro (based in Paraná): O Datilógrafo [The Typist]

Grupo Empreza (based in DF/Goiás): Vesúvio [Vesuvius]

Maikon K (based in Paraná): DNA de DAN [DNA of DAN]

Marco Paulo Rolla (based in Minas Gerais): Preenchendo o Espaço [Filling the Space]

Maurício Ianês (based in São Paulo): O Vínculo [The Bond]

Paula Garcia (based in New York): Corpo Ruindo [Crumbling Body]

Rubiane Maia (based in Espírito Santo): O Jardim [The Garden]

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Apr
5
2:00 PM14:00

Workshop | Amanda Coogan: Body Work – Creation methods

Image Courtesy of Artist

Image Courtesy of Artist

Amanda Coogan
Workshop: Body Work – Creation Methods

Location: First Floor Workshop Space

This workshop will focus on the individual artists body as art material and explore, through simple exercises, methodologies of communicating non-verbally with the body: the fact of presenting a live body publicly necessitates an awareness of the literal visual reading of that body and the dynamics of perception. Through a number of exercises that will explore a sense of concentration on the present moment and assist in process of developing 'flow' and deep concentration during performance, participants will draw their attention to the movement of their body and their control and precision of those movements, while exploring and experiencing with an eye towards sharpening their awareness and communication skills. It will be an inner investigation, where participants will learn from each other and honestly and critically feedback to their fellow artists.

 

Participants are advised to:
- Wear flexible, warm and water proof clothes, as they will be outside for sometime
- Bring a handheld mirror
- Bring one glass for water, not plastic

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Apr
4
1:00 PM13:00

Screening | Long Durational Work from IMMATERIAL

THE AWAKENING: A (RE)PERFORMANCE (2012), JAMES MURRAY

12-8 pm – 1F

LONG DURATIONAL WORK FROM IMMATERIAL        

Videos courtesy of the artists

 

In 2014, MAI launched its digital journal called IMMATERIAL, which featured interviews with artists, scientists, and thinkers, and highlighted durational works from artists around the world. New selections of the documentation from these works are shown in this collection.

 

Ana Prvacki

b. Pančevo, former Yugoslavia (Serbia),

The Money Mountain (2008)

 

For The Money Mountain (2008), Ana Prvacki used wet wipes to clean paper currency given to her by members of the audience in an installation consisted of piles of moneybags.

 

James Murray

b. United States

The Awakening: A (re)Performance (2012)

 

The Awakening: A (re)Performance is a twelve hour flagging dance created using a single strobe light, documented with a single video camera, and recorded for playback within the gallery.

 

Yingmei Duan

b. China

Sleeping in Van Gogh Museum (2005)

 

During the exhibition, Duan sleeps daily on a shelf in the space from 10am till 6pm for one week. She is wearing pajamas and sometimes appears as if she is sleepwalking or moving unconsciously.

 

Abigail Levine

b. United States

Refrain (2013)

 

Abigail Levine creates a cyclical choreography through the repeated writing of a phrase. These danced refrains produce visual documents that trade legibility for physical accumulation, expanding the original phrases through imperfect repetition.

 

Holly Victoria Matthews

b. United Kingdom

Durational Drawings (2015-Ongoing)

 

To make physical through drawing her internal language and to attempt to capture all conscious impressions that occur during the creation of each drawing; visual, auditory, physical experience, associative thought and subliminal connections.

 

Nezaket Ekici

b. Turkey

Border Inside (2011)

 

In this video-performance she chews one after the other and glue the chewing gums on the glass. During the process, the American flag is developed and ends when the flag is done.

 

Snežana Golubović

b. Serbia

Counting (2005)

 

Golubović counted her own hair in a performance has been realized 17 times, each time varying in duration. The first performance in Avignon was the longest, occurring over six hours with 7,046 strands of the artist’s hair counted.

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