Platforma Internaţională de Performance Art – Bucureşti (IPA Bucureşti 2014), 4-6.09.14

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scroll down also for the program of the festival and for the open nights!

IPA (The International Performance Association) este o reţea în continuă dezvoltare pentru artişti care sunt interesaţi de practică în performance art. IPA se străduieşte să ofere cadrul unei platforme în care artişti din toată lumea să poată schimba idei şi mijloace de acţiune.

Evenimentul organizat de IPA constă în ateliere de performance art, Platforma Internaţională de Performance Art şi Conferinţa despre predarea acestui gen de artă. Primele ediţii au fost organizate în Berlin, apoi în Istanbul. La ele, au participat până acum 272 de artişti din 39 de ţări.
După ediţia din Istanbul din anul acesta, IPA se desfăşoară acum la Bucureşti până la data de 6 septembrie 2014, în parteneriat cu Spaţiul Platforma.

Profesorii invitaţi pentru atelierele acestei ediţii sunt Jürgen Fritz (Germania); Alexandra Zierle & Paul Carter (UK); Rocio Boliver (Mexic)

Artiştii care lucrează împreună în această perioadă în Bucureşti sunt:

ARIANA FERRARI, Italia
JULISCHKA STENGELE, Austria
SARA ZALTASH, UK
BURCAK KONUKMAN, Turcia
DAVID SCHEFFLER, Germania
GABRIELA MATEESCU, România
livi MELTAUS, Finlanda
LILIA SCHEERDER, Olanda
HELENA TOCHKA KUSHNIR, Israel
YOLANDA BENALBA, Spania
RUTH BIENE, Germania
ROXANA RIEGE, Germania
VIVIAN CHINASA EZUGHA, UK
LENA KIENZER, Austria
NILOFAR REZAI, Germania
MARTIN ZEPTER, Germania
MARINA OPREA, România
PRIYA MISTRY, UK
SALLA HAKKOLA, Finlanda
IMKE ZEINSTRA, Olanda
ALEXANDRA SAND, România
VAIDA Tamoševičiūtė, Lituania
VALENTIN CERNAT, România
MANUEL LOPEZ, Spania
JOLIJN de WOLF, Olanda
DANIELA TAKEVA, Bulgaria
ADINA MOCANU, România

O seară de scenă deschisă tuturor performerilor interesaţi va fi anunţată în curând şi se va desfăşura la Fabrica Pionierul.

Platforma Internaţională de Performance Art se va petrece între 3 – 6 septembrie la Spaţiul Platforma, Galeria Căminul Artei, ZonaD şi spaţiul public. Vor participa artişti locali şi internaţionali.

Conferinţa va avea loc la Spaţiul Platforma în data de 6 septembrie.

Pentru propuneri de participare la Platformă şi alte sugestii, vă rugăm să ne scrieţi la bucharest@i-pa.org
Programul Platformei şi alte noutăţi vor fi anunţate în următoarele zile.

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Duminică 31 august vor avea loc prezentările publice ale workshopurilor din cadrul Platformei Internaționale de Performance Art, începând cu ora 12.00, la Fabrica Pionierul (str. Tăbăcarilor nr. 7, București). Cele 3 grupe de artiști/te și coordonatorii/toarele lor vor avea fiecare 2 ore pentru a discuta și demonstra rezultatele atelierelor desfășurate această săptămână. Vă așteptăm. // Sunday August 31 we welcome you to the public presentations of the IPA workshops that have taken place this past week in Bucharest. Starting at 12.00 at the Pionierul Factory (7 Tăbăcarilor street, Bucharest).

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Program

 

PROGRAM FESTIVAL:
Joi, 4 septembrie/ Thursday, September 4th

Căminul Artei – Str. Biserica Enei 16
12.00 – 14.00 Sara Zaltash (UK) – START
Sing the verse. Repeat continuously while drawing a circle around yourself with graphite pencil. Do not stop singing or drawing the circle until the pencil is finished.
15.00 – Vivian Chinasa Ezugha (UK) –
16.00 – Marina Oprea, Diana Miron (RO) – Fill me up
The entertainment industry gives us the opportunity to live experiences, events that we are not willing to try ourselves through the media eye. Abstract thinking is annihilated and current events are ingested without stopping. Two spectators are emptying their minds via supersaturation with meaningless visual elements. Do they keep on watching or do they withdraw?

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Spaţiul Platforma (curte)/ Platforma Space (in the courtyard) – Calea Moşilor 62-68
15.00-18.30 – Andreea David (RO)
Thursday I will build a kitchen in the courtyard of the building. In the moment I start it, I will not know if it is going to be a good work. But I will hope for the best.
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Spaţiul Platforma (etaj 1)/ Platforma Space, 1st Floor – Calea Moşilor 62-68
19.30 – Lilia Scheerder (NL)
These days, my work can be defined as sound performance with a strong visual performance element. My performances often involved home-made instruments made from different materials.
20.00 – whatsthebigmistry
whatsthebigmistry is Priya Mistry multidisciplinary artist, based in the UK, working across performance and visual art forms. She was previously an Emotional Bodies artist in residence with Zona D, Gabriela Tudor Foundation, Bucharest in 2012
20.30 – Mihaela Dragan & Mihai Lukacs (RO) – Sara Kali – The Dark Madonna
Sara Kali is the giver of music, dance and the gifts of the mysteries of magic. Poetry, music and invocation will create an echo of the great Dark Mother.
21.00 – Manuel López (ES)

21.30 – Pauza/Break time
22.00 – Yolanda Benalba (ES)
22.30 – Elena Copuzeanu (RO) – Body City
My Attention, a mysterious pilgrim, fell in love with a city-body and miss the way, and find itself, in a compound of exaltation, gestures, movements or even dance.
23.20 – livi Meltaus (FI)

Vineri, 5 septembrie/ Thursday, September 5th

Căminul Artei, Strada Biserica Enei 16

16.00 – 17.30 – Elena Copuzeanu (RO) – What you look is not just what is seen
In this performance installation, I want to redefine the Act of looking from the perspective of the one who is seen as object and subject of contemplation.

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12.00-15.00 Zona Caminul Artei – Biserica Enei

‘Between our Hands’
Zierle & Carter

Between our Hands explores notions of belonging and ‘non belonging’, of home and of desolation, bringing focus to what actions it takes to move from a space of non belonging back into a place of belonging. A process unfolds, an action of shedding and tearing away the ‘wasteland’, of journeying and reconstructing a sense of home.
Zierle & Carter’s work has been widely exhibited internationally throughout Europe, Canada, United States, South America, Australia, in Asia and Africa.

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~~Public space~~
Unirii Square – Piaţa Unirii, cu începere de la blocul Sitraco/ Unirii Square, starting @ the Sitraco building)
17.00 – Valentin Cernat – Happy
“[…]
Because I’m happy
Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof
Because I’m happy
Clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth
Because I’m happy
Clap along if you know what happiness is to you
Because I’m happy
Clap along if you feel like that’s what you wanna do
[…]”

18.00 – Burcak Konukman (TR) – in faţa Băncii Naţionale a României/ in front of the National Bank of Romania
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Spaţiul Platforma (curte)/ Platforma Space, in the courtyard, Calea Moşilor 62-68
14.00 – 22.00 – Andreea David (RO)
Together with some people, we will use the kitchen to cook aubergines. We plan to make a salad. We will make a fire at 14:00. From 15:00 to 17:00 we will grill the aubergines, and peel them after eachone is done. Till 21:00 we will let them drain and then mince them till 21:30. If everything goes well, acording to the plan, the salad will be served at 21:30. Feel free to join any stage of the process, and if you think there wont be enought salad for everyone, bring your own aubergine.

Spaţiul Platforma (etaj)/ Platforma Space, 1st Floor, Calea Mosilor 62-68

18.30 – 19.30 Talks with the artists that have performed on Thursday
19.30 – Martin Zepter (DE), Jolijn de Wolf (NL), Salla Hakkola (FI)
Three performances happening in the same time.
20.30 – Alexandru Anton (RO) – Healing Voice
21.00 – Marita Bullman (DE)
21.30 – Andreea David
Pauză
22.30 – Iulia Sima (RO) – A Practice of Presence
23.00 – Sara Zaltash (UK) – SEX-SEX-SEX
SEX-SEX-SEX is a new work that explores pop-song lyrics as collective social meemory. Drenched in ultraviolet nostalgia, singing is radicalized in a Live Art context to make explicit and multivalent statements about sex, sexuality, and lust in relation to popular music.
23.30 – Imke Zeinstra (NL) – Milk
This is an exhausting situation. Good Luck.

Sambata, 6 septembrie/ Saturday, September 6th
Platforma Space, Calea Mosilor 62-68
15.00 – 16.00 – Talks with the artists who have performed on Friday
16.00 – 18.00 – Conference: Teaching Performance Art – with Jürgen Fritz (DE), Alexandra Zierle & Paul Carter (UK), Rocio Boliver (Mexico)
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ZonaD – studio Paradis Serial, Iulia Hasdeu Street no 3

19.30 – Salad with Kosmos
Irinel Anghel, Cristina Lilienfeld, Smaranda Găbudeanu

20.30 – Final drinks and saying Goodbye

 

Mulţumim pentru sprijin Centrului Ceh din Bucureşti, Institutului Goethe şi tuturor celor care ajută.

Parteneri: Spatiul Platforma, UAP, Fundatia Gabriela Tudor
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The International Performance Association (IPA) is an expanding network of process oriented artists, devoted to cultural awareness through the professional practice of performance art. IPA strives to provide a platform for such artists from all over the globe to exchange ideas and initiate progress in the world of performance art

The IPA Summer consists of three parts: the workshops, the Platform and the Conference. Starting with 2006, IPA was organized in Berlin, then, in Istanbul. Until today, 272 artists from 39 different nations took part in the IPA Summer.

After its first 2014 edition in Istanbul, IPA is taking place now in Bucharest, between August 25th – September 7 th.
The workshops are hosted by Platforma Space. 28 artists will work in three groups with their teachers: Jürgen Fritz (Germany); Alexandra Zierle & Paul Carter (UK); Rocio Boliver (Mexico). On August 31st, there will be a public presentation of the workshops.

Here you can read about the artists who participate at the workshops, and about their teachers – http://www.ipapress.i-pa.org/en/ipa-bucharest-2/

The Platform Festival and the Conference will happen between September 3rd – September 6th at Platforma Space, Caminul Artei Gallery, ZonaD, and in the public space.

Updates and programme will follow.

For collaborations, performances proposals, meetings and other things, we encourage you to please get in touch at bucharest@i-pa.org

Our thanks to the Czech Centre, the Goethe Institute, and to all people involved.

Partners: Spatiul Platforma, UAP, Fundatia Gabriela Tudor

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