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Panel: On performance and its archives

Saturday, 17 February 2018, 14.00h

Adress: nGbK, Veranstaltungsraum, 1. OG, Oranienstraße 25, 10999 Berlin
Language(s): English
Entry: free
Organized by: neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst
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Roddy Hunter, Heike Roms, Branka Stipancic and Andrej Mircev
Moderation: Judit Bodor

This panel will discuss the unstable materiality and memory of performance art and how histories of such artworks are constructed and narrated over time. Contributors include artists, researchers and archivist/curators of performance art from both the West and East of Europe.

Roddy Hunter is Director of the Institute of the Arts and Associate Professor in the Arts at the University of Cumbria, Carlisle, England. He is an artist, curator, educator and writer. His research interests comprise post-1960s fine art, performance, curatorial practice and media art histories and he worked extensively as a performance artist in Eastern Europe in 1990s-2000s.
Heike Roms is Professor in Theatre and Performance at the University of Exeter. Among others she has published on contemporary performance practice, performance historiography and archiving. She e is director of 'What's Welsh for Performance? Beth yw 'performance' yn Gymraeg?', a project focusing on the historiography of early performance art in Wales.
Branka Stipancic is a freelance curator, writer and editor, lives in Zagreb. Graduated art history and literature, University of Zagreb. She is in charge of the legacy of artist Mladen Stilinovic.
Andrej Mircev is a theatre scholar, dramaturge and visual artist. In his work, he explores different constellations between performance, image, archive and spatiality.
Judit Bodor is an independent curator who has curated a number of exhibitions, residencies, site-specific installations and performance events. Her recent practice-led PhD (Aberystwyth University) focused on curating the archives of historical performance art in the Museum evidenced through the process of producing the exhibition 'Silent Explosion: Ivor Davies and Destruction in Art' in 2015-2016 at National Museum Cardiff.



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