APAB’s 1st Conference begins tomorrow: Curating Performance Art as an Artistic Practice

The Association for Performance Art in Berlin APAB e.V. invites you to its first conference on the subject of Curating as an Artistic Practice. The conference takes place at the Artist’s Residency GlogauAir at Glogauer Strasse 16 in Berlin-Kreuzberg. It runs as part of Month of Performance Art 2015 Anthology on May 22 and 23rd, 10 h to 20 h daily.

How and why is curating an ARTISTIC practice?

During the two-day conference numerous international performance artists who consider curation a vital part of their artistic practice will shed different lights on the practice they share in the forms of lectures, performances, discussions, documentation and various hybrid formats. The conference is open to all interested parties.

Contributors:
Andreas Pashias, epitelesis, Athens
Andrew Whall, Ian Whitford, Rebecca Weeks,Cornwall Autonomous Zone
BEAN, Benjamin Sebastian, Performance Space, London
Boris Nieslony, ASA, PAErsche, Cologne
Brian McCorkle, Esther Neff,PPL, Brooklyn
Camilla Graff Junior, Crossing Contexts
Daina Pupkeviciute, Vaida Tamoševičiūtė, CREATurE Live Art, Vilnius
Ellen Friis, Henrik Vestergaard Friis, liveart.dk, Copenhagen
Jörn J. Burmester, APAB e.V., MPA–B, Berlin
Florian Feigl, HZT Berlin, Performer Stammtisch, Berlin
Frank Homeyer, PAErsche, APAB e.V., Berlin
Hannes Egger, Web Performance Today
Hector Canonge, Itinerant Festival & Performeando (New York City, USA), Performaxis (South America)
Ilya Noé, APAB e.V., MPA–B , Berlin
Joël Verwimp, APAB e.V., MPA–B, Berlin
Joëlle Valterio, Unwrap the Present, Bern
Joseph „Pepe“ Patricio, Nowhere Kitchen, Berlin
Joseph Raven, Defibrillator, Chicago
Joy Harder, Marie-Alice Schulz, Harder & Schulz, Berlin/Hamburg
Lorena Lo Peña, Koki, ElGalpon Espacio, Lima
Mary Novotny Jones, Mobius, School of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Nick Anderson, Rosana Cade, Buzzcut, Glasgow
Poppy Jackson, Performance Space, London
Randy Gledhill, LIVE, Vancouver
Rebecca Cunningham, EXIST, Brisbane/Manchester
Teena Lange, Grüntaler 9, APAB e.V., Berlin
Thomas John Bacon, Tempting Failure
Valerian Maly, BONE Bern, HdK Bern
Willem Wilhelmus, Mother’s Tongue, Fake Fins, Helsinki

APAB’s first conference is coming up right NOW! “Curating Performance Art as an Artistic Practice” takes place Friday, May 22, and Saturday May 23, 2015, 10 h to 20 h daily, and it will be streamed LIVE on the Internet: https://livestream.com/accounts/2257131/events/4067655

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