A programme of events exploring blood in performance for BLOOD: Life Uncut, a season of work for the new Science Gallery, London. Includes:
Janez Janša: Ron’s Story (5 minutes, 2001)
Ernst Fischer and Nicola Hunter: Passion/Flower (2012, 4 minutes)
Regina Jose Galindo: Who Can Erase the Traces (2003, 2 minutes), La
Sangre del Cerdo (2016, 8 minutes)
Franko B: I Miss You! (2003, 2 minutes)
Marisa Carnesky: Dr Carnesky’s Incredible Bleeding Woman (2016, 3 minutes)
jamie lewis hadley: this rose made of leather (2012, 10 minutes)
Kira O’Reilly: Wet Cup (2000, 3 minutes)
Martin O’Brien: If It Were The Apocalypse I’d Eat You To Stay Alive (2015, 8 minutes)
La Ribot: Another Bloody Mary (2000, 10 minutes)
Rocio Boliver: Times Go By and I Can’t Forget You: Between Menopause and Old Age (2013, 4 minutes)
This dialogue between the two artists includes a discussion around the issues and concerns of contemporary Performance Art as well as an in-depth focus on the work of Ron Athey, past and present, with additional notes by Lisa Newman.
Ron Athey contributes to the fourth installment of the Walker Art Center Artist Op-Eds series. Examining the thinking of artists as citizens and change-makers, this series of commissioned opinion pieces features provocative reactions to the headlines.