1st Venice International Performance Art Week 2012 “Hybrid Body – Poetic Body”


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Limited Edition Exhibition Catalogue from the first edition of the VENICE INTERNATIONAL PERFORMANCE ART WEEK Hybrid Body – Poetic Body, which took place in December 2012 at Palazzo Bembo, Italy and showcased the works of over 30 international performance artists.

Pioneers of Performance Art exhibited alongside established and emerging artists, reflecting influences and current tendencies in the field. The project consisted of a vibrant program of live performances, installations, photographic and video documentation, conferences, daily round tables talks and meetings with the participating artists, researchers and curators.

Artist documentation included in the publication: Yoko Ono, VALIE EXPORT, Hermann Nitsch, Jan Fabre, Ilija Šoškić, Boris Nieslony, Jill Orr, Lee Wen, Gonzalo Rabanal, Helena Goldwater, Manuel Vason, Joseph Ravens, Suka Off, Snežana Golubović, Jason Lim, Prem Sarjo, Nelda Ramos, Shima, BBB Johannes Deimling, VestAndPage, Santiago Cao, Francesca Fini, Francesco Kiàis, Wanda Moretti | Il Posto, Gabriela Alonso, Alperoa, Andrea Morucchio, Macarena Perich Rosas, Marcus Vinicius, Weeks & Whitford, Zierle & Carter, David Dalla Venezia.

Essays included in the Publication: Bojana Kunst Impossible becomes possible, Dana Altman Body Landscapes, Andrea Pagnes Considering the Nature of the Image and its Performativity, Francesco Kiais Unstable Harmonies or On Hybridization of God, Gabriela Alonso The Bodies as Living Archives, Richard Martel Art, Performativity, Plasticity, Language: Access Codes and Daniela Beltran Uncovering Poiesis in Performance Art.

VestAndPage press, 2014. 128 pages, hardback, 20 x 13 cm, 83 colour images

Limited edition of 300

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Weight 350.0 kg