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The Venice International Performance Art Week 2017

Words by Carla Ingrasciotta
November 27, 2017

Opening to the public on December 14th, 2017 this year’s edition presents a project titled “CO-CREATION LIVE FACTORY Prologue 1“.

The 75 artists from 28 countries will transform the venue of Palazzo Mora into a dynamic performance site through a series of collective performance operas, as well as collaborative and solo performances.

The project consists of 10 days of intensive co-creation workshop processes for selected international artists in tutor groups led by the artists Andrigo & Aliprandi (Italy), Marilyn Arsem (US) and VestAndPage (Venice/Germany), including discussions on specific topics structured in the form of roundtables and open dialogues.

Morning lectures and artistic interventions by Robin Deacon (Artist, Chicago), Jill McDermid & Erik Hokanson (Artists and directors, New York); Preach R Sun (Artist, US), Marcel Sparmann (Artist, Germany), as well as lectures by Elisabetta di Mambro (Artistic director and producer, Venice) and Francesca Carol Rolla (Curator, Venice).

Three days program of public performances on December 14-16, 2017 at the ART WEEK venue Palazzo Mora, Venice (Admission free), including an exhibition section displaying performance pedagogical material.

Participating tutors and artists of the 2017 edition:

MARILYN ARSEM | Milton Afanador Alvarado (CO) • Ronald Bal (NL) • Sabrina Bellenzier (IT) • Cristiane Bouger (BR) • Batu Bozoğlu (TR) • Fay Burnett (UK) • Gillian Carson (NO) • Giorgia De Santi (IT) • I. Ata Doğruel (TR) • Gustavo Frigerio (IT) • Sara Kostić (RS) • Vasiliki Koutrouli (GR) • Fenia Kotsopoulou (GR) • Eva Martino (IT) • Giulia Mattera (IT) • Peter Reischl (AU) • Ines Rodrigues Miguel (ES) • Cristiana Zeta Rolla (IT) • Marita Isobel Solberg (NO) • Gary Varro (CA) • Sašo Vollmaier (SL) • Susanne Weins (DE) • Christian Weiss (DE) • Nicole Zaaroura (UK)

ANDRIGO & ALIPRANDI | Marie Beausacq (CH/FR) • Anna Biesuz (IT) • Weronika Cegielska (PL) • Shola Cole (US/UK) • Elisa Curzi (IT) • Silvia Del Grosso (IT) • Noemi Diamantini (IT) • Maria Luigia Gioffre (IT) • Cosetta Graffione (IT) • Andrea Greenwood (UK) • Mengqi He (CN/UK) • Meri Hietala (FI) • Jolanda Jansen (NL) • Carla Kienz (DE) • Gülbeden Kulbay (SE) • Linda Nabasa (UG) • Anthi Pafiou (CY) • Ivana Ranisavljević (RS) • Maria Seltsova (RS) • Yagmur Tacar (TR) • Andrea van Gelder (NL) • Katie Louise Vowles (UK) • Mahbuba Yasmin (BGD)

VESTANDPAGE | Sylvie Barbier (IT) • Stefan Biere (DE) • Madeleine Virginia Brown (UK) • James Thomas Bullimore (UK) • Bruno Camargo (BR) • Leman Sevda Darıcıoğlu (TR) • Erin Devine (US) • Samira Engel (DE) • Marisa Gareffa (AUS) • Ria Jade Hartley (UK) • Paola Kodra (AL) • Marie Künne (DE) • Gerhard Liska (AU) • Nancy Gewolb Mayanz (CL) • Ashley-Louise McNaughton (UK) • Yuan Mor’O Ocampo (PH) • Daniela Lilo Olivares (CL) • Eva Pyrnokoki (GR) • Daiane Rafaela (BR) • Enok Ripley (CA) • Jewel A Rob (BGD) • Sara Simeoni (IT) • Alex Spyke (RS) • Alex Talamo (AUS)

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