The Artsvit Gallery (Dnipro) and the Adam Mickiewicz Institute (Warsaw) invite to participate the performing arts workshop by polish artist and curator Waldemar Tatarczuk, which takes place September 04-06 in the Artsvit Gallery.

During the classes, participants test the main elements of performative actions. The training is based on the art from 70’s till now. During the workshop, Waldemar Tatarczuk uses the archival documentation of performances. It allows getting acquainted with the work of such artists, as Marina Abramovic and Esther Ferrer.

At the next stage, the participants perform their own actions, using the motives and mechanisms of experienced artists, and paying attention to the placement in space and interaction with the public. An important element of the workshop is the awareness of the performance as an action in time and space.

Participants work within the limits defined by the lecturer but have the opportunity to step over them, break and act contrary.

Workshop schedule:

September 4 - from 17.00 to 20.30

September 5 - from 11.00 to 14.00 and from 16.00 to 19.00

September 6 - from 11.00 to 14.00

Participants' shows: September 6 at 19.00

The schedule may be changed.

The participation in the workshop could be taken on the competitive basis. We ask the participants to fill out the application (via the link until August 13. Results announcement results on August 28. Unfortunately, we can not compensate for travel and accommodation expenses for participants from other cities.

 Important: previous artistic experience is not required. Age limit: under 30 years old. Participation is free.

 About the lecturer:

Waldemar Tatarczuk is an artist (works with performance, installation), curator, founder of the Performance Center in Lublin (1999-2010), director of the Labirynt Gallery in Lublin (since 2010). Has been actively working with the performance since 1988. Participated in projects in Europe, North America and Asia. Waldemar Tatarczuk’s curatorial projects: Art Kontakt Art Festival (Lublin / Poland), European Performativity Festival (Center of Contemporary Art, Warsaw / Poland), Performance Arsenal (Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok / Poland), Performance Days (Kyiv and Lviv / Ukraine) and others.

 Project's organizers: the Adam Mickiewicz Institute (Warsaw) and the Artsvit Gallery (Dnipro).



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