October 4, 2018

"From Performance to Action and Back Again"

LUCA School of Arts

Courtesy various artists.

"From Performance to Action and Back Again" focusses on the complex relation between performance art and documentation. The relationship between the original performance, its documentation and its users/audience will be investigated and from there the research will attempt to provide answers on how we can activate the notion of documentation in performance art. It proposes to re-think the notation and documentation of performances, not as a confirmation of them, but as the creation of new source material that gives the audience the opportunity to go somewhere else, to move away from the original action or performance and explore its unpredictable side effects.

10–10:30am: Introduction by Bart Geerts
10:30–11am: Lecture by Jörn Schafaff
11–11:30am: Performance by Oracle (Caroline Daish, Justine Maxelon, Michel Yang)
11:30am–12pm: Lecture performance by Cinzia Delnevo
12:00–12:30pm: Talk by Mira Sanders—Cédric Noël (The Mental Masonry Lab)

1:30–2pm: Lecture by Marco Scotti
2–2:30pm: Lecture performance by Various artists
2:30–3pm: Performance by Kazakova - SLOW BEAR
3–3:30pm: Talk by Shervin Kianersi Haghighi
3:30–4pm: Performance by Georgia Kokot
4–4:30pm: Lecture performance by Bruno de Wachter
4:30–5pm: Performance by Sara Ghobbeh
5–5:30pm: Q&A

Ongoing: Sara Ten Westenend—Luisa Fillitz

Everyone is free to participate in the conference, but registration is required.

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"From Performance to Action and Back Again" is the first part of the research project Performing Documentation and is closely linked to the doctoral research of Shervin Kianersi Haghighi. During the second part (November 2018) the results of het symposium will be further explored in the spaces of nadine. Performing Documentation is a collaboration between the research unit Image of LUCA School of Arts and nadine laboratory for contemporary arts.

A LUCA Showcase event
This symposium is organised during the LUCA Showcase. During the Showcase LUCA School of Arts showcases it's most promising graduates en most intriguing research projects in a week filled to the brim with expositions, film screenings, theater performances, lectures and talks.

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