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Mittwoch, 29. August 2018

4th Festial of Naked Forms / 4.Festival nahých forem /FNAF


4th Festial of Naked Forms / 4.Festival nahých forem /FNAF
Live Performance Festival 


31.08-02.09.2018
Friday 31. 8. 18.00 - 22.00
Saturday 1.9. 14.00 - 22.00
Sunday 2.9. 14.00 - 22.00


Kasárna Karlín a Karlín Studios, Prvního pluku 20/2, 186 00 Prague 8-Karlín
&
Sunday 2. 9. 11.00 - 13.00
Rohan Island, Landscape festival route

Participating artists & Festival structure:
Katri Katrikainulainen and Maximilan Latva (FIN)/Anna Steller (PL)/Tomasz Szrama (FIN)/Michela Montrasio (IT)/Dagmar I.Glausnitzer (D)/Theodor di Ricco (D)/Amy Klement (D)Ola Koziol (PL)/Dariusz Fodczuk (PL)/Johannes Gerard (NL/D)/Gaby Bila-Gunther (D)/Leon Dziemaszkiewicz (D)/Lan Hungh (D)/Ioku Ero Nikaido (Hong Kong)/Josef Daněk and Blahoslav Rozbořil/Martin Zet/Darina Alster/Jiří Surůvka/Kača Olivová/Jana Orlová/Frantisek Kowolovski
Vladimír Havlík/Barbora Mikudová and Lili Skřivánková/Newkus (Sara Wollasch, Barbora Smékalová)/Marketa Garai/Hana Poislova/Marie Zandálková (all CZ)

The central event of the festival is a two-day intensive stream of individual performances by prominent international artists and leading Czech artists. The events will take place alternately in the area of the former Kasárny Karlín swimming pool, Karlín Studios gallery and the Kasárn yard.
An extraordinary event will be the interaction of festival artists with the Landscape Festival installations on the Rohan Island "Naked forms of the Prague Wildlife", which will take place on Sunday, September 2, between 11:00 and 13:00.
The festival takes place in cooperation with Futura Gallery, Karlín Studios, Karlin Barracks, KUB Gallery, Blauverschiebung in Leipzig and Landscape Festival Prague 2018.
The festival takes place with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic.

Curators:
Lenka Klodová - Chief Curator
Caroline Krzyszton - Karlin Studios
Franziska Eißner - Galerie KUB Leipzig




Donnerstag, 16. August 2018

COCOON


On 16th of August at the exhibition and open studio day I did the final performance COCOON which I created during the Naked State Project. Intergrated in the performance was a small Land Art installation. The subjects of the performance are the body and the relations, connections in the context of nature and social envirnoments, vulnerability, inner strife, borders and space

Link video performance COCOON : https://vimeo.com/285093719






Mittwoch, 15. August 2018

Land Art Installation for Performance

During the the Naked State Project I created two new performance, one of them with title Cocoon.
For this performance I specially set up a Land Art installation which is a intregal part of the performance. However as this installation will be destroy during the performance, I had to set it up several times as I perform more then once. But at the same time the body of the performer becomes a also a important part of the installation. 










Dienstag, 14. August 2018

Work in Progress

Images of tryouts and experiments with ideas for new performances in conjunction with the Naked State Artist Residency. Photos by lensmosaic.ca






Donnerstag, 9. August 2018

Naked State


Naked State 
07 August to 17 August 2018, Bare Oaks, East Gwillimbury, Ontario L0G 1V0, Canada 



The aim of this 10-day residency is to create artworks that explore the nude human body in context of nature, culture and art. For the duration of the residency, the artists creating works that explore questions such as: What is nudity? Does stripping away clothing rid us of class, gender, and personal expression?; Do the connections between our bodies and the land change when nude? Is nudity always sexual? What is the role of the nude in historical and contemporary art?. Is it possible to be civil in the nude?; Is there a natural state for human being? Residents work individually or collaboratively to create artworks that explore these questions through media of their choice, such as photography, video, installation, drawing, painting, performance art, dance, sound art, media art, etc.

I am one of the artist who take part in this residency, because the human body plays an important part in my work. Beside my collaboration project  Unfolding-Unwrapped which  I hope to conduct during the residency, at the same I  focus on a individually project, I tried out already some short video and video performances sequences. At this stage everything is experimental, but to be selfcritical I am not very convienced and not very satisfied at this stage of the residence 




Mittwoch, 1. August 2018

Unfolding-Unwrapped in Greece



Unfolding-Unwrapped in Greece
Images from the performance Unfolding-Unwrapped. I conducted the performance with my two assistants Marialena Tsantila and Agni Freri on 28th of July 2018 on Kamara Square, Ano Syros, Greece in conjunction with the Eyes Walk Festival
We performed twice that evening variant 1 and the variant 2 of Unfolding-Unwrapped in one flow.
But just like all previous performances , the performance is never the same, even the concept and principles stay the same. Each time differenent interpretations by the participants and adapted to the local environment