MPA-B 2013 Associate Curators Stefan Riebel and Teena Lange, begin their curatorial projects, taking place respectively at the Abteilung Für Alles Andere in Mitte and Grüntaler9 in Wedding.
From May 3-5 Stefan Riebel brings a new edition of his DIRECT ACTION 2013 festival (http://www.mpa-b.org/stefan-riebel.html), a 3 day-long packed festival for conceptual / non-expressive / non-dramatic actions and interventions, dedicated to performance on*with*through language. A wide range of artists including students from the Academy of Visual Arts in Liepzig will take part in Direct Action 2013 with performances and experiments divided into 4 sections: a*(invited artists) – b*(students) – c*(open stage) – d*(linked projects).
In Wedding, Teena Lange launches the series THE IMAGE IS THE ACT? with the first 4-day-long performative installation with Balz Isler, who will install himself in the gallery space from May 3rd to May 6th with his entire medial Sample-Lab (http://www.mpa-b.org/teena-lange.html)
Today’s programme also include the launch of A-CURATE #2 a monthly event dedicated to crossborder practice in art and sound performance. For this May edition A-curate presents “Verfremdet” a wild approach of performance by Emilie Delugeau through photography and today there will be a balloon performance by Lulu Rafano starting at 19:00.(http://www.mpa-b.org/may3.html)
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