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MPA PROGRAMME | WEEK 2 | MAY 8-14, 2013

PROGRAMME | WEEK 2 | MAY 8-14, 2013

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Photo Credit: Elisa Spagone, Pietre, Alessandro Sarotti
WEDNESDAY MAY 8

LATITUD 32ºN/55ºS
Performances with 12 artists from Bravo River to Cape Horn | Curated by Lala Nomada
GENDER AND THE CITY
Post-workshop discussion and installation with CestBeauLePouvoir | Curated by Camilla Graff Junior
NOOSPHERE REFLECTIONS PART 1
Talk | Curated by Teena Lange
DISPLAYING THE INSTANT (May 8-29)
Exhibition and performance series. Performances with Pauline Payen, Saturn Dogs (Manon Parent & Sto Len) | Curated by Stefania Angelini & Judith Lavagna
◊ KIM 2
Live trance jazz improvisation performance | Curated by Mike Hentz
ACUD QUADRUPLE BILL – FASCINATION + …IS WHERE THE HEART IS, HOME? + PIETRE + DRAWING AUCTION
Performances with Berti & Woolf + Benjamin Sebastian + Elisa Spagone + Filipa Guimarães

Ongoing projects:
BODY MAPPING (workshop)
BRIDGES AND NON-BRIDGES OF PERFORMANCE ART & CONTEMPORARY DANCE
– FIXATION # 2
– WATER
– ARTIST IN EXHIBITION

THURSDAY MAY 9

VERB WOMAN TV/VERB FRAU TV (daily May 9-28 except Mondays)
Online TV show with Margaret Dragu | Curated by Jörn J. Burmester & Florian Feigl
LATITUD 32ºN/55ºS
Roundtable: Contemporary Performance Art in Latin America with Lala Nomada+12 performers from Latitud 32°N/55°S | Curated by Lala Nomada
PRIM’HOLSTEIN AND FIN DE L’ORIGINE DU MONDE
Video installation by Allio–Weber | Curated by Camilla Graff Junior
◊ KIM 3
Live trance jazz improvisation performance | Curated by Mike Hentz
ROCK YOUR BODY
Performance with Bryndís Björnsdóttir (aka Dísa)
ACUD TRIPLE-BILL – I AM NOT + THREAD + MILCH
Performances with Valentina Murabito in collaboration with Suzan Kizilirmak + Manuela Macco + Nausica

Ongoing projects:
BODY MAPPING (workshop)
– A-CURATE # 2
– FIXATION # 2
– WATER
– ARTIST IN EXHIBITION

Photo Credits: Artist - Margaret Dragu / Photographer: Robert Harpin
Photo Credits: Yao Jui-Chung Phantom of History Series - Mt. Jade Floating
FRIDAY MAY 10

MPA-B 2013 // CCI MANIFESTO WORK-OUT
Re-writing presentation | Curated by Florian Feigl and Joël Verwimp
◊ YOU’RE A BIG BOY NOW (OR RAUSCHENBERG IST TÖDLICH) (May 10-13)
Brooklyn in Berlin: performance and accumulative installation with Panoply Performance Lab + friends | Curated by Anya Liftig & Teena Lange
MPA OPEN – PERFORMANCE ART MARATHON (May 10-12)
The 48hr non-stop Performance Art Extravaganza is back!
SILENCE (May 10-17)
Performance series with Aleks Slota
◊ (CON)TEMPORARY SPACE-TIME
Exhibition opening with live performance with Chen Chieh-Jen, Tsui Kuang-Yu, Yao Jui-Chung + others | Curated by Lan Hungh, Yun-Ting Hung & I-Chen Tsou
SIX SAINTS: TYCHO BRAHE and SIX SAINTS: H.C.ØRSTED
Performance with Ellen Vestergaard Friis | Curated by Camilla Graff Junior
ON OFF MOMENTS
Exhibition with David Horvitz, Daniel Kötter, Mikka Wellner + more

Ongoing projects:
VERB WOMAN TV/VERB FRAU TV
BODY MAPPING (workshop)
– FIXATION # 2 (closing day)
– WATER
– ARTIST IN EXHIBITION

SATURDAY MAY 11

◊ NOCH EIN WUNSCH
Die Teilnahmerei Group | Curated by Mike Hentz
◊ WHOLE BODY TREATMENT #4 (May 11-12)
Theater on the body in the theater with Sara Hamming | Curated by Camilla Graff Junior
◊ NO SHOW
Performance with and curated by Stephanie Hanna
◊ URBAN DAWNS
Video installation by Magda Mrowiec | Curated by Camilla Graff Junior
DER KÖRPER IST EIN SEISMOGRAPH
Site-specific intervention with Lia Bergaue, Nico Sophilus

Ongoing projects:
BODY MAPPING WORKSHOP (final day)
VERB WOMAN TV/VERB FRAU TV
◊ YOU’RE A BIG BOY NOW (OR RAUSCHENBERG IST TÖDLICH)
◊ (CON)TEMPORARY SPACE-TIME (exhibition)
BRIDGES AND NON-BRIDGES OF PERFORMANCE ART & CONTEMPORARY DANCE
– A-CURATE # 2
– ON OFF MOMENTS
– BIG AND BITE SIZE
– SILENCE
– MPA-OPEN
– WATER
– ARTIST IN EXHIBITION

Photo Credits: Panoply Performance Lab
Photo Credits: Kiosk K67, Miodrag Kuc, www.paraartformations.net/k67
SUNDAY MAY 12

◊ BREAKFAST WITH THE SUN
Participatory video work with Magda Mrowiec | Curated by Camilla Graff Junior
◊ SITIOS DISTANTES (REMOTE SITES)
Public Intervention with Rose Akras, Dirk Jan Jager, Lucio Agra + others | Curated by Nathalie Fari / atelier obra viva
◊ RADIOSHOW PERFORMANCE (also on May 19, 26)
Radio broadcast about performance with Mike Hentz & Guests | Curated by Mike Hentz

Ongoing projects:
◊ WHOLE BODY TREATMENT #4 (closing day)
VERB WOMAN TV/VERB FRAU TV
◊ YOU’RE A BIG BOY NOW (OR RAUSCHENBERG IST TÖDLICH)
– BRIDGES AND NON-BRIDGES OF PERFORMANCE ART & CONTEMPORARY DANCE
– WORKS ON PAPER
– MPA OPEN (closing day)
– WATER
– SILENCE
– ARTIST IN EXHIBITION

MONDAY MAY 13

(PERFORMANCE/ART) 003: THE CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME
Performance and afterparty with La Mission
RING KNITTING CIRCLE
Knitting performance on the BVG with Adi Liraz
◊ PERFORMER STAMMTISCH
Performance and discussion with Margaret Dragu, Dani Ploeger | Curated by Jörn J. Burmester & Florian Feigl
◊ A GOLEM, A CLOWN AND A RECLUSE
Performance with Boris Azemar | Curated by Camilla Graff Junior

Ongoing projects:
◊ YOU’RE A BIG BOY NOW (OR RAUSCHENBERG IST TÖDLICH) (closing day)
– WATER
– SILENCE
– ARTIST IN EXHIBITION

Photo Credit: Kaleb Wentzel-Fisher (2013): Laila Cola Weeks & Mandie O'Connell
Photo Credit: Camilla Graff Junior
TUESDAY MAY 14

◊ CUT INTERNATIONAL PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL (May 14-19)
Beginning of week-long International Performance Festival | Curated by Michael Steger
POEMA SOLO (May 14-15)
Durational performance with Mirella Galbiatti, Merce Soler, Monai de Paula Antunes
◊ PERFORMER STAMMTISCH: NEW THINGS
Performance and discussion with Dani Ploeger + students of MA Contemporary Performance Making at Brunel University, London | Curated by Jörn J. Burmester & Florian Feigl
◊ MY MOM IS A WOLF, MY DAD…
Performance Lecture with Giraff Graff | Curated by Camilla Graff Junior

Ongoing projects:
VERB WOMAN TV/VERB FRAU TV
– WATER
– SILENCE
– ARTIST IN EXHIBITION

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MPA-B is an initiative in collaboration with the
non-profit organisation:

PLUSNULL e.V.
Web: www.plusnull.org
Email: info@plusnull.org

MEDIA PARTNERS:

Berlin Art Link

PROJECT MANAGEMENT:
Francesca Romana Ciardi

CURATORIAL COLLABORATION INITIATIVE (CCI):
Joel Verwimp, Florian Feigl, Francesca Romana Ciardi, Nathalie Fari, Joern J. Burmester

PRESS/PR:
Elke Thiele
www.siebengruen.de

MPA-B 2013 BLOGGERS:
Elizabeth Stevens, Belle Santos, Orion Maxted, Sophie Kirby, Tina Mariane Krogh Madsen, Ena Schulz, Andrew & Caitlin Webb-Ellis
www.mpa-blog.tumblr.com

GRAPHIC DESIGNER:
Adria Chilcote
www.adriachilcote.com

VIDEO DOCUMENTATION:
Visual Communication Project
visualproject.indivia.net

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Caden Manson is a director, media artist, and teacher. He is co-founder of the media ensemble bigartgroup.com and network, blog, and publisher, contemporaryperformance.com. He has co-created, directed, video- and set designed 18 Big Art Group productions. Manson has shown video installations in Austria, Germany, NYC, and Portland; performed PAIN KILLER in Berlin, Singapore and Vietnam; Taught in Berlin, Rome, Paris, Montreal, NYC, and Bern; the ensemble has been co-produced by the Vienna Festival, Festival d’Automne a Paris, Hebbel Am Ufer, Rome’s La Vie de Festival, PS122, and Wexner Center for The Arts. Caden is a 2001 Foundation For Contemporary Art Fellow, is a 2002 Pew Fellow and a 2011 MacDowell Fellow. Writing has been published in PAJ, Theater Magazine, and Theater der Zeit. Caden is currently an associate professor and graduate directing option coordinator of The John Wells Directing Program at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama.

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