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◊ MPA-B 2014 | MAY 24 ROUND-UP ◊


It is the second day of HOTEL OBSCURA. A 48hr site-specific experimental collaborative performance marathon. In 1 hotel. 4 rooms. 8 artists and a hefty 48 hours. Want to watch the peep show? LIVE STREAMING AT

From 11:00-14:00 we have the public intervention PERORMANCE 1-2-4. See what occurs when a street market and a church become the sites for work by a group of international performance artists. Presenting; Jorge Tadeo Baldeón Rodríguez, Philip Kevin Brehse, Fausto Gracia, Patrick Jambon , Amy J. Klement, Emily Kuhnke and Orion Maxted. (***LOCATION HERRRFURTH-PLATZ ***)

From 12:00-12:30 Alex Slota presents the 4th and FINAL series of HIGH RISK OF OCCURRENCE. A performance of rebirth and cleansing. A disordering of belief structures. A ritual suicide; self destruction in four parts. (***LOCATION ALEXANDERPLATZ***)

From 14:00- 15:00 at the MPA-HUB we present a sound/map collaboration between Bilwa and Aya Imamura. Part of the HUB studio sessions.

DIRECT ACTION 2014 continues today from 17:00. DA*14 is a platform interested in providing space for artists working in the field of performance art, welcoming actions that activate an interplay with the world and the saying „GOING UNDER THE RADAR“**, DA*14 is an open and international platform for actions, conversations and networking over the course of three days. For todays programme check the facebook

Tonight from 18:00 Funkhaus we have SURVEILLANCE: VISIBILITY & INVISIBILITY. The evening, Surveillance: Visibility and Invisibility, features artists that work within Funkhaus’ rich site-specific context, tackling ideas of privacy and institution, the visible versus the invisible, and the notion of being seen by the unseen.Through experiments in multi-media and live performance, international artists of various backgrounds, will utilize the metaphor of surveillance to examine past and present society.

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Caden Manson is Editor In Chief and Curator of Contemporary Performance Network and co-founder and artistic director of Big Art Group, a New York City performance company founded in 1999.
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