” Performance-Art Context, A0 size map ” ● BORIS NIESLONY & GERHARD DIRMOSER

Boris Nieslony & Gerhard Dirmoser, Performance Art Context. |
Courtesy of the artists.

” The VENICE INTERNATIONAL PERFORMANCE ART WEEK shows Performance-Art Context, A0 size map. Over the period of fifteen years, Nieslony and Dirmoser have been researching material and concluded with a complex semantic map that shows an impressive amount of visible and invisible connections between categories, theories, movements, methodologies and more references with Performance Art. A context of life, social relations, society, arts of humanities, philosophy, personal identities and body examinations conjure to about ninety definitions of Performance Art and Performing Arts, through hundred of names of artists and from literature. The viewer can submerge him/herself through this map (which comes with a magnifying glass) into a cosmos of relations and influences.

Boris Nieslony will be present to offer the viewer the opportunity to continue the map, to add new elements to it, and to discuss arrangements and relations. ”



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