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International Encounter: Art is Action (Festival)

Beginning date: 2008
End date: 2010

Directors:

 

Bartolomé Ferrando (2008)

Marcel.lí Antúnez (2009)

José A. Sánchez y Tamara Alegre (2010)



Introduction:


« Art is action » is a project promoted by the Ministry of Culture in Spain presenting the work of international artists in the field of Performance and Site-specific Art. First edition in 2008 was curated by Bartolomé Ferrando: who gathered nine artists presenting their work over three days at the Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid. Second edition, took place in 2009, curated by Marcel.lí Antúnez: where seven pieces made by nine artists over three days were presented at the Teatro Valle Inclán in Madrid.

The mobile disposition of this project over the past years is a direct symptom of how difficult it is for performance art to exist in the public space: in between and in opposition to the conservative principle of museums and the spectacularity of theaters. Probably, an old factory, not yet into the asepsis nor the amnesia, could constitute a more pertinent location. The third edition will take place between the 25th and the 31st of October 2010 at La Tabacalera in Madrid. In this occassion



Content:


III Encuentro Internacional El arte es acción (2010)

arte es acción = acción es producción >>> View more

 



Location: Madrid > Museo Reina Sofía / Teatro Valle-Inclán / Tabacalera

Type: festival



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