Gallery Performances: Jaskaran Anand, Vicky Michalopoulou, Razieh Kooshki & Vahid Qaderi, Afra Sönmez & Nursinem Aslan
In-between Privacy (Jaskaran Anand, University of Art and Design Linz, AT)
In-between Privacy is an interactive performance emphasizing on the interconnectedness of the society and addressing the visibly rising importance of the body.self interactions.
Happy 365 (Vicky Michalopoulou, Université Paris 8, FR)
Happy 365 is an interactive digital performance on social media. It was created by Vicky Michalopoulou as an observation of both the sudden and rapid availability of recorded theatrical performances on the internet and the increase of live-streaming events during the confinement of the Coronavirus pandemic. It is based on Samuel Beckett’s theatrical play Happy Days, where the main character, Winnie, is trapped in a hole in the wilderness, doomed to a repetitive, restricted routine.
Vivid Q (Razieh Kooshki, Vahid Qaderi, University of Art and Design Linz, AT)
In Vivid Q the artists remember, audio-visually re-create and share the many doubts, dreams, nightmares, sounds, illusions and memories that occured at (37°26’10.7″N 49°51’14.1″E).
Onisma (Afra Sönmez & Nursinem Aslan, University of Art and Design Linz, AT)
A textile organism as an electronic instrument. Against the frustration of being stuck in one body, at one place, the electronic organism ONISMA is taking the audience on a journy to different places.