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    of Contemporary Art in Zagreb will present a retrospective survey of the artist s work JE During this intervention in urban space the title of which translates as Walk like Lady Godiva Vlasta Delimar rides through Zagreb on a horse while wearing no clothes She thereby refers to the medieval legend of Lady Godiva who made her husband Leofric lower the oppressive taxation of the citizens of Coventry in England by riding naked through the town Her husband impressed by his wife s courage remitted the taxes Delimar condenses the historical legend into a curious ostentatious presentation of nakedness while turning the potential humiliation of Lady Godiva she asked villagers to stay indoors and close their window shades into the opposite a self confident act of individual and public appearance Without a concrete political background her ride becomes an appropriation of public space through the provocation of the naked female body Courtesy Vlasta Delimar Issue date 2001 Archive Signature DEL 1 Back to selection Complete Archive About the project Partners Imprint Contact Find us on facebook abstraction activism aggression aging appropriation authorship be coming beauty body control body object relation cabaret capitalism childhood collectivity conflict consumerism craft dance choreography de

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    curated exhibitions with Stefanie Seibold on gender issues and feminist perspective After my intense research on performance I looked at photographs of Viennese Actionism once again searching specifically for the authorship of women actionists and how men and women had collaborated in Actions Why were the women participating in Actions mostly not mentioned by name Was it embarrassing Did these women have no status The fictional actionist Lora Sana 62 arose from conversations I held with actionists Hanel Koeck and Anni Brus I applied black minimalist interferences on copies of the original photos of some Actions to direct to the active actions by women In a performative intervention I overdrew the male protagonists in a segment of my choice These pieces were then re photographed and turned into a documentation of another action a performative intervention Carola Dertnig Courtesy Carola Dertnig and Galerie Andreas Huber Format photographs and text Issue date 2004 Tags appropriation his herstory Archive Signature DER 1 Back to selection Complete Archive About the project Partners Imprint Contact Find us on facebook abstraction activism aggression aging appropriation authorship be coming beauty body control body object relation cabaret capitalism childhood collectivity conflict consumerism craft dance choreography de construct

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    others DISBAND s changing line up at one time included Ilona Grant Donna Henes Ingrid Sischy Diane Torr and Martha Wilson who created stage personas for themselves like a Puerto Rican rioter or aggressive chicks The band s lyrics were very outspoken Disband satirised the clichéd image of the male rock musician and performed 22 times in the USA Canada and Europe These video recordings document several performances by DISBAND between 1978 and 1982 Courtesy Martha Wilson Copyright by Disband 1978 2008 Document media Video b w sound duration variable Issue date 1978 1982 Relations Martha Wilson WILS 1 Martha Wilson WILS 2 Tags authorship failure language music roleplay sound Archive Signature DIS 1 Back to selection Complete Archive About the project Partners Imprint Contact Find us on facebook abstraction activism aggression aging appropriation authorship be coming beauty body control body object relation cabaret capitalism childhood collectivity conflict consumerism craft dance choreography de construct identities death desire destruction dis ability dis appearance dreamscapes durational performance exhaustion extended body failure fashion glamour femininity flesh fluxus fragmentation gaze happening health illness his herstory housework carework human non human animals in visibility inscription institutional critique intimacy labour language laughter humorous lecture performance manifesto

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    of normative assumptions to formulate her questioning of prevailing media images Dirty Old Women is a series of projects in 2004 2005 that reflect on the visibility and experience of older women in today s society Based on the consciousness raising groups of the 1970s Ines Doujak held seminars for groups of women in Barcelona Vienna and Salzburg where she also developed images of young people the elderly love and sexuality which were distributed as posters in public spaces Based on this research Doujak then staged a live fashion show on a monumental catwalk at Kunstverein Salzburg creating multilayered provocative costumes together with the models who were aged 55 68 Seminars performance exhibition 2005 Salzburger Kunstverein Courtesy Ines Doujak Document media Photographs posters Issue date 2005 Tags aging beauty fashion glamour pleasure Archive Signature DOU 1 P Back to selection Complete Archive About the project Partners Imprint Contact Find us on facebook abstraction activism aggression aging appropriation authorship be coming beauty body control body object relation cabaret capitalism childhood collectivity conflict consumerism craft dance choreography de construct identities death desire destruction dis ability dis appearance dreamscapes durational performance exhaustion extended body failure fashion glamour femininity flesh fluxus fragmentation gaze happening

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    Drozdik left Hungary in 1978 working first in the Netherlands then in Canada She later moved to New York The series Individual Mythology 1975 1977 consists of drawings photographs and performances and was one of Drozdik s first works In it she embodies several famous modern dancers such as Isadora Duncan whom she associates with rebellion and liberation She overlays her own free dance poses with historical photographs and projects images on dancing bodies in live performances as a means of challenging and subverting the female model as a static norm I am not the model the model is not me Courtesy Orshi Drozdik Document media Photographs Issue date 1975 77 Relations Dóra Maurer MAU 1 Tags gaze his herstory in visibility re enactment Archive Signature DRO 2 P Back to selection Complete Archive About the project Partners Imprint Contact Find us on facebook abstraction activism aggression aging appropriation authorship be coming beauty body control body object relation cabaret capitalism childhood collectivity conflict consumerism craft dance choreography de construct identities death desire destruction dis ability dis appearance dreamscapes durational performance exhaustion extended body failure fashion glamour femininity flesh fluxus fragmentation gaze happening health illness his herstory housework carework human non

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    have been presented internationally at festivals and in exhibitions since 1993 often show her asleep or dreaming Video recording of a 10 minute long performance As the audience comes in I have already been lying in my starting position for some time I am asleep on the floor in front of the stage I wake up as if I were in a trance and slowly stand up I then move towards the audience as if I were sleepwalking Suddenly I slap someone in the audience in the face Then as if nothing had happened I move on Yingmei Duan Courtesy Yingmei Duan Document media Video colour sound 2 00 min Issue date 2002 Tags aggression dreamscapes intimacy touch vulnerability Archive Signature DUA 1 Back to selection Complete Archive About the project Partners Imprint Contact Find us on facebook abstraction activism aggression aging appropriation authorship be coming beauty body control body object relation cabaret capitalism childhood collectivity conflict consumerism craft dance choreography de construct identities death desire destruction dis ability dis appearance dreamscapes durational performance exhaustion extended body failure fashion glamour femininity flesh fluxus fragmentation gaze happening health illness his herstory housework carework human non human animals in visibility inscription institutional

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    09 based on use of plants in the city In 2002 she started together with German artist Andrea Creutz an interna tionally networked archive of Feminist art called Let Us Speak Now Mobile Kultur Byra Mobile Culture Office is a long term project by Kirsten Dufour with Kirkenes based curator Hilde Methi and artist Ulrike Solbrig from Berlin The performance aims at direct political and social effect Since 2006 Mobile Kultur Byra has been working with Russian Market traders who travel once a month from Murmansk in Russia to the Norwegian town Kirkenes The difficult working conditions of the mostly female traders were the starting point for interventions the provision of a translation service breakfast meetings or a discursive picnic and investigations in relation to the small scale cross border trading realities with the intention to increase awareness and interaction between all the parties involved Besides documenting the interventions this video largely contains interviews with traders local politicians and project participants Courtesy Kirsten Dufour Document media video Issue date 2006 2011 Relations KAN 1 Tags labour activism Archive Signature DUF 1 Back to selection Complete Archive About the project Partners Imprint Contact Find us on facebook abstraction activism aggression aging

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    performance action art and video documentation urban intervention and poetry Eltit was awarded a Guggenheim Fellow ship in 1985 and became the Chilean cultural attaché to Mexico from 1990 to 1994 In the performance Maipu Eltit cut and burned her arms and legs inside a brothel while reading aloud part of her first novel Lumpérica which describes a female character experiencing what she is performing After the reading Eltit washed the pavement in front of the brothel This individual act of voluntary pain had a powerful resonance in a country collectively marked by the horrors of Pinochet s violence Performance 1980 Santiago Chile Camera Ignacio Aguero Editing Lotty Rosenfeld Diamela Eltit Courtesy Diamela Eltit Document media Video colour sound 5 08 min Issue date 1980 Tags labour language violence vulnerability resistance Archive Signature ELT 1 Back to selection Complete Archive About the project Partners Imprint Contact Find us on facebook abstraction activism aggression aging appropriation authorship be coming beauty body control body object relation cabaret capitalism childhood collectivity conflict consumerism craft dance choreography de construct identities death desire destruction dis ability dis appearance dreamscapes durational performance exhaustion extended body failure fashion glamour femininity flesh fluxus fragmentation gaze happening health illness

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