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EVENTS AT THE ARTPOOL (1995)


1995 - THE YEAR OF PERFORMANCE

Lectures and discussions about the antecedents and the history of performance art with the participation of its most important hungarian and some significant international representatives. Two international festival of performance-videos from Artpool´s videoarchive.

Other projects: "Artpool´s Art Tour", Canada, "Horizontal Radio", Rome, Artpool homepage


19 January 1995., 7 p.m.

ORLAN

Lecture and video presentation of the french multimedia artist and body-performer with the assistance of László BEKE. ORLAN's aim is to control her body, she gets her face transformed by operations. During the live broadcast of the operation she answers the questions of the audience. "I want my body to be the scene of debates" /Orlan/

22, 24, 29 March 1995., 7 p.m.

PERFORMANCE ART

The first three lectures of a series organized by Artpool on performance art. László BEKE is talking about the antecedents, the beginning and the general characteristics of this field of art. According to Artpool's plans, the whole series investigates the body art works, happenings and Fluxus-events in Hungary and abroad, the relationship between performance and other fields of art (including installation, painting, sculpture, theatre, music, poetry, video, dance etc.) and the meaning of performance in broader cultural context (sport, traffic and dressing). Artpool Art Research Center has started to process the documents of hungarian performance art (1965 - 1995) in 1994. Some documents are already prepared for research in the form of videodocumentations and portfolios in Artpool´s archive, where the videodocumentation of the lecture-series will be also accessible. [original invitation]

31 March 1995., 4 p.m.

THE ROOTS OF HAPPENING

Lecture by László FÖLDÉNYI F. [original invitation]

3 May 1995., 4 p.m.

TORTURED BODY, TORN CLOTHES

two additional examples from the history of culture to reveal the roots of performance art - lecture by Gábor KLANICZAY [original invitation]

12 May 1995, 4 p.m.

SOUND/FORMANCE

or the extension of sound into the space of action - lecture by Endre SZKÁROSI [original invitation]

17 May 1995., 4 p.m.

ILLUSION AND PRESENCE

lecture by Péter GYÖRGY [original invitation]

19 May 1995., 4 p.m.

WHERE IS THE BEGINNING AND WHERE IS THE END OF A PERFORMANCE?

lecture by Sándor RADNÓTI [original invitation]

7 June 1995., 4 p.m.

THE LETTER OF WORDS AND THE MEMORY OF ACTS

an attempt for mapping the gap between theory and action - a lecture by János A.TILLMANN (web) [original invitation]

7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23 July 1995., (New Kapolcs Gallery)

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF PERFORMANCE-VIDEOS

36 hour-long screening of performance-videos. Works by 300 artists from 20 countries, classics and current representatives of hungarian and international performance art (catalogue)

23 September - 8 October 1995., (Liszt F. Square)

SLOGENS OF ISTVÁN SAJNOS/SORRY

exhibition in the frame of the Budapest Autumn Festival. The exhibition was preceded by public competition. Altogether 267 texts of the 51 participants were published in a catalogue. The participants themselves could vote for the 28 texts that were exhibited on street-boards.

25-29 September, 2nd-6th October 1995. (Budapest Autumn Festival)

VIDEO-EXPEDITION
IN THE PERFORMANCE-WORLD

the extended and re-edited version of the summer show of performance-videos. (catalogue) [original invitation]

26 September 1995, 7.30 p.m.

ARTPOOL'S GUEST: JEAN-JACQUES LEBEL

Talk with the artist with the participation of László BEKE and Tibor PAPP. LEBEL is active in many fields and trends of art. His name is connected with the famous/infamous happening-festivals in Paris (1964, '65, '66) and the organization of the Polyphonix Festivals of Sound Poetry. Videoshow about his works took place in Artpool. [original invitation]

OTHER ARTPOOL EVENTS

20-30 April 1995

ARTPOOL'S ART TOUR CANADA 1995

for the invitation of LE LIEU Centre en art actuel (Québec). The first exhibition of Artpool´s "HANDS" project [participants] and a lecture about the institution. The lecture that took place at the ARTICULE (Montréal) Art Centre was interrupted by Monty Cantsin's neoist action: "Hold-up at the Artpool Conference". [poster]

22-23 June 1995

HORIZONTAL RADIO

international project in the frame of the Linz ARS ELECTRONICA. 24 hour-long radio broadcast from 14 countries in the same time.
"Artpool Radio's" program could be heared on 23 radio stations in the world (the program was the co-operation of Artpool and the Hungarian Radio)

October 1995

HANDS

the works of the hungarian and italian participants of Artpool's "Hands" project were exhibited in the HUNGARIAN ACADEMY in Rome.

December 1995

ARTPOOL HOME PAGE

Artpool on the internet.

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