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Sexualities – Emotional Realism

Sexualities – Emotional Realism

The performance work combines live performance, video work and live song to describe emotional issues, sexualities and inner life. The performances use symbolist pictorial language to either underline or undermine the emotional narrative throughout.

Augusta Alta, Performance, video work
Augusta Atla is a visual artist born in Copenhagen, DK and educated in London between 2003 – 2007, e.g. BA Fine Art at Goldsmiths College, University of London and MA Art History & Theory at AA School, Architectural Association, London, UK. Between the years 2003 – 2012 she lived and worked in London, UK, New York, USA, Rome, IT, Venice, IT, Athens, GR and Paris, FR according to studies, awards, travel awards, exhibitions, events, artists-talk, lectures and/or productions of art. Augusta Atla has exhibited her artwork broadly between 2006 – 2012 at galleries, performance spaces and museums in EU and USA. In 2011 Augusta Atla had a performance event at The Danish Institute in Athens, GR, participated in the Athens’ Video Art Festival, GR, with a video-work and participated in a group show REMAP contemporary art festival at Athens in September 2011, invited by AD Gallery, Athens, GR. In 2012 Augusta Atla exhibited solo at Horsens Kunstmuseum, DK, and a performance work, Objet de femmes, by Augusta Atla is part of travelling exhibition: Re.Act.Feminism - A performance archive # 2. In 2012 Augusta Atla is awarded with artist-in-residency at The National Workshop for Art in Copenhagen (DK), at VIR VIAFARINI RESIDENCY in Milan (IT), at Valparaíso Foundation, Mojácar (Spain). The Danish Art Council and/or cultural institutions, e.g. artwork production has been supported by the private company MONTANA MØBLER in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and The Danish Art Council has supported the artwork in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012.
[Biography updated on: 25/10/2012]
Polyxeni Aklidi, Performance (live)
Polyxeni Aklidi is an actress and performer. She has studied theatre at the Drama School of the National Theatre of Northern Greece. Her undergraduate studies in Architecture at Manchester University have influenced her performance work at large, as well as her postgraduate degree in Dartington college of Arts. She has collaborated with a variety of theatre companies, both national and private. In 2008 she was nominated for the Karolos Koun Award, for best actress in Greek play, in Mavritsakis’s “The Blind Spot”. She has led theatre workshops in Greece and Brazil. She sings in “Jan Van De Engel” music project, Misspent. At present, she works for a theatre company, running Volker Ludwig’s play “A Celebration at Nourian”. She also experiments with solo performance work.
[Biography updated on: 25/10/2012]
Eva Xenou, Singing (live)

Friday, 2 November, 2012 @ 20:30