International Performance Festival Berlin - "HUNGER"

HUNGER: International Performance Festival, May 7th until May 21st.

From 7. to 21. May, 2011, the International Performance Art Festival will take place in Berlin for the fifth time. The Festival is a unique art festival, with workshops

, labs

and performances, is among the most important platforms for performance art.

Over 100 Berlin and international artists will present themselves in a performance marathon. During the kick-off on May 14 and 15, it will be possible to see what constitutes performance art: spontaneous creativity, confrontation, experiments, in short:

artists in real-time.

What takes place can then serve as inspiration for all interested individuals. Performance labs with the artists will give participants the opportunity to pursue their own creative impulses and to present the results to the public in the finale on May 20 and 21. All info about the Artists and the festival you find under

Further more pleace notice our specific workshop program!

Under the guidance of professional international artists, from the 7th to 15th of May,

B- lock offers the opportunity to take part in concentrated and intensive workshops in the fields of performance art, dance, and physical theater in connection with art and craft. We especially recommend the specific workshops of the american actor and director Philip Brehse: "

Hungry for the not yet discovered gesture" The Biomechanics Meyerholds   and its usage in Performance Art and Dovrat ana Meron`s workshop "Don`t feed the audience make them hungry, Introdaction to Performance Art"

The whole workshop program you find in the attach. Until May 2nd we offer the workshops with reduced prices!

The workshop program is open to artists and all interested individuals, with or without prior knowledge, who would like to expand their spectrum of expression.

Why hunger?

Hunger is stimulus, greed, desire. Hunger makes people inventive. How is the hunger for movement, for expression transposed in the creative process? Is it necessary to cultivate hunger in a sated society? How will it influence us?

Best regards!

Michael Steger (Curator) and the Hunger-Team, Open space Berlin, B-lock and BLO- Ateliers

Naunynstrasse 52
10999 Berlin
U-Kottbusser Tor
Tel.: 0049-30-680 81 390
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