The Perforations Festival

November 21, 2017 - November 26, 2017

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Ellen Stewart Theatre | 66 E 4th Street; 2nd Floor

Curated by Zvonimir Dobrovic 

The Perforations Festival will present new works by Bruno Isakovic, Mia Zalukar, Ina Sladic, Dora Djurkesac, Katarina Pejovic, Ivan Marusic and Igor Grubic. These are Balkan artists working in performance art, theatre and dance, whose diverse approaches to their art blur the borders between these genres.

Marta Ziółek

November 22 @ 7PM

Make Yourself
Concept & Choreogrpahy by Marta Ziółek
Warsaw, Poland

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Make Yourself an experience somewhere between gym, techno party and corporate mindfulness church that starts with a training, an order and a body sculpture. Five performers put on following names: High Speed, Coco, Lordi, Glow and Beauty with Marta Ziółek as Angel Dust, the moderator and guide.

Via Negativa

November 22 @ 7PM

100 Toasts
Conceived and Devised by Anita Wach & Bojan Jablanovec
Ljubljana, Slovenia & Warsaw, Poland

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Hundred Toasts is celebration. We celebrate a farewell to the romantic idea of the artist producer and welcome the artist consumer. The artist as embodiment of “true, authentic, genuine human production” nowadays does no longer exist. Today we are faced with an artist – innovator of consumption, maker of various artistic forms of consumption.

Tukawach

November 24 @ 7PM

'How The Hares are Dying | Private Inventory
Concept & Direction by Magda Stawman-Tuka and Anita Wach
Warsaw, Poland

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A double bill of ontological insecurity. Wildly differing in style, Wach and Tuka's latest two-handers both play with ideas of disappearance to our sense of being. The episodic ritual of Private Inventory, conceived as a choreography of the hidden, is followed by an imaginary workshop of Joseph Beuys, the setting for an exploration of self-sacrifice and transformation in How the Hares are Dying.

Bruno Isakovic & Mia Zalukar

November 24 & 25 @ 7PM | November 26 @ 4PM

Suddenly Everywhere
Concept and Performance by Mia Zalukar and Bruno Isaković
Zagreb, Croatia

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Suddenly Everywhere, through movement and encounter of two bodies and their opposite poles, researches influences on our (ir)rational decisions and states of being. We are all woven by our histories, experiences, (in)securities and personal aims for the future. Suddenly Everywhere deconstructs a complicated structure of paths we take and through their gaps intensifies visibility of that not seemingly present.

Ina Sladic

November 25 @ 7PM

Penny
Concept by Ina Sladić
Zagreb, Croatia

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Penny/Audience is a conceptual project of Ina Sladić and another artist of her choice which changes with every performance, in which author is playing with the idea of risk through the audio installation which performer herself hears for the first time in the moment of performance.Neither the performer nor the audience knows how the show is gonna start or end.

Ina Sladic

November 26 @ 4PM

Audience
Concept by Ina Sladić
Zagreb, Croatia

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Penny/Audience is a conceptual project of Ina Sladić and another artist of her choice which changes with every performance, in which author is playing with the idea of risk through the audio installation which performer herself hears for the first time in the moment of performance.Neither the performer nor the audience knows how the show is gonna start or end.