Studio: Ilka Theurich - coaching lab
Studio: Ilka Theurich - project space 

22. – 24. August 2019
Performance im Hochhaus 2
Kuratiert by Anja Ibsch & Jörn Burmester Wium
Day#1 - Thursday - 22.08.2019 - 7 pm
Buffet  & Performances from Jörn J. Burmester Wium & Anja Ibsch

Day #2 - Fraiday - 23.08.2019 - 6 pm
three Performances & interventions

Day #3 - Saturday - 24.08.2019 - 4 pm
three Performances & interventions

participating artists:

Marita Bullmann (Essen)
Jörn Burmester Wium (Kopenhagen/Berlin)
Adriana Disman (London, Montreal)
Anja Ibsch (Berlin)
Hori Izhaki (Tel Aviv, Berlin)
Thomas Reul (Köln)
Lutz Streun (Berlin)
Ilka Theurich (Hannover)

Once again the studio in the skyscraper has the opportunity to experience current performance art by Berlin and international artists developed for the occasion and the location. The second edition of the festival relates live action to visual work. On three days in August, individual and duo performances will be shown in the rooms of the municipal gallery. Documentations, attempts and remnants of the actions remain in the locations of the performances. In the process, they serve as a starting point for new performances and, at the same time, in exchange for a selection of artistic works by the artists involved, they can be experienced as a permanently developing overall installation. Through the juxtaposition of performances, their material traces and other permanent artistic works, aspects of archiving, the paradox of documentation and questions about the materiality of performance art come into focus.

Performance art occurs predominantly in networks initiated by artists, where they create themselves suitable working conditions. Anja Ibsch and Jörn Burmester Wium, the curators of "Performance im Hochhaus" come from the context of the Association for Performance Art in Berlin APAB e.V., some of the invited artists from the environment of the European Action Laboratory PAsche.


15th of November 2019
Rugendas / la Nueva Troya
Museo Histórico Cabildo, Montevideo Uruguay

Vernissage 15 de noviembre, 19:00 h:  Rugendas / la Nueva Troya.  Diálogo crítico y reflexivo sobre la mirada del artista alemán Johan Mauritz Rugendas (Baviera 1802 -1858) quien entre 1821 y 1845 viajó por nuestro continente, documentando en su obra -tal como lo hicieron otros dibujantes, acuarelistas y pintores viajeros- el nuevo mundo desde una mirada inexorablemente eurocéntrica. El nexo con la contemporaneidad, será la obra del colectivo de artistas alemanas integrado por: Maria Fieseler-Roschat, Ilka Theurich, Yasemin Yilmaz, Christiane Oppermann y Pepa Salas Vilar quienes aportarán su mirada sobre la obra de Rugendas, poniendo el foco en el otro, el extranjero, y las construcciones narrativas posibles en torno a la otredad, los juicios de valoración y el respeto por la diversidad. Curaduría: Rosana Carrete, Carolina Porley


19th - 21st of August 2019

20th OPEN International Performance Art Festival

in Cooperation with the founder of the Festival Chen Yin (China), PAErsche (Köln DE), Kaskadenkondensator (Basel CH), Kunstpavillon (Burgbrohl DE), orbit 24 (Frankfurt am Main DE), Marita Bullmann (Bochum DE)

1. Festivaltag: 19.08.2019

Einlass/Beginn: 18:00 Uhr / 18:30 Uhr

Ort: Pavillon Hannover – Kleiner Saal,

Lister Meile 4, 30161 Hannover

Eintritt frei!

2. Festivaltag: 20.08.2019

Einlass/Beginn: 18:00 Uhr / 18:30 Uhr

Ort: Turba Gallery -

Stephanusstraße 23, 30449 Hannover

Eintritt frei!

3. Festivaltag: 21.08.2019

Einlass/Beginn: 18:00 Uhr / 18:30 Uhr

Ort: Studio: Ilka Theurich -

Zur Bettfedernfabrik 3, 30451 Hannover

Eintritt frei!

29th of September 2019
atelier:performance #21 - Roos Hoffmann (NL)

October 2019
(different place will be published soon)
atelier:performance #22  - Flávio Rodrigues (PT)

October 2019
atelier:performance #23 - Mischa Badasyan (RU)

November 2019
atelier:performance #24 - CrazinisT artis.T (GH)

November 2019
atelier:performance #25 - Sanah Gobeh (NL)

December 2019
atelier:performance #24 - Heike Pfingsten (DE)


October 2019
performance:class - autumn
the detailed programme will be published soon 

January 2020
performance:class - winter
the detailed programme will be published soon


August 2019
the upcoming detailed programme will be published soon


this series for teens will start in autum 2019

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