I wish you all Merry Christmas with ICE HOLE’s newly published Xmas issue!
Besides editor Pilvi Porkola’s letter, it’s all videos this time.
Still from the cover video Kissing Santas by Sandrina Lindgren and Ishmael Falke.
ICE HOLE – Live Art Journal is an online journal focusing on Live Art and Performance Art. We publish videos and texts and our aim is to share thoughts, ideas, inspirations and discussions. The journal is Reality Research Center production.
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The fourth issue of ICE HOLE – Live Art Journal edited by Jörn J. Burmester and I is published on Monday 16th of May 2016!
The issue #4 is produced in cooperation with BONE 18 Performance Art Festival that was held in Bern, Switzerland, 1.-6. December 2015. All the writers of the issue were involved in the program and all the videos were shot in Bern. The festival theme “Schools of… connectivity, relatedness, networks of Performance Art” is under scrutiny. Issue #4 is about teaching and learning Performance Art – is it possible, and if so, how and where? Members of the famous performance art collective Black Market International give their views about it in a video interview. Ex-lecturerer Dani Ploeger, performance art student Jürgen Bogle and Jörn tackle the question in their articles. I’m corresponding on video from the class rooms of Fluid Academy. On the opening video Ann Liv Young and acting students present their result of a three day course on performance art and end up having a row with the audience. Besides the thematical stuff, artists like Klara Schilliger, Florian Feigl and Helge Meyer perform one or two minutes with Madame Bovary in front of the camera. And we are already proud to present Black Market International 30th anniversary documentary from Bern by Evamaria Schaller on September 1st!
Check the old blog post from December here.
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ICE HOLE – The Live Art Journal’s 3rd issue is open! It is edited by Liina Kuittinen and Tomasz Szrama. “This time, ICE HOLE is done in collaboration with the TONIGHT event”, they write in the editorial. “TONIGHT was a series of performance art events, held at an intense pace between April 2014–December 2015. What was very special for TONIGHT was that each event started at midnight and went on until the morning hours. The home venue for the event was the Gallery Augusta in Suomenlinna, an island next to Helsinki, Finland.” And further on: “We believe that the only way to experience performance art is to witness it live. No documentation can ever convey anything else than traces of what happened. TONIGHT was designed to show performance art at its best.”
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