MOMENTUM - Platform for Performance-Art is an annual international festival focusing on visual art performance.
For the fourth year in a row Momentum offers a platform for internationally renowned artist and young upcoming artists who consider Performance-Art as their primary medium.
Throughout the festival the audience has the opportunity to discover the many facets of Performance-Art. Momentum is a place where public, artists, curators and other interested visitors can meet and exchange ideas. By means of public artist talks and lectures by artists Momentum aims to bring the public and the artists closer together.
A Performance-Art workshop with Roi Vaara and Jamie McMurry offers the opportunity to research and discover the practice of Performance-Art.
Momentum – Platform for Performance-Art is part of an international network of Performance-Art festivals, for this years edition Momentum closely collaborates with Infr’Action (France) and Live Action Göteborg (Denmark).
The fourth edition of Momentum will take place on the 5th, 6th and 7th of June 2009 in Bains::Connective, Q-O2, La Bellone and Charleroi/Danses - La Raffinerie (workshop).
Participating artists: Danny Devos (BE); Bernd Lohaus (BE/DE); Béatrice Didier (BE); the trio Jamie McMurry (US), Helge Meyer (DE) and Julie Andrée T. (CA); Melati Suryodarmo (DE/ID); Roi Vaara (FI); Boedi S. Otong (ID/CH), the duo Amel and Elisa Andessner (AT); Jason Lim (SG); Lee Wen (SG); Chu Yia Chia (SG).
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