Karenina.it Speciale 50ma Biennale di Venezia - Background: Caterina Davinio, "FluxusTrilogy", 2002
KYRIAKAKOS AND DIMITRIS ROTSIOS TO REPRESENT GREECE AT THE 50TH VENICE
BIENNALE 2003 WITH AN INSTALLATION, INTRON
The Department of Visual Arts of The Hellenic Ministry of
Pedro Cabrita Reis
The Utopia Station at the 50th Venice Biennale opens next week, during the opening days the Station will host numerous performances and events, for a full program please look below:
UTOPIA STATION PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
for the opening days of the Venice Biennale
All events, unless otherwise specified, take place in the Utopia Station space and adjoining garden in the Venice Arsenale.
Daily ongoing performances:
Christoph Schlingensief, Church of Fear, a seven-day performance at the entrance of the Giardini (June 11-17th)
Shimabuku will fly kites
Anatoli Osmolowski, “To walk in dressing gown”
RAM (RadioArteMobile), Zerynthia in collaboration with Franz West, radio emissions with different guests will take place between June 12-14th
Architectural performance of Martha Rosler and her Oleanna group
Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset, "Spelling U-T-O-P-I-A" (June 11-15th)
Agnès Varda at the entrance of her cabane à patates (potato shack)
Karl Holmquist will act as the master of ceremonies for the performances on
the opening days of the Utopia Station. Each day the Station will open with a performance by him and a chorus (TBA)
TBA Eyal Weizman (in Venice from the 12-14th ) discussion around the issue of single state identity in Palestine today.
TBA Tomislav Gotovac evening performance.
thurs. June 12th-
PRESS DAY (10h-14h)
12h ongoing performances begin with Karl Holmqvist and Agnès Varda
13h Multiplicity, The Road Map
14h Jonas Mekas Films (1st show):
Williamsburg, Brooklyn (2003), 12 min.,
Song of Avignon (1966/2000), 10 mins.
Mysteries (1966/2002), 38 min. Music: Phil Glass.
15h Edouard Glissant will speak on "Utopia"
16h The Utopian City by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov a film by Thomas Kellein,
Christiane Heuwinkel and Jochen Kopp, 30 min.
17h Jonas Mekas Films (2nd show)
17h in the Archive of the Biennale the Utopia Station curators will take present
in the 99 days project
fri. June 13th
10h CCA Kitakyushu will present the Bridge the Gap book
11h Wong Hoy Cheong performance
12h Ongoing performances begin with Karl Holmqvist and Agnès Varda
13h Panel discussion by Stefano Boeri, Yona Friedman, Rem Koolhaas, and Tamas Zanko.
14h Anri Sala and Edi Rama, screening of Dammi i colori (2003) and discussion
15h Martha Rosler performance with the Oleanna group
16h Premiere of Lawrence Weiner's DVD Sink or Swim
sat. June 14th
10h30 Love Difference Ufficio hosts a meeting of the commissioners and curators of the pavilions representing the countries bordering on the Mediterranean
12 Perche presents
12h30 Anatoli Osmolowski, reading
13h ongoing performances begin with Karl Holmqvist and Agnès Varda
14h Lucia Prandi, presented by Marco de Michelis and Angela Vettese
15h The View from Asia: panel discussion by Shimabuku, Yang Fudong, Kamin Lertchaiprasert and Wong Hoy Cheong
16h30 John Bock performance
The Blind Pavilion