PERFORM – Performance Art re-enactment game
PERFORM! is a re-enactment game devoted to performative art developed by artist Hannes Egger and curator Denis Isaia. The game requires all participants to take turns performing, and when not performing, to judge other people’s performances. The object is to arrive at a winning performer: the one with the highest score at the end of the game. With its playful, light-hearted approach PERFORM! aims to widen appreciation for performance and some of its leading protagonists. The price for PERFORM! including shipping in Europe is € 25. You can contact us writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Artist is Absent – Perform Yourself!
„The Artist is Absent – Perform Yourself!“ encourages visitors to enter into a discourse with themselves as well as with others and with the space itself. After reading instructions from the book, the visitors are themselves transformed into performance artists such as living sculptures, thus challenging the traditional concept of the audience as passive observers. The price for the book including shipping in Europe is € 20. Hannes Egger, The artist is absent – perform yourself, book, print on paper 12×18, 96 pages, 2015
Web Performance Today
The art project Web Performance Today is dedicated to performance art. Is is showing performances by some of the most important artist of the 20th and 21st century. Web Performance Today investigates what has now become of the performances in the collective world of imagination of the web: how does video canals “cabinet of curiosities” handele videos and what does it do with them? What do users do with performance when they film them, legally or illegally, in a museum and put them on the Internet of add their personal music as an audio backdrop? Web Performance Today stems from an idea by the artist Hannes Egger and was developed toghether with the curator and art historian Antonella Tricoli. The catalog collects contributions by Joan Casellas, Julia Draganovic, Hannes Egger. Matthias Fritsch, Cappucine Perrot, Antonella Tricoli and Eugenio Viola.
“Großvenediger” (altitude 3,666 m) is the name of the highest glacial peak of the Venediger massive, part of the Hohe Tauern mountain range in Austria. The name “Großvenediger” [Grand Venetian] is recorded for the first time in 1797, although the precise origin of the name remains unclear. The most common assumption is that the name derives from the idea that the presumed visibility from the summit would reach as far as Venice. Research shows, however, that the visual axis makes an unimpeded view all the way to Venice impossible. see you for the first time makes it possible to gaze from Mount Großvenediger to Venice. A motion-picture camera has been installed in the Austrian Pavilion of the 54th Venice Biennale. The camera transmits images in real time from the Pavilion in Venice to the Kürsingerhütte Alpine hut located on Mount Großvenediger. Via smartphone it is also possible to glance at Venice from the glacial mountain top. The art-book collects contributions by Erwin Burgstaller, Günther Oberhollenzer and Andreas Hapkemeyer.