DEFIBRILLATOR PERFORMANCE ART GALLERY is proud to present the first annual RAPID PULSE INTERNATIONAL PERFORMANCE ART FESTIVAL. opening 01 JUNE and closing 10 JUNE 2012, RAPID PULSE aims to represent a vast range of styles and forms in order to provoke thought and stimulate discourse surrounding performance art.
RAPID PULSE will present 29 international, national, and local artists who were invited or selected from an international call for proposals. the curatorial committee consists of JULIE LAFFIN, STEVEN BRIDGES, GIANA GAMBINO, and JOSEPH RAVENS. in addition to live gallery performances, RAPID PULSE will include random public performances, a video series, social events, artist talks and panel discussions.
THOMAS ALBRECHT, MATEO BINDER, ROSSI DIMITROVA, JULIETTE DUMAS, ROSA GAIA SAUNDERS, CHELSEY SPRENGLER, LIZ WASSERMAN
A R T I S T S
JEAN MARIE CASBARIAN (US) CHURCH of CONTEMPORARY ART (US) ARTHUR ELSENAAR (NETHERLANDS) LES FERMIÉRES OBSÉSDÉES (CANADA) ARIANNE FOKS (FRANCE) REGINA FRANK (GERMANY) TALES FREY (BRAZIL/PORTUGAL) SNEŽANA GOLUBOVIĆ (SERBIA/GERMANY) FRANCISCO FERNANDO GRANADOS (CANADA/ GUATEMALA) GREAT LAKES ENSEMBLE (US) HELMUT HEISS (ITALY/AUSTRIA) AUTUMN HAYS (US) ERIK HOKANSON (US) INDUSTRY of the ORDINARY (US) IGOR JOSIFOV (MACEDONDIA) SAIKO KASE (JAPAN) ANE LAN NORWAY) ERIC LEONARDSON / CAROL GENETTI (US) ZIHAN LOO (SINGAPORE) LUCKY PIERRE (US) JENNIFER MILLS (US) CLOVER MORELL (US) TAISHA PAGGETT / DAVID LAKEIN (US) SALLIE SMITH (US) CHAW EI THEIN (MYANMAR) LISA VINEBAUM (US) JULIA CLAIRE WALLACE (US) MEREDITH WEBER / ANNA TRIER (US) WILLEM WILHELMUS (FINLAND)
P A N E L and R O U N D T A B L E D I S C U S S IO N S
SAT 6.2 @ 2PM: CURATING PERFORMANCE ROUNDTABLE – what are some of the obstacles and triumphs that face curators of performance art?
SUN 6.3 @ 2PM: OPPRESSIVE REGIMES – how can performance art thrive within an oppressive regime?
SAT 6.9 @ 2PM: BODY / ABSENCE / LIVENESS – where do we site the body within our current technological climate?
SUN 6.10 @ 11AM: CHICAGO AESTHETIC – is there a definitive CHICAGO style?
SUN 6.10 @ 2PM: INTERSECTION OF MEDIUMS – what is the relationship between performance art and other time-based mediums?
A R T I S T T A L K S (@ HUB)
FRI 6.1: LISA VINEBAUM (US) / MON 6.4: REGINA FRANK (GERMANY / TUE 6.5: FRANCISCO FERNANDO GRANADOS (CANADA/GUATEMALA / WED 6.6: CLOVER MORELLl (US) / THU 6.7: CRISTIANE BOUGER (BRAZIL / FRI 6.8: IGOR JOSIFOV (MACEDONIA