Marina Abramovic: As One

This interview with Marina Abramovic, on the occasion of “As One”, her collaboration with NEON and Greek performance artists at the Benaki Museum in Athens, appeared online in The Calvert Journal: Eight Greek artists discuss their work with Marina Abramović, NEON+MAI, As One. Image: Natalia Tsoukala Few artists have dedicated themselves so wholeheartedly to a single art form as Marina Abramović. If the Serbian artist did not invent performance art, she started experimenting with it in the late 1960s and has done more than anyone else to put performance on the map by tirelessly promoting it over the course of … Continue reading Marina Abramovic: As One

Sideways festival

This report from Sideways festival was posted on the Walking Artists Network site. On August 22nd, day 3 of the first leg of the Sideways festival (Menen to Herzele), I let myself be tied for almost a day to Russian artist Yana Kraeva or Yana K.M, the name she officially goes by. Almost but not quite. When Yana, in response to my somewhat alarmed query, answered by saying that ideally we would remain tied to each other for 24 hours, I didn’t waste any time telling her that it would remain an ideal. I draw the line at staying tied … Continue reading Sideways festival