Interview with Dominic Johnson: On Pain and Performance Art Embodiment

January 25, 2011

Dominic Johnson is a performance artist, writer and lecturer based in London. Johnson holds a PhD in the theory and history of visual art and performance from the Courtauld Institute of Art.

As a performer he has visited numerous international festivals, galleries and clubs with his performance Transmission, among them: the National Portrait Gallery (London), Fierce (Birmingham), National Review of Live Art (Glasgow), Queer Zagreb (Croatia), Queer City Cinema (Regina, Canada) and Visions of Excess at SPILL Festival (London) and International Festival of Performance Art (Copenhagen).

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Death Valley, California, 2007, Photo by Serge Hoeltschi (c)

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Interview with Guillermo Gomez Pena: You know, I worship the imagination!

June 16, 2010

Among many film, dance and art festivals in Croatia, Queer Zagreb is also a blogger friendly oriented festival. Thanks to their understanding of the media, I had the opportunity to interview one amazing performance artist and poet, Guillermo Gomez Pena

I interviewed him a month ago after his performance with La Pocha Nostra… for this occasion, Body Pixel co-blogger Ivana also joined me for the interview with Guillermo…

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Nick Cave’s artwork – gallery

March 25, 2010

After I was knocked down last week with crocheted wearable¬† installations by Agata Olek, I had really a strong desire to post here gallery with stunning neo-baroque artworkz by fabric sculptor, dancer and performance artist Nick Cave… and here they are…

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Soundsuit (2008) by Nick Cave (c)
Photo taken from Jack Shaihman Gallery

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