May 4, 2018 - Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève - To CAMP
May 4, 2018

Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève

Magdalena Chowaniec, Anti Fascist Ballet School (with Elizabeth Ward), Wiener Festwochen, 2017. Photo: Annamarie Waliczky.

To CAMP
One week of living, working and performing
May 7–13, 2018

Camp set up and collective work: May 7–13
Opening and presentation of the performances: May 11, 6–10pm
Open residency: May 12–13

Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève
10, rue des Vieux-Grenadiers
1205 Geneva
Switzerland

www.centre.ch
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Magdalena Chowaniec, Matthew Day, Pepê Dayaw, Natasza Gerlach, Göksu Kunak, Nils Amadeus Lange, ARIAH LESTER, Jos McKain, Andrius Mulokas, Arttu Palmio, Elissavet Sfyri, Dasniya Sommer, Lynn Rin Suemitsu, Antonia Steffens, Austeja Vilkaityte, Julian Weber, Andrea Zavala

Curated by Andrea Bellini and Julian Weber and coproduced with Fluxum Foundation

Questioning methods of production and inhabitation of institutional spaces, To CAMP invites 17 artists from different body-related practices to bring performative proposals to the Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève and relate them to the specificities of the space. The group will set up a base-camp in the Institution, as a platform to live, cook, share and influence each other.

Over the course of this week, the public is invited to visit this urban camp and discover the possibilities of life and movement presented by the members of this ephemeral community.

Choreographers, dancers and performers, whose work is interdisciplinary and revolves around the notions of space and movement, as well as their relationship to the human body are brought together for the occasion. Their individual approaches and eclectic practices extend from contemporary dance to classical ballet. They choreograph everyday life reflecting on diverse aspects of our society, including culinary art. These artists closely ally their artistic practice to sound and music, in order to provoke an emotional response. They search to create a form of hybrid performance by linking it to other disciplines such as the visual arts. The different participants are also reunited through the themes expressed in their creations, often centered around issues of power, identity, and gender.

Programmed every year, the project thus aims to bring together artistic personalities in a common project, offering them an unique environment for sharing and exchange, and resulting in the construction of a collective space, hosting all these diverse artistic approaches.


Program
May 7–11, 2018, 11am–6pm

Camp set up on the 2nd and 3rd floors and collective work. Open on demand.
Screening of films by the artists of To CAMP in the Cinema Dynamo (free entrance)

May 9, 2018, 2–3:30pm
Flux laboratory, Carouge

Anti Fascist Ballet School: workshop by Magdalena Chowaniec
Open to everyone, reservation required till May 7: agenda [​at​] fluxlaboratory.com

May 11, 2018 , 6–10pm
Opening and presentation of the performances

May 12-13, 2018, 11am–6 pm
Free entrance, presentation of the performances

 

A coproduction with Fluxum Foundation

Hours
Tuesday–Sunday, 11am–6pm

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