Brian Catling

Videostill: Ellen Friis

Videostill: Ellen Friis

Brian Catling teaches Fine Art at the University of Oxford. His oeuvre spans performance art, painting, video, sculpture, poetry and books, and he organizes a yearly Christmas cabaret of performance art; Cabaret Melancholique.

“I am obsessively engaged in the collision of separate activities that sometimes fuse together in a hybrid event – they being the writing of poetry, the constructing of sculptural installation and the action of performance. Most recently they have fetched up as video works.”

For our Samtalekøkken, February 2013 he performed the following piece:

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Liveart.dk blev grundlagt i 2004 for at udvikle miljøet for live art og performancekunst i Danmark igennem nytænkende koncepter og projekter. Siden 2004 har Liveart.dk organiseret 10 store internationale festivals for børn og voksne, og over 40 andre events – Samtalekøkkener, bogudgivelser, video serier, symposier, residenser og mere indenfor kunst, kritik og dokumentation.