Black Market International

Black Market International Black Market International is a performance artist collective with international members, each one with an established and independent practice as a solo performance artist. Since 30 years, the influential group has presented durational collective performances worldwide. In 2014, the group consists of twelve regular members: Jürgen Fritz, Germany; Norbert Klassen, Switzerland (died in 2011); Miriam Laplante, Italy; Alastair MacLennan, UK; Helge Meyer, Germany; Boris Nieslony, Germany; Jacques Maria van Poppel, Netherlands; Elvira Santamaria, Mexico; Marco Teubner, Germany; Julie Andree T., Canada; Roi Vaara, Finland; Lee Wen,Singapore. The movement was founded under the name Market project in 1985 in Poznan (Poland) with founders Boris Nieslony, Zygmunt Piotrowski, Tomas Ruller […]

Myriam Laplante (CA/IT)

Myriam Laplante Myriam Laplante is a Canadian artist born in Bangladesh, now based in Bevagna, Italy. She works in performance, installation, video, painting, sculpture, drawings, etc. Her works have been presented extensively from squats to museums in Europe, North America, and Asia. She has been working with the performance collective Black Market International since 2001. http://www.myriamlaplante.net/_/home.html

Pathosformel (IT/CR)

Pathosformel Pathosformel is a performing art project, born in Venice in 2004 to reconsider the human presence and its image on stage. Founders are Daniel Blanga-Gubbay and Paola Villani. They presented a performance installation called T.E.R.R.Y at our Samtalekøkken, March 2013:   http://www.centralefies.it/productions/pathosformel-la-prima-periferia_77.html

Divano Occidentale Orientale (IT/CR)

Divano Occidentale Orientale The theater group Divano Occidentale Orientale was born in January 2010 by Giuseppe L. Bonifati (Italy) & Monserrat Montero Cole (Costa Rica). The artistic project of the group starts from the South (Italy) and South of the World (Costa Rica) and especially from the will to build and produce art through a deep research and compare it with the different generations. A wide-ranging project that lives inside and outside Italy, in a continuous journey of contamination of its works with the “other”, across national borders. Divano Occidentale Orientale presented a one-to-one performance called “ivetotellyousomething” for the Samtalekøkken, March 2013: http://divanoccidentaleorientale.com/