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.

Jessie Kleemann (GL)

Jessie Kleemann Jessie Kleemann presented the performance “Orsoq III, subarctic sushi!” at Kulstof 15 Jessie Kleemann was born in Upernavik in northern Greenland and trained as a lithographic artist. From 1978 to 1979, she was a student at the Tuukkaq theatre in Fjaltring in northern Jutland, from 1984 to 1991 director of the school of arts in Nuuk, during which period she took leave in 1989 in connection with the staging of the play Asanninneq naliitsoq, based on Märta Tikkanen’s Århundradets kärlekssaga. Between 1991 and 1993, she was the coordinator of the exhibition project Arts from the Arctic as part of the UNESCO programme for the decade of indigenous people. She […]

Nanna Lysholt Hansen (DK)

Nanna Lysholt Hansen Nanna Lysholt Hansen has since 2003 used her body as a tool to investigate relationship between the body, location, situation and time. For Kulstof 15 she showed “Dear Daughter / Motherboard Theories of Evolution (w/ Braidotti, Plant et aliae) #6” 33 minutes live performance and “Dear Daughter/Organic Cyborg Stories (After Donna Haraway) #5, 16 minutes digital video with sound. Nanna Lysholt Hansen holds a MFA degree from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art in Copenhagen, Denmark (2011) and a BFA degree from Kingston University, Faculty of Art Design & Music, London, UK (2005). In 2009/2010 she studied at The Central Academy of Fine Art in Beijing, P.R. China […]

Line Skywalker Karlström (S)

Line Skywalker Karlström Line Skywalker Karlström (b. 1971) is a Swedish interdisciplinary artist who uses performance, objects, installation, video and social action as tools to investigate structures in society pertaining to commonality, power, institution, space and body. At Samtalekøkkenet, December 2011, she presented a new work; (leaving) Nest: At Live art for Børn 1 in Nikolaj Kunsthal she showed “Kroppen der stak af” And at Kulstof 15 she performed “Finding the Lesbian Leak at the Louvre”