"koud slova" - Magmart / video under volcano Festival
My video "koud slova" which I made in collaboration with Meer and Kees de Vries was selected for the current Magmart /video under volcano Festival.
The video will be screened on 24th of May at CAM Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, Casoria, Italy and will become part of the museum's permanent collection
Honorable Mention for Performance Video WHITE CUP
My video performance WHITE CUP ( Copa Blanca ) with solo dancer Tsai Hsin-Ying received a Honorable Mention at the 1st NATIONAL COLLOQIUM OF PERFORMANCE AND GENDER in coordination of The Faculty of Fine Arts of the Autonomous University of Querétaro, Mexico. (Curator: Dra. Luz del Carmen Magaña Villaseñor Director Performance and Gender Laboratory at UAQ)
The video will be public screened on Friday 24 May 2019 at the Galería Libertad , City of Querétaro, Qro., Mexico.
News from Mexico City
I started his one-month residency at The Lab Program: Art-Research & Mobility Network, thanks to a collabortation with art studio Frontera Garibaldi.
On Friday, May 3rd at 6:00pm I give to talk about my artistic practice and the motivations that bring me to Mexico City. The will be short live performance and a selection of videos works will be presented during the talk
The location is : Calle Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas #85 3rd floor ----->Building Gimansio Olimpia<------
More information : https://www.thelabprogram.com/johannesgerard
ARé Performing Arts Festival - Performance and Workshop Performance
The first performance and workshop took place on Saturday 20th April 2019 at the ACCEA/ NPAK Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art , Yerevan, Armenia. It focused on children with autism. The participating children had different grades of autism. First I performed a short Performance related to Connected – Not Connected for the children and the audience (parents,general audience). After finishing the performance and a short talk I conducted the workshop performance with the assistance of Hasmik Tangyan (pedagogue) and Evelina Garegin Hakobyan.(student Theater and Cinematograhic Institute). All children belong to“My Way“Educational-rehabilitation Daycare Center for Children and Teenagers with Autism in Yerevan.
On 23th of April 2019 I went to the SOS-Kinderdorf in Kotayk near Yerevan for to give the same performance and a workshop performance. Here I I had a mixed group of children between 13 to 17 years old.The well-known pianist Nare Korayan was assisting me. The children have partly no parents nor family or come from families where parents are unable to rise their children. Also just like the previous workshop after each step I gave a ste expalation and the oppertunity for the children to give their opinion or ask questions.
By the performance and workshop in the SOS- Kinderdorf at the end several children related the workshop to their experience and situations they encounter already in their young lifes. Furthermore boys and girls enjoyed to work together , because in most cases they do gender seperated activities
Performing „Connected - Not Connected“
on 8th of April 2019 at
Performance Afternoon at White Theater, Department of Theater, Bristol University, Bristol, UK
Montanha Pico Festival - Reflections - Performance Part
Reflections -Performance Part
Montanha Pico Festival - "PEDRARTE"
MiratecArts Galeria Costa, Pico Island, Miratec Village, Azores,
On Sunday 13th of January 2019 I coducted the performance part of my project Reflections , which includes a side-specific Land-Art object as well. The performance is a metaphorical reflection of the connection between the local environment and human beens (residents of the Pico Island)
Camera video / Photos Goncalo Cruz.