5th EDITION OF THE MONTH OF PERFORMANCE ART-BERLIN: ANTHOLOGY
with 300+ international participants
For the 5th and final edition MPA-B takes up residency at MEINBLAU PROJEKTRAUM for one month in May 2015. Here they will be hosting the majority of the MPA-B programme as well as a wealth of other events, coordinated activities and spontaneous actions.
3rd – 31th of May 2015
When programming at the MPA-HUB is ON:
14:00-till end of performances
When programming at the MPA-HUB is not ON:
except on May 22nd and May 23rd when the HUB will only open for the evening programme of performances
The Month of Performance Art-Berlin (MPA-B) is a 31-day, city-wide, non-profit and non-funded collaborative platform devoted to supporting and advancing independent performance art practices in Berlin, and from around the world.
THE 2015 EDITION OF THE MONTH OF PERFORMANCE ART-BERLIN IS ENTITLED ANTHOLOGY.
It showcases new work of artists, curators and organisers who have been involved in the incredible story called MPA–B at different junctions over the past five years. This edition marks the completion of the platform and the five year inquiry that stood at its outset back in January 2011: mapping, connecting and supporting the independent performance art scene in Berlin.
As a performance art platform, MPA-B embraces the task to imagine an infinite number of possible natures and to respect the integrity of all artists and their belief in what they do – that their art is a necessity. To see these performances is to witness them, and witnessing them over the years we develop a vocabulary to communicate and share our own thoughts and emotions with our fellow witnesses. We are thrilled to once again be initiators and participants in this process of building a language or, rather, many languages.
This year will, more than ever, challenge the participating venues throughout the city to confront their different views on the complex relations between economics, social context, and aesthetics. Our central location provides an example for this kind of discourse: the HUB or Second Temporary House of Performance Art chooses as its home the contested space of a White Cube.