After all these years, the PERFORMANCE REIHE NEU-OERLIKON has already established itself not only in Neu-Oerlikon as a place of performance art, but also as an important discussion platform in the city of Zurich. It has been positioned in the public space, with a view to exchange and dialogue between artists and the audience. The direct contact between art and people is also encouraged.
New experiences and lustful approaches to the understanding of performance art should be in the foreground. At the same time, a dialogue should make boundaries between the audience and artists disappear, but should also be a studio and laboratory. A laboratory for communication and acting studio in which the performance genre is presented, as well as discussed. The PERFORMANCE REIHE NEU-OERLIKON should be accessible to a wide public and, unlike in culturally defined space, these performances in public space are exposed to very different groups and potential dangers.
Art in public space brings about and moves a – not quite everyday – possibility to look at the world in which we live with different eyes, to reflect on it and to discuss it. This also raises the cultural-political question of temporary artistic approaches and interventions. The PERFORMANCE REIHE NEU OERLIKON is also an important platform for performance artists not only from Switzerland.
More than 100 artists have performed at the PERFORMANCE REIHE NEU-OERLIKON in the last 9 years. Both established and young people at the beginning of their careers.
The PERFORMANCE REIHE NEU OERLIKON is primarily aimed at an audience interested in art and culture, the living and working population of Neu-Oerlikon, Oerlikon as well as guests and visitors from other parts of the city and the country.
The PERFORMANCE REIHE NEU-OERLIKON takes place in Oerlikerpark in any weather and no entrance fee is charged.
The PERFORMANCE REIHE NEU-OERLIKON has already established itself in Neu-Oerlikon as a place of performance art and for almost 10 years the Oerlikerpark has been used as a meeting and discussion space as well as an artist platform.
A sustainable confrontation in the public space and with the public space will also take place during the performances of the PERFORMANCE REIHE NEU-OERLIKON.
The PERFORMANCE REIHE NEU-OERLIKON is intended to arouse the curiosity of young and old, big and small, about what happens beyond imaginary borders.
Nathalie Stirnimann & Stefan Stojanovic | Ruedi Schill / Monika Günther | Cie. József Trefeli. Fotos by ©m.peñaloza | ©Luis Lumbreras
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