All posts by ivanlupi

‘ENLIGHTENMENT’

The action: After my talk I ask the audience to leave their chairs and come closer to me. Without any form of mirror, I ask them to guide me verbally to place the tattoo machine in the middle of my...

/ 24th February 2018

‘AN OPEN WOUND’

From: 'An Open Wound', performance in Collaboration with Simon King. Featured in Deep Trash Romance. Working Men's Club, (London 2018). Makeup: Agnė Bučmytė, Costume Design: Zilard Sabo, Picture by Martina O'Shea Read More

/ 22nd February 2018

‘BENCH’

From: 'Bench', performance. Featured in 'Visualeyez' annual festival of performance art, curated by Todd Janes. With the support of Laitude 53 art gallery and Edmonton Art Council. Beaver Hills House Park. Edmonton. Canada. Picture by: Sandra Der. Read the article: http://www.visualeyez.org/2017/12/18/ivan-lupi-bench/...

/ 19th October 2017

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7 days durational performance in collaboration with Simon King

/ 11th June 2017

‘SPOTLIGHT’

I stand in a room in the dark. The audience can enter the room one person at a time and contemplate the palms of my hands softly lit by a spotlight. From: 'Spotlight', performance. Featured in the exhibition 'Experimenting with...

/ 9th November 2016

‘An object of study’

“I trust the audience. I don't just consider it merely to be an audience. Once we are in the same room at the same time and we are all focusing on each other, the audience is performing as much as...

/ 26th September 2016

‘Escapology’

A photographer wraps me in a rainbow sac, binds me with rope, takes shots and frees me. "Escapology' is an ongoing project in collaboration with different photographers from all around the world. From: 'Ivan Lupi's Circadian Rhythm', 'Escapology', performance. Art...

/ 26th September 2016

‘Fountain’

In 1917, Duchamp changed the original significance of a urinal, re-contextualizing it as a work of art, with the aim to shift the focus from art as mere physical crafting to a deeper intellectual interpretation. Gender is often something I...

/ 25th September 2016

‘Doorway’

I stand at one side of the doorway of an art gallery. My half body facing the outside is suited. The other half facing the inside of the gallery is naked. From: 'Ivan Lupi's Circadian Rhythm', 'Doorway', performance. Art Karoo....

/ 25th September 2016

‘Afternoon snack’

From: 'Ivan Lupi's Circadian Rhythm, 'Afternoon snack', performance. Art Karoo. Oudtshoorn. South Africa. Picture by Wilhelm Vincent.  Read More

/ 25th September 2016