All posts by ivanlupi

Ivan Lupi (born 1972, Ferrara, Italy). Masters in Queer Studies in Arts and Culture from the Birmingham University. Since 2001 Lupi has been one of the founders and active member of the collective Amae with which he has taken part in various collaborations and exhibitions in China, Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, Lithuania, United Kingdom. In 2016 Lupi starts his own production as a single performer along with Amae’s series of work. The most recent and relevant events: ‘The Voice and the Lens’ - Whitechapel Art Gallery (London 2014), ‘The slip of the tongue’ - Palazzo Grassi Punta della Dogana (Venice 2015), ‘Transformations’ by LiVEART.US - Queens Museum (New York 2016), ‘MAKING SPACE’ - CoCA - Centre of Contemporary Art (Christchurch 2017), ‘Visualeyez Annual Festival of Performance art’ - Latitude 53 Art Gallery (Edmonton 2017), 'PAWA - Performance Art Week Aotearoa' (Wellington 2018) 'Performance Arcade 2019' (Wellington 2019).

‘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

‘Transgenital panic’

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/ 24th September 2016

‘Overlay’

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

/ 24th September 2016

‘Act of faith’

Ivan Lupi's 'Act of faith' Performance. Government Museum and Art College, Chandigarh - India Morni Hill Performance Art Biennale March 2016 Picture: Jeetin Rangher #actoffaith

/ 24th September 2016