Tag: Performance art

‘My body from A to B’

Opening on the 26th of November at FREIRAUM, Düsseldorf. Read More

/ 25th October 2020

‘A PRIVATE REQUIEM’

From: 'A private requiem' - Long durational performance. The Vivian Gallery (Matakana 2018) Credits: Craig Ray. Worldwide, approximately 40 million children below the age of 15 are subjected to child abuse each year. The piece deals with Lupi's personal experience...

/ 25th July 2020

‘IMMIGRANTS WELCOME’

From: 'IMMIGRANTS WELCOME' - 13 hours duration performance. A collaboration with Christopher Christ and Mana Timu.Performance Arcade. (Wellington 2019)Credits: John Conly 'The masculine presenting figure exudes an unabashed joy in his own vulnerability that is the antithesis of the toxic...

/ 17th March 2019

‘ENLIGHTENMENT’

In 'Enlightenment' the artists asks the audience to leave their chairs and come closer to him. Without any form of mirror, he asks them to guide him verbally to place the tattoo machine in the middle of his forehead between...

/ 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 In 'An open wound', the artist opens a wound...

/ 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

‘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