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 patriarchal fear that sharing, giving, or opening up space to others leaves one with less. The nationalistic xenophobic hetero-masculine structure regulates its borders as strictly as it does its anus.’ – Khristopher Khrist –

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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).

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