Performance Spell Action#1 at Contemporary Art Centre (CAC) Vilnius
performers: Yurie Umamoto & Elisabeth Raymond
curated by: AV17 Gallery & CAC
photo credits: AV17 Gallery

Performance Spell Action#1 Why Not festival, W139, Amsterdam
performers: Yurie Umamoto & Artemise Ploegaerts
curated by: Why Not
photo credits: Nick Chesnaye

Performance 'Spell Action #1' in my ongoing ‘Spell Action' series from year [2019]. Each ‘Spell Action’ work relates to, and questions a specific institutional art space, on which it paradoxically also depends itself to be completed. As 'Spell Action' exposes and plays with its own framing, it simultaneously suggests alternative narratives. It aims to fix and unfix temporary spatial boundaries in order to find new ways to negotiate and share institutional space and its power to validate...

text by: Richtje Reinsma