Sunday 07 June 2009. Part of P for Performance.
P for Performance was pleased to announce as its fourth performative event: What to do with art by Esther de Vlam.
A tree hugging encounter on Sunday afternoon. The ‘picnic like’ event took place between 15 and 16.30 in Het Park. You can view a short excerpt from the performance bellow.
Information about the artist:
Esther de Vlam is an artist based in Rotterdam. She is interested in how we begin to make something from the bare minimum. How do we depart from zero? She investigates how the threshold of normality is crossed and a new position is maintained; how a crisis (a war, or poverty, for instance) becomes normality, even taken for granted. Her works take the form of interventions and installations where everyday objects undergo a transformation.
Among other places, you could have seen her work at:
Choreography for 4 F-ER Performance by Maria Pask, Studio Voltaire, London, November 15, 2008 & Frascati, Amsterdam, 21 April 2009; Installation Y/N, Final Show Piet Zwart Institute My Travels with Barry, TENT, Rotterdam, 9 July/ 24 August, 2008; Performance Choir, Kunstvlaai, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam 17 May, 2008; Performance Light Square for Werk in Uitvoering, organized by de Rotterdamse Schouwburg and Passionate, Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Rotterdam, 18 May, 2008; Costumes for Beautiful City, a project by Maria Pask, Sculpture Project Munster, 2007; Video-installation Polaroid, Groupshow Temporary City, Peperkoekfabriek, Lokeren, Belgium 19 May till 10 June, 2007; Performance Birds and the Bees, in cooperation with Maria Pask for If I can’t dance I don’t want to be part of your revolution., Part 2, De Appel, Amsterdam, 13 January 2007