Public sessions | Resources

March- November 2020 | performingbordersLIVE20 

5 December 2019 | Performing Border Crossing. A Practice as Research Seminar, London South Bank University, UK

4 October  2019| Asia-Art-Activism RADIO LIVE: A SERIES OF UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS #4 ART AND ACTIVISM, Raven Row, London, UK. (Listen to the sound recording here)

27 september  2019| Performing Religions: Translation, Live Art and Exploration of the Self as part of Translation! Festival 2019: Languages in Motion, Exeter Phoenix, UK. Co-curated by Alessandra Cianetti and Dr. Hephzibah Israel. Guest artist: Sara Zaltash.

27 september  2019| The Long Table: An Open Discussion on Translating Identities as part of Translation! Festival 2019: Languages in Motion, Exeter Phoenix, UK. Co-curated by Alessandra Cianetti, Lucy Garnier, Dr. Kombola Ramadhani Mussa, Dr. Piotr Wegorowski

14 august 2019 | Alessandra Cianetti and Xavier de Sousa on performingborders | LIVE 2019

14 august 2019| performingborders | LIVE 2019 | Curating Borderless Spaces documentation

february – july 2019 | performingborders | LIVE programme of public events, workshops, commissions that bring outside of the online realm urgent conversations and extraordinary artistic practices happening within the UK experimental live art sector around notions of cultural, juridical, racial, gendered, class, physical, and everyday borders.

14 july 2019 | performingborders | LIVE film: Nima Séne + Tuna Erdem (conversation at Queer Contact, Manchester, 9 February 2019)

14 june 2019 | performingborders | LIVE film: Sim Chi Yin + Annie Jael Kwan with Q&A chaired by Dr. Anna Marazuela Kim (conversation at the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, Brighton, 19 March 2019)

19 may 2019 | public conversation as part of Dash Café: Europe in London, organised by Dash Arts

14 may 2019 | performingborders | LIVE film: Anti-Cool + osborn&møller (conversation at Toynbee Studios, London, 24 April 2019)

21 february  2019 | talk: Sharing Borders Symposium, Institute of Advanced Studies, UCL, London, UK.

10 january 2019 | sound-installation: performingborders. Ireland Focus. The Performance and Protest symposium, Ulster University, Derry/Londonderry, UK.

9 july 2018 | talk: performingborders. Live art, Crossings, Europe (and beyond). IFTR 2018: Theatre and Migration, Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Belgrade, Serbia.

30 june 2018 | talk & writing commission: performingborders. An encounter between Live Art and political theoryWAR FOR PRESENCE: Art, Conflict, and Identity at the Art-IR Nexus, Department of War Studies, King’s College London, UK.

24 march 2018 | panel discussion: Dictator(ship). Goldsmiths University, London, UK.

6 march 2018 | live interview: Lexicon of Tanjas Ostojić – Book Launch. Live interview with Tanja Ostojić, Live Art Development Agency, London, UK.

11 november 2017 | workshop: Connecting Communities: International Conference. Workshop ‘A Short Table on Live Art | Crossings | Europe’, University of Greenwich in collaboration with Open University and the University of York, Resource for London, UK.

11 november 2017 | installation: The Queer Migrant Takeover Party curated by Xavier de Sousa. performingborders station, Artsadmin, London, UK.

30 september 2017 | live interview:  Recoding Resistance Symposium. Presentation of performingborders project and live interview with artist Natasha Davis, MayDay Rooms, London, UK.

30 april – 9 may 2017 | residency: International Curator Residency at The Fire Station Artists’ Studios (FSAS), Dublin + Open conversation at FSAS on 8 may, Dublin, Ireland.

27 april 2017 | live interview:  Reading The Internet: On Migration curated by Something Other. Presentation of performingborders interview with Bill Aitchison, The Peckham Pelican, London, UK.

1 december 2016 | conversation:  Xavier de Sousa’s POST, after-event conversation. Conversation with  Xavier de Sousa and Dr. Sarah Fine, King’s College. Ovalhouse, London, UK.

march – october 2016 | writing commission: ‘Performing Borders’ Study Room Guide, written and compiled by Alessandra Cianetti for the Live Art Development Agency.

october 2016 | writing commission: Crossings: Journal of Migration & Culture (Volume 7, issue 2) curated by Dr. Federica Mazzara: ‘Lampedusa: Cultural and Artistic Spaces for Migrant Voices’. Review of Ila Nicole Sheren’s publication ‘Portable Borders. Performance Art and Politics on the U.S. Frontera since 1984’.

29 april 2016 | provocation: ‘Núria Güell: Exceeding financial and identity European policies through the body of the artist’. ‘Crisis’ in Excess: Performing Europe Today SymposiumWinchester University, Winchester, UK.

30 march 2016 | conversation: performingborders Open Conversation, curated and chaired by Alessandra Cianetti. Central Saint Martins – UAL, London, UK.