Sorority Performance Evening: femtrails X KRNOE

May 19 2017
Herrengasse 13
1010 Vienna
Phone: +43 1 90 42 111
Friday, May 19, 2017
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Sorority Performance Evening: femtrails X KRNOE
Rosa und Louise – ein feministisches Manifest in dialogischer Form

By Ariane Koch & Sarina Scheidegger
Performers: Ana Castaño Almendral & Sima Djabar Zadegan
Curators: Katharina Brandl & Lena Lieselotte Schuster

Performance, drinks & music: FR 19 05 2017, 7:00 pm

In their performance Rosa und Louise – ein feministisches Manifest in dialogischer Form Ariane Koch and Sarina Scheidegger explore the networked world of feminist discourse. Since 2014 a continuously modified text, which was adapted to each specific exhibition situation in Switzerland, Germany, and Austria, has been enacted by two performers and presented as a poster series in public space.
Ariane Koch and Sarina Scheidegger develop the dialogical manifesto collectively or on their own, non-linear and associatively; with the manifesto format they demand public attention without falling into the trap of the authoritarian, declamatory gesture of this text form. Rosa and Louise – be it as Rosa Parks and Louise Bourgeois or Rosa Anywoman and Louise Average Consumer – represent the polyphony of feminist practice.

The event is a collaboration between the Kunstraum Niederoesterreich and Sorority – Verein zur branchenübergreifenden Vernetzung und Karriereförderung von Frauen and is a part of the femtrails art and culture series. After the performance we invite you to feminist magic potions.

Following the performance series m e a n w h i l e … the Kunstraum continues to pursue its performance focus in 2017 with three new projects: the performance evening and exhibition Wie die sich wieder aufführen! by and with Julischka Stengele and Maren Blume, the performance evening Rosa und Louise – presented by the much-discussed women’s network Sorority – and the newly developed Performatorium are featured on this year’s agenda of the Kunstraum Niederoesterreich.