Thinking Breathing Thinking Breathing Pulling [...]
Artists' Research Laboratory (VII CSAV)
29 June–20 July 2001
Marina Abramović is the Visiting Professor of the 7th edition of the Advanced Course in Visual Arts, she was born in Belgrade and she is a leading light on the international art scene, often cited as one of the
chief exponents of Body Art. Abramović's career stretches back to 1969. She was the recipient of the Leone d'Oro at the Venice Biennal in 1997, and has always used her body in performances which have taken her to the leading museums of Europe, as well as to China, Tibet and Australia. The artist is know for pushing her emotions to breaking point in a bid to theatralize her most intimate experiences, provoking a strong emotional response from her audiences.
Giacinto Di Pietrantonio