"There is not a good Biennale
without Biennalist "
BIENNALIST and THE
AWARENESS MUSCLE TEAM had the pleasure and the
difficult mission to
take care ot the Press Conference of (I) ndependent people @Rejkavik
art festival. Previously curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, the 2012
issue of this visual art international event was curated
by reknown sweddish Jonatan
Habib Engqvist , whom kindly and trustfull passed on
plattform : "the press conference
" to us after several inspiring exchanges . The debating format were
activated at the blue
lagoon at 10 am sunday morning 20/05/2012 , in
smoky water with participation of Flash Art redactor , art
critics from Artforum , Frieze magazine , Politiken etc...
conference was divided in
chapters including a SLOW DANCE DEBATE , a FIGHT DEBATE , an AWARENESS
MUSCLE warm up .
DANCE DEBATE is a format
where partners dance in couples and debate
, slowly with physical contact meanwhile debating
, partner circulate into each otheres arms to stream and share the
debate . At the blue lagoon , in the hot water surrounded by volcanic
landscape the debate was around the theme of (I)ndependent people
"Collaboration ", some questions developped to :
"collaboration " an extended version of the business model taken to the
art field ?"
-"will 2 revolutionnaires make "collaborations " together
or rather "struggle " together ?"
-"Is collaboration a capitalist
see film of
Slow Dance Debate only : http://youtu.be/QhYxl17beFA
see film longer
Following the Slow Dance we activated the "Debate Fight "
questioning -debating ( fighting ) the word "dependant" in
connection to the
word " addiction "
-"Is there positif or negatif addiction ? "
Words are also important to be debated ( Dictionary