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  • WORK-IN-PROGRESS 16 April

    LIFT invites you to the work-in-progress sharing of its digital residency with Swiss artists Igor Cardellini & Tomas Gonzalez in partnership with Pro-Helvetia’s Swiss Selection Edinburgh: Virtual residencies

    For the residency, Cardellini/Gonzalez invited “Colectivo” utópico, an international group they formed with the artists Rita Aquino (Salvador), Rébecca Balestra (Geneva), Paula Baró (Buenos Aires), Felipe de Assis (Salvador) and Marina Quesada (Buenos Aires) and special participation by UK artist Ira Brand. Together, they conceived Performance Telling, a project in which they share/recycle existing pieces through their respective prisms. Here they propose a work composed of four variations inspired by End meeting for all by Forced Entertainment. In doing so, they question togetherness and parasitism. LIFT is pleased to partner with Pro Helvetia to host this residency and work-in-progress and deepen connections between UK, Swiss and international artists.

    You can catch up with the source material, End meeting for all by Forced Entertainment, following this link. (Having watched it beforehand is not mandatory, but encouraged.)

    Performance Telling will be available to view (below) until the end of April.

    Igor Cardellini & Tomas Gonzalez (Switzerland) as part of “Colectivo” utópico with Rita Aquino (Salvador), Rébecca Balestra (Geneva), Paula Baró (Buenos Aires), Felipe de Assis (Salvador), Marina Quesada (Buenos Aires) and Ira Brand (UK). 

    Special thanks: Forced Entertainment, Yuko Ullrich, Sarah Gumy, Simon Senn

    Support: Swiss Selection Edinburgh – Pro Helvetia , Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne

    This project is supported by Pro Helvetia through their Swiss Selection Edinburgh: Virtual Residency programme, which builds profile & networks for Swiss artists in the UK.