Gustavo Ciríaco: Where the Horizon Moves

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01.08.13 - 03.08.13
YSP is delighted to be working with the Live Art Development Agency on DIY10, a development programme that gives artists working in Live Art the opportunity to conceive and run training and professional development projects for other artists. This year the project will be led by artist Gustavo Ciríaco./

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YSP is hosting a project, Where the Horizon Moves, led by artist Gustavo Ciríaco, a 3-day workshop on the horizon as a source of fiction and performance, with practices and discussions.

Where the Horizon Moves is part of an open-air performance project on landscapes as a shared fictional field. The workshop aims to promote a vivid discussion on horizon as a theme and its history, through group analysis on the use of landscape in different art formats, visits and practices around a specific landscape.

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Dates, times and location(s):

Thursday 1 August to Saturday 3 August, 10am to 5.30pm daily at YSP. Participants should arrange and pay for their own accommodation and travel.

Application procedure:
Please send an email with a letter of ‘motivation’ explaining your interest in this project and a short biography, to wherethehorizonmoves@gmail.com (cc’d to diy@thisisliveart.co.uk) by Sunday 9 June. This is a project for 5 to 10 participants.

The artist:
Gustavo Ciríaco is a performing and visual artist living between Rio and Lisbon. He starts his career in Political Sciences and then drifts to dance and contextual works. He enjoys blending now and then with here and there and working transversally across fields and in a collaboratively mode. Dance, theater, video, story telling and urban actions are present in his pieces where the dimensions of the meeting become the inspirations for shared fictions and situations. In his works he dialogues with the historical, material and affective context one is immersed within in any given situation. In terms of art forms, Ciriaco’s work moves from multimedia staged conceptual work, through to urban walks and convivial open-air projects. Ciríaco has shown works in major national and international festivals, galleries and venues in Europe, Latin America, Asia and Middle East.

The Live Art Development Agency is the leading development organisation for Live Art in the UK, working to support and develop the Live Art sector, its practices, discourses, infrastructure and audiences.

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