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2015 - PAB OPEN - Seminar Building Audiences

PAB OPEN seminar
Building Audiences
Upstairs - Bergen Kunsthall
Friday, September 4 th, 2015

The seminar Building Audiences: dissemination and audience development in the field of performance art, will be held at Upstairs, Kunsthallen. Event organisers and curators from home and abroad have been invited to share their experiences and strategies for showing work and creating public engagement, with a focus on performance and live art.

Contributors to Building Audiences
Brian Patterson, artist and organiser, Bbeyond. Belfast
Denis Romanovski, artist and organiser, PALS. Stockholm Marita Bullmann, artist and organiser, (PAErsche). Essen Malgozia Sady, artist and organiser, (In Situ Fundation). Warszawa
Franzisca Siegrist, artist and organiser, Performance Art Oslo
Agnieszka Gratza, Polish writer and critic, living and working in London
Bergen Assembly and Performance Art Bergen


The seminar is arranged in connection with the festival PAB OPEN which takes place in Bergen old prison on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 September, where over 80 performance artists show new productions.

PAB Open is supported by: Bergen kommune, Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, BEK and Norsk Kulturråd