May 6, 2015

Kaldor Public Art Projects announces 12 Australian artists to undertake live-in residency mentored by Marina Abramović

Artist duo Clark Beaumont, one of the resident artists announced
Internationally renowned pioneer of performance art Marina Abramović will mentor 12 Australian artists during an intensive live-in Artist Residency Program for the 30th Kaldor Public Art Project. The program will take place as part of Marina Abramovic: In Residence, presented at Pier 2/3 in Sydney’s Walsh Bay from 24 June until 5 July 2015.

The Australian artists will undertake their live-in residence on the top floor of Pier 2/3, each day exploring the Abramović Method and their own creative practice. They will work with Marina Abramovic and Abramović Method trainer Lynsey Peisinger, as well as participating in an extensive public program.

Abramović personally selected the Residents from an original list of 65 performance practitioners suggested by Kaldor Public Art ProjectsThe selected participants are: Nat Abbott (Melbourne); Frances Barrett (Sydney); Clark Beaumont comprised of Sarah Clark and Nicole Beaumont (Brisbane); Lottie Consalvo (Newcastle); Nicola Gunn (Melbourne); George Khut (Sydney); Sarah Jane Norman (Berlin and the Blue Mountains); Sarah Rodigari (Sydney); Christian Thompson (London); and Zin, comprised of Harriet Gillies and Roslyn Helper (Sydney).

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