ABOUT VERB FRAU TV
Artist Margaret Dragu, aka Verb Woman/Verb Frau, investigates contemporary performance art practice through conversations with international artists, from the new and emerging to the senior and famous. Season 1 is a collection of 15 episodes edited from VERB FRAU Live Streaming TV Broadcasts during her Big European Tour (Berlin and Belgrade), of May 2013.
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Dinka Pignon works with spatial video installation and ‘video sculpture’. Her practice is experimental, situated in the field of ‘mixed reality’. In her installations, large-scale video projections reshape the architecture of the space and create illusionary effects over objects. Operating on the borderline between the real and the virtual, the work is characterized by my strong affinity for the phenomenal, liminal, conceptual and minimal.
Miša Savić is a musician with a long association with the Student Culture Centre since the 1970s. He has long been interested in the connections between art and music, and, specifically, the ways the performance could influence music. Given that SKC was in close proximity to the Music Academy, where he was studying, he began hanging out there for the same reason his visual artist colleagues did – because it was a relatively free space, where young artists came to discuss various issues. He is well known for his 1976 minimalist composition, entitled Twenty-four Hours, which involved the artist playing one chord, consisting of six tones, repeatedly every second, for twenty four hours.
Margaret Dragu aka Verb Woman, aka Lady Justice, is a renowned interdisciplinary performance artist living and working in Vancouver. She returns to NSL&G to present material from her ongoing How To Be Old How To Guide series, taking on thoughts and issues to do with aging, culture and society. 3 videos will be screened: Get Devices, Get Rolling and Get Group-y.