Live Action New York 10 features in its first edition, 18 major and emerging Scandinavian and North American visual performance artists like internationally renown Marilyn Arsem, and Mari Novotny-Jones (Boston), Johanna Householder (Toronto). Besides these key figures in North American performance art we have also invited some emergent but highly qualified artists like Jessica Higgins, Mary Averill, Peter Dobill, Jill McDermid and Erik Hokansson from New York.
Alongside these North American artists Live Action New York presents some renowned Scandinavian artists like Jörgen Svensson (Gothenburg), Denis Romanovski (Stockholm), Rita Marhaug (Bergen), Kjetil Skøien (Oslo), as well as some younger and emergent artists like Birgit Salling Hansen and Søren Dahlgaard (Copenhagen), Peter Rosvik (Vaasa), Maurice Blok (Lahti) and Tomasz Szrama (Helsinki) as well as the Icelandic artist Magnus Logi Kristinsson (Helsinki).
In this second edition of Live Action New York, the program presents various different and generations of performance artists in what will be an event going beyond the mainstream. We are sure that it will appeal to those who appreciates experimental avant-garde art and performance art in particular.