More than 100 separate events presented at over 40 venues will showcase new work in an innovative program, breaking down the boundaries between visual art, music, dance, poetry, fashion, architecture, graphic design, and the culinary arts. Presented in collaboration with a consortium of more than 50 arts institutions and over 50 curators.
Founded by RoseLee Goldberg in 2004, Performa is the leading organization dedicated to exploring the critical role of live performance in the history of twentieth-century art and to encouraging new directions in performance for the twenty-first century. Performa launched New York’s first performance biennial, Performa 05, in 2005, followed by Performa 07 (2007), Performa 09 (2009), and Performa 11 (2011).
Image: Paweł Althamer’s Common Task, Brussels, 2009. Courtesy the artist; Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw; neugerriemschneider, Berlin and Open Art Projects, Warsaw.