re.act.feminism #2: a performing archive is a multi-annual performance and exhibition project that has been travelling through Europe since 2011, and shows at the Akademie der Künste, Berlin, 22 June – 18 August 2013.
The core of the exhibition is a mobile archive that contains more than 250 videos, photographs and other documents of gender-orientated, feminist and queer performance art.
This transnational and cross-generational project includes works from the 1960s until the early 1980s and more recently from Eastern and Western Europe, the Mediterranean and the Middle East, the USA and several Latin American countries.
Featuring over 100 artists including pioneers such as Marina Abramovic, Suzanne Lacy, Yoko Ono, Yvonne Rainer, Carolee Schneemann, Ana Mandieta and Valie Export, and also a new generation such as Tania Bruguera, Paulina Olowska, Klara Lidén and Pussy Riot.
English and German text.