Matters of Performance is a performance and lecture series that unpacks the matter of performance and how performance comes to matter. The series is curated by Tom Engels.
Manuel Pelmuș lives and works in Oslo and Bucharest. He is one of the leading artists of the “new performance turn”, who have been reimagining the role of performance in the context of visual arts over the past decade. Most recently, his projects were shown at Para Site, Hong Kong (2018);The Showroom, London (2017); BOZAR, Brussels (2017); Tate Modern, London and Tate Liverpool (2016); Ludwig Museum, Cologne (2016); Off-Biennale Budapest (2015 and 2017); Kyiv Biennale (2015); Centre Pompidou, Paris (2014); Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (2014); Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw (2014); Para Site, Hong Kong (2014); and Venice Biennale (2013), amongst others. He was awarded the 2012 Berlin Art Prize for performing arts and the Excellence Award of the National Dance Centre, Bucharest, in 2014.
- KASK fine arts - performance
- Louis Pasteurlaan 2, 9000 Gent, free admission