This Image is No Longer Available is a one-day event presenting a set of artist works, live-streamed performances, screenings and an open talks programme from researchers, artists, curators and visitors to discuss digital space and online presence. It is the culmination of our Activating our Archives project and is supported by the Digital Artist Residency.
On March 21 2019 I was in Amsterdam to present my performances ‘I follow Yoko and Yoko Follows Me’ 2012 and ‘Audience / Performer / Lens (After Dan Graham)’ 2018 at Transformation Digital Art conference at LIMA Amsterdam. As it was a meeting of media archivists, museum workers, cultural shephards and technologists I spoke specifically around the idea of reinterpretation of historical performance art as a form of preservation, oral history and unrequited commentary. Alongside panelists Anne Marie Duguet (University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), Adam Lockhart (University of Dundee) with moderation provided by Serena Cangiano (University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland).
‘Wearing the Skin Suit: Interpretation and Reperformance of Historical Performance Art’ Transformation Digital Art 2019 LIMA media art platform.
Thanks to Gaby, Manique and all at LIMA. March 21 2019. Photos by Jose Miguel Biscaya.
Becoming The Icon development with Lilian Steiner at Artshouse North Melbourne, CultureLAB City of Melbourne.
Becoming The Icon is a new performance duet created and performed by Lilian Steiner and Emile Zile.
Through an exploration of gesture, two bodies explore political speech and the body as a conduit of thought, emotion and truth.
Concept/Performers: Lilian Steiner & Emile Zile
The first development of Becoming The Icon occurred in October 2018 with the support of the Arts House Culture Lab residency program (with financial support by City of Melbourne). The second stage development will take place in May 2019 at Arts House North Melbourne followed by a public presentation in 2020.