Åpent Forum 11.04.12: Non Grata
The main characteristics of the members are anonymity in group work, ignorance of local art world and mass media. The group is known for performances, street actions and long lasting ghetto marathons.
Tid: Onsdag 11. april kl. 19
Sted: Kunstakademiets auditorium, Fossveien 24.
Around the name NON GRATA there have been different hushes and shushes for a long time. Already from the point of view of death of conventionalization of art it has embodied the horrible and unwanted disembodiment of human person, from which the meaninglessness of nowadays art, is pouring out. For those, whose world of arts starts from the point, where the art world ends, NON GRATA has been a liberator, the orphic gap in the seemingly unalterable course. which however betrays us, it is a cure from incest. The main point of the group is ethical - it is the image of primitivism, unpersonality and experimental creativity. The performances of the group take place according to the logic of avoiding codes. The presentations are phycial texts, whose ways of orthography and reading are kept within limits of real actions by the group members. Aesthetical and provocative challenges are represented in places, where the Art World doesn't work.
NON GRATA is a Performance Group from Estonia. To the group belongs around 40 members from mostly Estonia, also from Quebec, Finland, Latvia, Germany, USA, France, Chile.
The main characteristics of the members are ANONYMITY in group work, ignorance of local art world and mass media. The group
has performed in Europe, Asia and America with performances, street actions and long lasting ghetto marathons.
PS: New publications of NON GRATA now available at the KhiO library.