FLYING CIRCUS

A MOVIE & PERFORMANCE PROJECT
7 - 14 MARCH 2021

ONLINE & AT WELTRAUM GALLERY MUNICH



"Flying Circus" - Image: ZLR Betriebsimperium


Starring: JASON STEIN / MARA COLECCHIA / NATASHA MERCADO / BARBARA GARCIA / LENA ECHELLE / LOUKIA RICHARDS / ADRIANA RADULESCU / CHRISTOPH ZIEGLER

Guest stars: AINO ASTRID GAEDTKE, JORINDE NISSE, HANNAH STIPPL, OPHÉLIA LECLERCQ (PŸR)


Curated by ZLR Betriebsimperium


Acrobats, bear tamers, horse dancers, gladiators – the joyful illusions of the circus and its characters have been a source of inspiration for artists since Roman times. The circus also evokes the image of the persisting artist who keeps performing despite existential hardships. Panem et circences, a practice of Roman emperors, became a synonym for reducing the people's needs to basic instincts.

Flying Circus exhibition teaser
The circus was the only place where the emperor's subjects could freely voice demands, mock or even express resentment to his authority. FLYING CIRCUS presents art works inspired by the circus and its tradition – literally or metaphorically. The artists' videos are screened at Weltraum Gallery Munich from 11-14 March 2021 and are shown online on 7 and 14 March 2021.



FLYING CIRCUS website:   initiation-project.com/2021_flying-circus
INITIATION homepage: www.initiation-project.com
ZLR Betriebsimperium: www.zlr-betriebsimperium.com




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