Performance Art Workshop By Abel Azcona

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Join the controversial and well known Spanish artist Abel Azcona for a three hour performance art workshop presented by Experimental Action. Participants will engage in the process of art making with and under the instruction of Abel Azcona, who often utilizes radical catharsis in his art making.

***PLEASE NOTE***
- This workshop is 18+
- Topics such as sexual trauma/abuse and substance abuse may be discussed in this workshop
- Participants are asked to wear all black or bring black clothing with them.

Many thanks to Bianca Sprinkles for being a translator for this event.

About Abel Azcona:

Abel Azcona is a spanish interdisciplinary artist specially bonded to performance art, his work, though, explores and focuses great attention to the aesthetic results and is therefore related with mediums such as photography, video art, installation and sculpture. His art work has been presented in various museums, contemporary art centers, galleries and artistic spaces from countries all over the world like Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, Denmark, United Kingdom, Germany, Greece, Poland, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Ecuador, Argentina, United States of America, China, Philippines and Japan.

His work is usually defined under two axises explored between one another through a constant synergy: autobiographical and critical. This makes his work highly heterogenous, and renders it as a personal portrait. This thoughts find in art a tool for criticism, but also a tool for self knowledge that questions reflections about society in which they are involved. Azcona invites the public to share their experience dragging them to his inner world.

About Experimental Action:

Experimental Action is a three day, innovative International performance art festival happening February 23- 25th of 2017 that featured a collection of groundbreaking International and non local performance artists along with Houston-based performance artists. Each of the three nights was hosted at a different downtown Houston venue and consisted of a series of engaging, participatory and experimental Performance Art works. The festival created a short term community. Through communal housing and meals, local artists and volunteers and incoming artists connected creating cultural exchange, lasting connections and future collaborations. The festival is curated and directed by Julia Claire Wallace and Evan McCarley along with the help of Jonatan Lopez and Jana Whatley.
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