OUTSIDE IF NOT US, WHO? IF NOT NOW, WHEN?
ANETTA MONA CHIşA & LUCIA TKÁčOVÁ
Living sculpture to be staged on May 1st close to Sjøfartsmonumentet (The Maritime Monument) on the main square Torgallmenningen in Bergen at 2 PM.
If not Us, Who? If not Now, When? (2010-11) is a frozen street protest, animated by the public, as well as being the first part of the exhibition project The Bergen Accords curated by Sarah Rifky.
Anetta Mona Chişa (1975, Romania) and Lucia Tkáčová (1977, Slovakia), have been working in collaboration since 2000. They work across a variety of media including video, drawing and sculpture, often employing performance, intervention, language and game tactics in their acts. Their recent exhibitions include Figura cuncta vedentis at Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna; How to Make a Revolution at MLAC, Rome; andThe Making of Art at Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt. They are representing Romania in the 54th Venice Biennale (2011).They both graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava. Mona Chişa and Tkáčová, currently live and work in Prague.
The living sculpture is produced by Hordaland Art Centre.