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Here’s the Artist List for Performa 15



Today Performa, New York’s performance art biennial, released the artist list for its upcoming sixth, Renaissance-inspired edition, Performa 15, which runs November 1 through 22. Performances will take place at venues throughout the city, including Times Square. Some of these names have been announced in the past, but this is the complete list of participants as it stands now. (There’s a chance names will be added later.) On the roster are young guns like Nina Beier, Wyatt Kahn, and Juliana Huxtable. Performa’s third Malcolm McLaren Award, which includes a cash prize of $10,000, will be presented by punk icon Richard Hell during the biennial’s Grand Finale on November 22. The full list follows below.

  • Derrick Adams (b. 1970, Baltimore)
  • Edgar Arceneaux (b. 1972, Los Angeles)
  • Nina Beier (b. 1975, Copenhagen)
  • Jérôme Bel (b. 1964, Paris)
  • Richard Bell (b. 1953, Charleville, Queensland)
  • Chimurenga (f. 2002, South Africa)
  • Volmir Cordeiro (b.1987, Santa Catarina, Brazil)
  • Pauline Curnier Jardin (b. 1980, Pertuis, France)
  • Jonathas de Andrade (b. 1982, Maceió, Brazil)
  • Eleonora Fabião (b. 1968, Rio de Janeiro)
  • Brian Fuata (b. 1978, Wellington, New Zealand)
  • Simon Fujiwara (b. 1982, London)
  • Ryan Gander (b. 1976, London)
  • Agatha Gothe-Snape (b. 1980, Sydney)
  • David Hallberg (b. 1982, Rapid City, South Dakota)
  • Juliana Huxtable (b. 1987, Bryan-College Station, Texas)
  • Jesper Just (b. 1974, Copenhagen)
  • Wyatt Kahn (b. 1983, New York)
  • Laura Lima (b. 1971, Minas Gerais, Brazil)
  • Zheng Mahler (Royce Ng and Daisy Bisenieks, b. 1983, f. 1993, Melbourne, Australia)
  • Oscar Murillo (b. 1986, La Paila, Colombia)
  • Christodoulos Panayiotou (b. 1978, Limassol)
  • Heather Phillipson (b. 1978, London)
  • Will Rawls (b. 1978, Boston)
  • Robin Rhode (b. 1976, Cape Town)
  • Eve Sussman (b. 1961, London)
  • Francesco Vezzoli (b. 1971, Brescia, Italy)
  • Erika Vogt (b. 1973, Newark, New Jersey)
  • Ulla von Brandenburg (b. 1974, Karlsruhe, Germany)
  • Justene Williams (b. 1970, Sydney)

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