FLYING CIRCUS – Not just bread and games!

A Movie & Performance Project online and at Weltraum Gallery Munich
7 – 14 March 2021

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 circenses (bread and games), a practice of Roman emperors, became a synonym
for reducing the people’s needs to basic instincts. 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 – videos, jewellery art, textile art, performance – inspired
by the circus and its tradition – literally or metaphorically. The artists’ videos are screened at
Weltraum Gallery Munich from 11 to 14 March 2021 and are shown online on 7 + 14 March
2021 (see details below).

Starring: Adriana Radulescu, Mara Colecchia, Natasha Mercado, Jason Stein, Bárbara
García, Lena Echelle, Christoph Ziegler, Loukia Richards

Guest stars: Aino Astrid Gaedtke, Jorinde Nisse, Hannah Stippl, Ophélia Leclercq (PÿR)
Curated by ZLR Betriebsimperium


FLYING CIRCUS at Weltraum Gallery, Rumfordstrasse 26, 80469 Munich
Thursday 11 to Sunday 14 March 2021
6.00 -11.00 pm
&
FLYING CIRCUS live Online Presentation
Sunday 7 + Sunday 14 March 2021

Join our moderated presentation via ZOOM or Facebook live streaming and watch LIVE
videos, artists interviews and the show FLYING CIRCUS at Weltraum Gallery.
To participate in FLYING CIRCUS zoom meeting, use the following link, ID & password
Zoom-Meeting link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9980264362?
pwd=ZkxNNERlQndwSGkvdi9FUzJRSEZudz09
Meeting-ID: 998 026 4362
Password: circus

Or join us via Facebook live stream at Loukia Richards:
https://www.facebook.com/loukiarichards

Zoom meeting / Facebook live stream starts:
Sunday 7 March + Sunday 7 March (local time)

San Francisco 9.00 am
New York 12.00 (noon)
Buenos Aires 2.00 pm
London, Dublin 5.00 pm
Amsterdam, Berlin, Munich, Vienna, Barcelona, Paris, Oslo 6.00 pm
Athens, Beirut, Cairo, Tel Aviv, Cape Town 7.00 pm
Moscow, Istanbul, Nairobi, Riad 8.00 pm
Bangkok 12.00 (midnight)
&
Peking 1.00 am (Monday 8 March and Monday 15 March)
Seoul, Tokyo 2.00 am (Monday 8 March and Monday 15 March)
Duration of the meetings: 60 minutes. Please come as early as possible, there are only 100
e-seats available.

Weblink: http://www.initiation-project.com

Picture: Jason Stein “Sleight Of Hand” Photo: J. Stein

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