Samstag, 20. Oktober 2012

Motion drawings of everyday flow on Public Places

1999 - 2018 "all is hanging on line" is on the road all over the World. Barbara Streiff's Performance of expressive paintings with ink on News Paper from the happenings on public places.

Text; NY Artsmagazine International 2000 by Dr. phil. Astrid Brunner)

1999 was the beginning of the project motions paintings and portraits in the station of Glarus CH, where the artist Barbara Streiff lives and works. Scetches from the people, they was waiting and moving on place. This art is`nt freshened, emotions and movement are allowed, and every body is welcome to be a part of this action. In the dark and quiet waiting room, where before was only the clock " tick-tac", comes live in.

2000/01 Perfromance NYC. She sits at the Grand Station, at Broadway, China-Down, Central Park, at Place Pigalle, a current newspaper on her knees. The daily rags around the world are her canvas. The intent of these action " Comics" is expressionistic "free flow of everyday life." They speak of pasion, pathos, and skill. This "boulevard performance" mirrow from the inside of what passes outside. The process of tis action " Comics" is intuitive.

2002 Residency Museum Kartause Ittingen/ Performance - Act /Installation
2003 Performance by the World Exhibition for Freedom /
2004 Performance by the Swiss/Europ Exhibiton on the road
         Budapest, Cyprus, Italy, Berlin...
2004 Performance /Installation by Swiss Exhibition USE-GO-ART Olten
2004 Installation/ Movie from Performance in Gallery AAA Rio Janeiro
2005/06 Performance and Installation in the Gallery U-Bahnschacht 3
         at Berlin Potsdamerplatz 1/ Blacklight Exhibition International
2005/06 Communicative art project in Brazil/ Performance/ Installation
         Newsletter from OCPA/UNESCO PARIS
2007 Exhibition/ Performance by World Economic Forum Davos
2008 Performance / Installation at Border of last divided City Nicosia
         Cyprus Cultur Heritage Panarodeo
2009 Exhibition by Installation with selected sketches NY Art Beijing
2009 Performance Artfactory 798 Beijing China Artspace International
2009 Installation coartex event in Dada Haus / Cabaret Voltaire Zürich
2010 Performance on airport Moscow / The Hermitage St. Petersburg
         Eugen von Arb, St.Petersburger Herold News
2011 Exhibition Gallery Door / Museum Nonconformist St.Petersburg
2013 Performance Act in Art Project Urban Kultur Zürich

Text für die Kunstaktion WEF DAVOS 07 von lic. phil. Valerie Favre Accola )

Wenn die einzelne Person, in einem Konzentrationsakt dokumentiert wird und
zugleich mit dem Tages- und Weltgeschehen auf dem Zeitungspapier verschmilzt,
dann entsteht ein Zeitdokument, das auch versucht aufzuzeigen, dass jedes
Individuum Teil der Gesellschaft, der Politik und des Weltgeschehens ist.
Ob die Person es wünscht oder nicht. Im Kontrast zu den subtilen gezeichneten Figuren stehen die gedruckten Informationen. Der Betrachter ist versucht, eine Beziehung zwischen den gezeichneten Figuren und den gedruckten Artikeln herzustellen, ein Gesamtkunstwerk. Die Zeichnung als Gesamtbild wird für den Rezipienten zu einem intimen, persönlichen Zeugnis.
Da datiert, zeitlich gut zu ordnen, versehen mit Hintergrundinformationen
des Jetzt und mit einem intimen Einblick in das Da.

NY Arts Beijing Presents

"All is Hanging Online"

Selected sketches by Swiss artist Barbara Streiff

Text by art publisher Abraham Lubelski: NY Arts Beijing is proud to present a series of sketches based on the art actions of Barbara Streiff. Created in exhibitions across the globe (including Switzerland, Brazil, Cyprus, NYC, and China), the works are brought together in the artist's residency.