Anka Leśniak


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WORKS 2012

TAKE A LIPSTICK...

Ephemeral Fixed. Ephemeral art - history documented.
Ephemeral art in Visegrad Counries

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The second evening of performance art began with the action of Anka Lesniak in co-operation with the PUL Group (Paulina and Ula Korwin-Kochanowski and Ludwik). The main part of the action took place in a corridor covered with a black cloth. The audience was asked to enter from the staircase one person at a time. They saw three women - one naked with her eyes covered and two totally covered like Muslim women, with only eyes uncovered. A CD played one sentence that had been recorded: Take a lipstick and write on my body the first word that comes to your mind when you hear the word "woman". Then each spectator received two pieces of paper joined with a pin. He/she was requested to keep quiet and not to unpin the paper until the action ends. Then each spectator entered the main room of the gallery, where there was a video projection with body imprints of the artist and words like: freedom, independence, money, power_ In the end, Lesniak entered the main room as well and on the wall placed a sentence: Which of these words have you written?

other performence works

performance: "You are here" i "Souvenir from Kosice"

Destination Destiny

Penitent Women Bridge

Passing

akcje Body Printing