• abramovic,  contemporary art,  florence biennale

    IPSA DIXIT: Marina Abramovic’s Manifesto

    On the 8th of December, Marina Abramovic (1946) received the “Lorenzo il Magnifico” prize at the Florence International Biennale of Contemporary Art. During the ceremony, the famous Jugoslavian performative artist held a conference – debat with the present audience about her career and her future plans (in 2012 she’s opening the “Marina Abramovic Institute”, focused on the art of performance) and read what she presented as her Manifesto (recalling how all main art movements from the XX century had had theirs and expressing the urge for a new one in current times): as you might not expect this is not a technical document about performance (the kind of art she…