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Manuel Vason’s new book Double Exposures captures the artists pushing the boundaries of performance art – Jenny Stevens, ‘Torture Trilogies and Octopus Heads: The Worlds Most Extreme Performance Artists – in Pictures’, The Guardian     Exploring a breadth of body shapes, … Continue reading

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Unlike his previous work however, Vason also trains the camera on himself. By letting these artists sculpt his own body into a new, specially commissioned, work of art, Vason finally makes the crossover from observer to performer. – Amelia Abraham, ‘Manuel Vason Photographs the … Continue reading

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“Vason’s collaborative photographs are invitations— communicative acts that call on us to pursue intersubjective relations with alterity. Viewers are enjoined to move beyond themselves – beyond a libidinal imaginary stripped by mass media — towards singular formations. Through their bold … Continue reading

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 “Vason truly collaborates with his performance colleagues. His work debunks the traditional binary of photographer/model, and instead gives equal creative agency to each individual participating in the experiment. By framing Vason’s images as a truly collective, democratic work, viewers are … Continue reading

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17th February, 2015 Performance, Collaboration, Photography: Actions of Exchange Official Launch of Double Exposures Tuesday, 17th February, 2015 from 18:30 to 20:00 Tate Britain, Clore Auditorium, London £12 (Concession available) -BOOK YOUR TICKETS HERE- How do artists work together? What … Continue reading

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 19 November, 2014: DOUBLE EXPOSURES LAUNCH – COMPASS FESTIVAL OF LIVE ART Compass Festival of Live Art Leeds Art Gallery, The Headrow, LS1 3AA Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 6:00-8:00pm FREE (booking essential) –BOOK YOUR TICKETS HERE- Join Compass artistic director … Continue reading

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We’re very pleased to announce that a new limited edition print of a collaboration between Manuel Vason and Hugo Glendinning, created as part of Double Exposures, is starting a series of activities to mark the 15th anniversary of the Live … Continue reading

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