Presentation and Debate: “The Importance of Designing with a Gendered Perspective” – EASD School of Art and Design.
Presentation of the work of Anna Maria Staiano and María Trenor, followed by a debate about “Construction of Identity and Violence. The Importance od Designing with a Gendered Perspective” moderated by Rosa Sáez at the EASD School of Art and Design in Valencia, on the 25 noviembre 2016 . More info: http://www.easdvalencia.com/eventos/charla-rosa-saez/
Book presentation “Impure” by Anna Maria Staiano and La Erreria (House of Bent) in the literary festival SINDOKMA , saturday 19 November 2016 at the Ruzafa Gallery in Valencia with the participation of the writers Jose Ramón Alarcón and Jesús García Cívico (Ediciones Canibaal).
Press review of the Festival Sindokma in the newspaper “El Mundo”: http://www.elmundo.es/comunidad-valenciana/2016/11/17/582d755422601d5e238b4593.html
TRANSEXPACE – FILM
On 22nd of October , the English version of the short film “Transexpace” by Anna Maria Staiano was premiered in London at the event “Deep Trash from Outer Space” organised by CUNTemporary Arts which was attended by 600 people. More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1136495816444057/
And the Spanish version of “Transexpace” was screened on the 27th of October in the event “Trans-Galactica” in the Intramurs Festival in Valencia. More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1201704256563302/
INTRAMURS 2016We took part in Intramurs with the expo “Trofeos” and the partecipatory action “Pussy Parade” at the gallery “Una Pagina en Blanco”. Mor info: http://www.intramurs.org/intramurs16/obras/trofeos/
Anna Maria´s body extensions and jewellery also were employed in the stage perfromance “Matadero Club” which took place on 21st of October at La Mesón de Morella in Valencia.
IMPURE – BOOK LAUNCH in Valencia
The book launch of IMPURE took place at teh Octubre Centre for Contemporary Culture on 18th of October with a presentation by Anna Maria Staiano and many collaborators to the project which was followed by a performance. For more information: http://www.octubre.cat/activ_fitxa.php?id_activitat=2649
Anna Maria Staiano took part in the Biennial Miradas de Mujer and Fem Tour Truck, a travelling festival of feminist video-art, with an audiovisual presentation of IMPURE, on 29th of September in Valencia and in the debate about “Art adn Gender”. More info: https://femtourtruck.wordpress.com/programacion/
LA SEXPLICITA & VALENCIA SEX FESTIVAL
We are participating in the Sexplicita and the Valencia Sex Festival with a workshop on the 13 and 17 of June 2016 with erotic body pieces from CorpoREacción.
We took part in the Festival Russafart from 27 to 29th of May in Valencia with Impure and the CorpoREacción Collection in colaboration with the artists and photographers: Toni Cordero, Alejandro Sánchez y Ana Wika.
The expo took place in the studio of William James, in Calle Denia 49. It includes video version of the photo-novel Transexpace – Galactic Revolt.and the original version of the CorpoREactive Fashion Show video and photos from the pubblication Impure.
CABANYAL INTIM 2016
The Corporeacción Fashion Show “Memento Mori: Remembrance and Remains” took place at the opening night party of the Cabanyal Intim Festival, in the Fábrica de Hielo, Valencia on 5th may 2016 with the performers Graham Bell Tornado, Jose Ramón Alarcón, Jennifer Picken, Eva Pez, Liz Dust, Mad Vicious and special appearances by Isabel Caballero and the photographer Toni Cordero.
The show was a modern Vanitas, representing the emptiness of all mortal things and the inevitability of death.
Fotos/Photos: Lori Land & Merche Medina
MELTING POINT 2016
The publication IMPURE was presented in IVAM, the Valencian Museum of Modern Art, on Saturday 23 April by Ángela Molina (Curator specialised in New Media Art) in conversation Anna Maria Staiano.
The presentation was preceded by the performance based on the photo-novel “Transexpace – Galactic Revolt” with Ábel Báguena, Graham Bell Tornado, Carolina Boluda, Eva Pez, Jennifer Picken and Isaac Torres.
Anna Maria Staiano also participated in three collective exhibitions on the Melting Point circuit – with Las Chicas del Tabliz in “XX” and “Vicios privados, virtudes públicas” (Private Sins, Public Virtues), and in the exhibition “Las Joyas del Corona“(The Jewels of the Crown) organised by the EASD in the Solar Corona.
More information: https://meltingpoint2016.wordpress.com/exposiciones/
Vernissage Exhibition “Vicios privados, virtudes públicas“ – Thursday 21 April 20.30h – 69
Vernissage Exhibition””Las Joyas del Corona” – Friday 22 April 14h – Solar Corona
Vernissage Exhibition “XX” – Friday 22 April 19:30h – Tresors Handmade
Presentation “IMPURE” & Performance “Transexspace” – Sat. 23 April 18.30 – IVAM