Since the early 2000s, Maria Hassabi has developed a unique practice based on the relation of the live body to the still image and to the sculptural object. Utilising stillness and deceleration her works reflect on concepts of time and the human figure. The artist employs different media to emphasize the complexity of formal organization within a variety of processes.
In her new work, specifically created for LUMA, Maria Hassabi integrates the unique surrounding landscape with four female performers as they consider a transgenerational perspective of womanhood.
CANCELLED was produced by the LUMA Foundation and premiered at LUMA Arles as a result of the residency program. It was co-commissioned by and received additional support from FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art, in partnership with VIA Art Fund.
Performers: Elena Antoniou, Alice Heyward, Shelley Senter, Yukiko Shinozaki
Sound design: Stavros Gasparatos, Maria Hassabi
Outfits: Victoria Bartlett
Dates: From July 2 to July 6
Event schedule: 7:00 p.m.
Place : Main lawn, Parc des Ateliers
Price: Free, no reservation required
Maria Hassabi is an artist and choreographer, who practices equally in performance, installation, sculpture, photography and video.
Her recent solo exhibitions include Secession, Vienna (2021); Pulitzer Arts Foundation, St. Louis (2019); MUDAM, Luxembourg (2019); Centre Pompidou, Paris (2019); and the National Gallery of Canada (2019). Louis (2019); MUDAM, Luxembourg (2019); Centre Pompidou, Paris (2018); K20, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf (2017-18); Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2017); Museum of Modern Art, New York (2016); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2015); The Kitchen, New York (2019, 2016, 2013, 2011, 2006); Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2015); Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (2014); Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva (2012); Performance Space 122, New York (2007, 2009).