PUSH presents


DURATION: 25 – 27 October 2013, Friday – Sunday
LOCATION: 47/49 Tanner Street, London SE1 3PL and St Christopher’s at the Village.

The Terminal is a three-day durational live art project created by Something Human for PUSH 2013.

With reference to Marc Augé’s notion of ‘non-spaces’, and the holding areas at border crossings around the world, the project examines spaces of constraints, limbo and in-betweenness, and their impact on the processes of art-making.

From Friday 25th to Sunday 27th October 2013, The Terminal unfolds between and within a three-storey warehouse in Bermondsey, a hostel in London Bridge, and their immediate surrounds where ten international artists from different backgrounds, will live and make performance together, under constant surveillance and restrictive conditions.

Along with a curated programme of talks, panel discussions and moving image works, The Terminal offers an inquiry into ‘live’ performance, contemporary notions of non-spaces, and the intersection between the public and the private.


1. On arrival Friday 25th October, each artist will check into The Terminal. They will hand over their identity papers and all communication devices for the duration of The Terminal.

2. Each artist will be permitted a bag weighing no more than 10kg.

3. Once checked in, artists will not be allowed to exit The Terminal or any of its spaces until after check-out on Sunday 27th October.

4. The Terminal is open to the public to visit from 4pm-11pm on Friday; 10am-12am on Saturday; and 10am-6pm on Sunday.

5. Live camera feeds will transmit from the Terminal. The Terminal will be made accessible via a live streaming site 24 hours a day from check-in to check-out.

6. Artists will be guided by the curators on their route between the warehouse and the dormitory.


Participant live artists: Lucie Beauvert, Paul Hurley, Lorena Lo Peña, Milan Loviska, Beth Savage, Dorcas Su-Jin Ng, Mark Traynor, Helena Walsh, Jennifer Williams, Sara Zaltash

Screening Programme: Lorenzo Fonda, Bill Psarras, Carlo Michele Schirinzi, Eva Tang, Apichatpong WeerasethakulWildland Urban Interface Collective

Participant speakers: Natasha Davis, Dr Ger Duijzings, Magma Collective, Manik Govinda, Lois Keidan (Live Art Development Agency), Dr Federica Mazzara, Dr Sophie Nield, Martin O’Brien, Urbs Reading Group, Dr Tim White, Marilena Zaroulia & Philip Hager



The Terminal
Produced by PUSH
Concept development: Annie Jael Kwan
Project curators: Alessandra Cianetti and Annie Jael Kwan
Artist co-ordinator and assistant curator: Anna Viani
Marketing: Alessandra Cianetti and PUSH
Marketing assistant: Anna Viani

Talks Programme
Curated by Alessandra Cianetti and Annie Jael Kwan

Screening Programme
Curated by Alessandra Cianetti and Annie Jael Kwan
Assistant Curator: Anna Viani

Flyer image: Annie Jael Kwan
Design: Clara Yee


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