Performa 11 will feature performances by over 100 contemporary artists, including 12 Performa Commissions by acclaimed artists from around the world, as well as Performa Premieres and a host of new works by up-and-coming artists. This year’s biennial will be a thrilling showcase of live culture across all artistic disciplines, taking place at over 80 venues throughout New York City and presented in collaboration with a consortium of over 40 arts and cultural organizations.
A number of acclaimed Asian artists have been commissioned for the biennale including Shoja Azari (Iranian), Shirin Neshat (Iranian), Tarek Atoui (Lebanese), Asli Çavuşoğlu (Turkish), Ming Wong (Singaporean) and Zhou Xiaohu (Chinese). Each has put together projects that include an amalgamation of multimedia art, installations, performance, theatre, music and films.
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