Monika Weiss
Two Laments (Performance)
2015

30 min. silent performance with participation of local women volunteers
200 sheets of paper with printed texts

Description:
Considering two kinds of trauma, personal and public, Two Laments is a project combining narratives of war and gender-based violence are enmeshed within social and political consciousness. The projects included a series of short films and sound compositions as well as performance, writing, photography and drawings. As part of this project, in March 28 at 6.00 pm Monika Weiss conducted a group performance on the grounds of Sanskriti Foundation, New Delhi, inviting local volunteers and audience members to join her in performing slow and silent gestures of lamentation.

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Credits:
Monika Weiss  2015. Special thanks to Sanskriti Foundation and Museums, New Delhi, Polish Cultural Institute, New Delhi and Goethe Institut New Delhi. Curated by Amit Mukhopadhyay.