Fyodor Pavlov-Andreevich’s Performance Carousel at Faena Arts Center, Buenos Aires

Carousel is a new performance art installation that the artist Fyodor Pavlov-Andreevich recently presented at Faena Arts Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Fyodor Pavlov-Andreevich’s Performance Carousel is a circular, revolving stage divided into nine parts. As it rotates like a horizontal hamster wheel, the carousel unveils various individual performances by nine performance artists. For a whole week (May 20-26, 2014), visitors had the chance to see this collaborative work, which included the artists Chuyia Chia (Malaysia), Eloise Fornieles (UK), Belen Romero Gunset (Argentina), Andrés Knob (Argentina), Bhagavan-David Barki de Lima (Brazil), Lolo y Lauti (Argentina), Fyodor Pavlov-Andreevich (Russia/Brazil), Eduardo Alcón Quintanilha (Argentina), and Joshua Seidner (US). The exhibition was being curated by Marcello Pisu and with architectural work designed by Atelier Marko Brajovic (São Paulo)

Fyodor Pavlov-Andreevich was born in Moscow in 1978. He is a performance artist, writer, theater director and filmmaker who lives between Moscow, London and São Paulo. His major works include: My Mouth Is A Temple (2009, part of Marina Abramovic Presents at the Manchester International Festival, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Maria Balshaw); Hygiene (2009, Deitch Projects, New York); Egobox (2010, curated by Klaus Biesenbach and RoseLee Goldberg), and The Great Vodka River (2010, Art Basel in Miami Beach, Art Public).

Fyodor Pavlov-Andreevich: Fyodor’s Performance Carousel. Faena Arts Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Vernissage, May 20, 2014. Video by Roberto Rey, Luciana Zothner, Milos Deretich, and Angel Sanchez.

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