Marie Julia Bollansée, Monali Meher, Alice Fox and Ryan Elisabeth Reid took up residence in LASANAA invited by Ashmina Ranjit as part of the Katmandu Triennale. The aim was to to make a collective performance and lead a workshop entitled ‘Being in a Body’. The five artists from different geographical origins will have a conversation in Kathmandu, which will root the creation in individual and collaborative response to the city. The group’s performance will be based on their own experiences now, in the present, at this moment in Kathmandu. In addition, each artist is creating an individual performance for the Triennale.
The group led the 2-day workshop, ‘Being in a Body’, on March 29th and 30th at Nexus, for a community of Nepali performance artists. The workshop focused on the development of ideas behind a performance and the concept of being in a body in this space and time. They strove to support and mentor emerging Nepali performance artists.
A series of performances were shown on March 31st and April 1st based on the workshop process.
Collaborative performance ‘Walking with Milk’ by Ashmina Ranjit (NP), Molnali Meher(IN-NL), Alice Fox (GB), Ryan Elisabeth Reid (USA), Marie Julia Bollansée (B) at Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Nepal on April, 1 2017 .
See the whole performance here.