Between June 12th and 15th, Mindpirates will transform their venues with images, sounds, lighting, textures and intensities, showcasing a curated program of films, performances, workshops, discussions, readings and live music in order to interact with our audience in a pornographic art experience. Installations throughout the Mindpirates Vereinsheim and Mindpirates Projektraum incorporate drawings, paintings, photography, video and sound.
ART PORN WEEK is a collaboration with international artists who significantly contribute to discovering new ways of sexual understanding. SUKA OFF (PL), Lucia Egaña (ES), Katia Sepúlveda (CL), Matt Lambert (Berlin / UK), Lin Zhipeng | No. 223 (Shanghai), Pussykrew (PL), Isabel Ott (Berlin), Porno Clown (BR), Steven James (AU / Berlin), Acento Frenetico (AR), fRancy Fabritz (Berlin), Kristian Petersen (Berlin), Waska (AR), Svetlana Pall Mall (Berlin), JUNEsHELEN (SL), Clytemnestra (SL), Liz Rosenfeld (NYC), Tomas Hemstad (SE), Sara Svärtan Persson (SE), Ann Antidote (Berlin), Lun Ário (Berlin), Shu Lea Cheang, Bibliothèque érotique (NL), COVEN (Berlin), Karl Goerlich (DE), Åssie (Lo-Fi Cherry Porno Pics), Cy Iurinic (Berlin), Anja Wiesinger (Berlin), Dildo Roza (CL), Emmanuel Pidré (Buenos Aires / Berlin), Nine Yamamoto-Masson (FR / JP), Owen Roberts (UK), Ebon Heath (US), Yla Ronson (AR), Goodyn Green (DK), BecyM (GB), Elisabeth Hannah Neid (NL), The Humping Pact, DJ Female Macho, Creamcake (Berlin), Mother Perera, You and the Blackouts, DJ Humpstar, Lady Gaby and pani K., Ben B. and Urko Post-op: these are only a few of many artists that will be pushing the boundaries of art and pornography through their creative works.
The event is curated to encourage visitors to engage in the experience, stepping forward beyond mere spectatorship. We invite everyone to be part of this experience. Join and explore your own desires, in a safe and consensual environment.
The ART PORN WEEK exhibition will be on view during the four days of the festival: installations, video works, a sound installation and photographs explore the many forms of interplay between porn and art.
by Isabel Ott, Ann Antidote & Lun Ário, fRancy Fabritz, Cy Iurinic, Ebon Heath, Nine Yamamoto-Masson, Emmanuel Pidré, Elisabeth Hannah Neid, BecyM, Anastasia Andrieu, fRancy Fabritz.
Displaying works by Katia Sepúlveda, INSIDE FLESH, Pussykrew, Acento Frenetico.
by Owen Roberts.
by Lin Zhipeng | No. 223, Matt Lambert, Goodyn Green, fRancy Fabritz.
WEDNESDAY JUNE 12TH
19:00 - Projektraum
Festive grand opening: the adventure begins here.
CURATED ART PORN SCREENING
20:00 - Film
Our personal selection of the most cutting-edge, thought-provoking and sexy art porn from around the world in a stimulating 90-minute program: Humping Pact, Porno Clown, Acento Frenetico, Shu Lea Cheang, Waska, Pussykrew, INSIDE FLESH, Matt Lambert, Yia Ronson, Katia Sepúlveda, fRancy Fabritz, Christopher Weser.
22:00 - Music DJ Female Macho plays her signature mixture of hip hop, soft harmonious sounds and danceable bass.
THURSDAY JUNE 13TH
EROTIC LITERATURE – various artists
20:30 - Reading
Performers will read some of their favourite works of erotic literature, comprising a selection by Amsterdam’s Bibliothèque érotique.
DIRTY TALK – AN INTERACTIVE PERFORMANCE – Svetlana Pall Mall
21:00 - Performance
An interactive performance about the nature of pornography. Participants will explore pornography whilst co-directing and creating it themselves.
LILITH – Elisabeth Hannah Neid and BecyM
21:15 - Reading
An intimate poetic performance sharing desire beyond the physical. A journey of carnal lust, spiritual magic and expanded consciousness.
I DON’T WANT A PIECE OF CAKE / I WANT THE WHOLE BAKERY – Persson / Kent
21:30 - Reading Sara Svärtan Persson reads her most naked and filthy poems translated from Swedish to English accompanied by visuals by Claudia Kent.
CASSANDRA’S RIDDLE – Clytemnestra
21:45 - Performance Tea Hvala retells the story of the mythical Trojan princess in the words of her killer, Clytemnestra, queen of Mycenae.
22:00 - Music
Electronic and experimental field recordings, warm synths and creative beats blended with soft and tender vocals. soundcloud.com/juneshelen
DJ HUMPSTAR & OVERDOZE
22:00 - Music
Experience continuous musical climax with pornographic tunes by DJ Humpstar & Overdoze.
FRIDAY JUNE 14TH
MY SEXUALITY IS AN ARTISTIC CREATION – Lucia Egaña (Outdoor Screening)
22:00 - Film
A documentary film about the post-porn movement in Barcelona, based on seven interviews, in which the inseparability of art and political activism become manifest.
FEMINIST TENTACLE PORN PREDATOR – THE RECLAIM – Åssie
23:00 - Performance
The art to the porn to the people: learn to create feminist tentacle porn stories with Åssie (Lo-Fi Cherry Porno Pics).
ART BOUND – Steven James
23:30 - Performance
The bound body as a living human installation: DasFalke and Caritia performing as Mr and Mrs Smith, feat. Tête Brule´é and Fiona Vivautrin.
LADY G. & DILDO ORCHESTRA – Lady Gaby, pani k.
00:00 - Performance
An unexpected delightful use of dildos, used as instruments harmonising with provocative spoken word monologues and interjected electronic beats.
00:30 - Music
R&B remixes, classic hip hop and edited trance music for a hot and sexy dance sound selected by Creamcake.
SVETLANA PALL MALL (YOU AND THE BLACKOUTS)
2:00 - Music
Booty down and dance with a fine selection of tunes by You and the Blackouts.
SATURDAY JUNE 15TH
BEDROOM BONDAGE FOR BEGINNERS – Steven James
17:00 - Workshop
A fun and frivolous 2-hour workshop introduction to shibari, Japanese bondage. EUR 20 per couple or single person (incl. authentic shibari rope to keep).
POSSESSIONS – Inside Flesh
21:00 - Film
A video cycle that meets the aesthetic need to participate in an unspecified, perverse ritual of transformation.
FUCKING DIFFERENT XXX – Kristian Petersen
21:00 - Film
Eight short films about sex by Maria Beatty, Bruce LaBruce, Jürgen Brüning, Emilie Jouvet, Manuela Kay, Kristian Petersen, Courtney Trouble, Todd Verow.
POSSESSION – SUKA OFF
23:00 - Performance
A performance dealing with possession, transformation and exploration of the human body, its shape, fluidity and sexuality.
WHERE DOES A BODY END? – Ann Antidote, Lun Ário
The artists will be available to incorporate anyone willing into their flexible bondage rope sculpture, thus becoming part of the work.
CLOSING NIGHT PARTY
00:00 - Party
We bring out the big names to close ART PORN WEEK in style. First, an excursion into dance courtesy of Mother Perera; next up, a special surprise performer will heat up the dancefloor to ecstatic climaxes. Seeing us through to the end of the night is fierce, foxy, fabulous Berlin-based DJ Sarah Adorable. Glitchy visual textures between the synthetic and the organic by Pussykrew.
Curator: Cy Iurinic Program: Cy Iurinic, Pauline Doutreluingne, Brandon Rosenbluth, Anja Wiesinger Editor: Nine Yamamoto-Masson Graphic Design: Marijn Degenaar Video Department: Emmanuel Pidré Production Assistants: Elisabeth Beenakker, Malte Bela Saher, Anneli Von Klitzing, Luisa De Palo Trailer: Evan Marchman
ART PORN WEEK is grateful to all participating artists and volunteers, as well as manCheck, Gummipuppen.de and Other Nature for their kind support.
Special thanks to Markela Bgiala, Lotta Ryden, Bobby Collins, Tanja Skander, Csilla Liptai, Serena Salvadori, Jürgen Brüning, Casa Brandon, Lisa Kerner, Dildo Roza, Margarita Tsomou, 4920 km, and many others.