Performance artist Ioana Paun takes up the ICR Attic Arts residency to undergo a Public Art and Site Specificity project called X Street - The live sound of the hammer-throw. The project focuses on the social and sound landscape and lifestyle implications of the 2012 Olympic Games reconstruction plans in the Hackney area, East London. Project partners: Hackney Wick Community Centre, Goldsmiths College and Artsadmin.
Ioana Paun graduated from the MA in Performance Making at Goldsmiths College, University of London and from the Stage Directing Department at the National University of Theatre and Film in Bucharest.
She has taken part in many festivals, workshops and projects such as: Surge Festival (Goldsmiths College, 2009); Young Theatre Festival (Piatra Neamt, 2008) with the performances L-V:8-16 and Forbidden under 18; Green Hours Theatre (Bucharest, 2008) with the performative action I represent Romania; Build your community! - Community Art Project documenting life in Rahova area blocks (Bucharest, 2007); Made in China - performance on consumerism, Desant Theatre (Bucharest, 2007); Locked - site specific performance on kitchen routine, Desant Theatre (Bucharest, 2006).
When: 10 December 2009 - 1 February 2010;
1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH