photo: Jolanda Jansen photographer: Jacques Martens

Organisation Art Projects:

Kamila Wolszczak

She graduated Painting at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University and Art Education at Academy of Fine Arts & Design in Wrocław, Poland. Her performance art tutors were among others, Alastair MacLennan, Adina Bar-on, Bartolomé Ferrando, Janusz Bałdyga, Longva+Carpenter. Since 2012 she is active as a visual artist, performer and art mediator. She founded and organized collective artist-run exhibitions in independent spaces: Universal Self-Supporting Exhibitions and formed performance art duo PARAperformance. Her works facilitate the relation between the artist and the audience in site-specific situations. Currently, she has the studio in The Hague, NL.   ‘As an artist I follow my family motto “everything can be useful” and I work with what appears within my reach, both places and objects. Technically I was educated as a painter and art educator, but now pursuing my passion I work as an interdisciplinary artist and art mediator. In my artistic work, I believe that creative thinking and actions can redefine and revitalize established situations. I accept change as inevitable and always try to find a solution. The territory where I am creating is called art mediation, social engaged art and delegated performance. I believe in the power of communities, self organizations, peer learning  and art as a tool for unconventional changes, that’s my statement.’   Selection of places where she presented her works: Witte Rook (Breda, NL), Goleb (Amsterdam NL), Kunstacademie Friesland (Leeuwarden NL), AIL (Vienna AT), Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art (Warsaw PL), LUHOvaný Vincent (Luhačovice CZ), KunstHaus (Wiesbaden DE), WIPAW Duży Pokój (Warsaw PL), Baltic Gallery of Contemporary Art (Ustka PL), Miami New Media Festival, (Miami USA), Media Art Biennale (Wrocław PL), Muza space for art (Jaffa Tel Aviv ISR), Galeria H2O  (Barcelona ES)

Ronald Bal

Ronald Bal is a Netherlands based visual artist and organizer. He is the co-founder and curator of the Open Performance Academy and Performance Art NL. He holds a BA Visual Arts at ArtEZ in the Netherlands. He has been awarded with the ‘Best of graduates’ exhibition at Gallery Ronmandos in Amsterdam and the first prize at LISFE artist competition in Leiden. His work is exhibited in several museums and project spaces. Those include, museum MAAT in Lisbon, museum CODA in Apeldoorn, Kunsthalle im Lipsius-Bau in Dresden, 21 Rozendaal in Enschede, the National Palace of Culture in Sofia, the Grimmuseum in Berlin, the European Culture Centre Palazzo Mora in Venice and Center for Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu in Torun. In addition, he participated in various residency's and art festivals – such as C. Rockefeller Center for the Contemporary Arts in Dresden and Sundaymorning@EKWC in Oisterwijk, Dhaka Live Art Biennale in Dhaka, Performance Art Oslo in Oslo, Creature Live Art in Kaunas and Venice International Performance Art Week in Venice. Ronald Bal is a member of P.S. Performance Site since 2018.

Sara Russo

    Sara Russo studied Methodology of Art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Naples. During and after graduation she participated in the creation and development of various art workshops. At the Academy of Fine Arts she holds an intensive course, ‘4 Pittura’ lab, 2000-2004, focused on collective art, performances and installations, including the processing of photographic and video material. Since 2000 she has worked at Art laboratories in collaboration with several primary schools (lithography and lab painting techniques), collaboration with 'Progetto Chance' (lithography lab-leading guys with social problems through art), collaboration with A.I.M.A. Onlus Napoli (Associazione Italiana Malattia di Alzheimer),  Art workshop at Agnone primary school, Italy. Between 2011 and 2016 she worked on the installation and processing of art exhibitions in alternative places in the cities of The Hague. In 2019  the collaboration with P.S. Performance Site, for the ‘ID- in Between Identities’ project in Den Haag, after which she became a member of the P.S.

Jolanda Jansen

Jolanda Jansen studied art at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague. After this, she undertook a Masters degree at DAI; The Dutch Art Institute in Arnhem. Since 2007 she has been an artist in Video and Performance Art. In 2007 she established with 3 other artists in The Hague, the art collective; ‘stichting STeC’. Their organization strives to make Site Specific projects at original spaces. They collaborated, amongst others, with id11 in the Flatland project in Delft, a site-specific art project in the local environment. They presented the initiative at the ArtPie (Kunstvlaai) in Amsterdam. In 2009, Jansen was selected to participate in the Mentoring Program for emerging artists and curators of Cultuur en Ondernemen where she worked with as mentor, the artist Ulay. During one of her artistic projects, she met Lisetteh and after this they initiated the P.S. Performance Festival in The Hague in 2015. She has made several trips to do workshops in Europe to deepen her experience and grow artistically; PAS studies, by Johannes Deimling (Ge), IPA by performance duo Vest And Page (Ge/It) and the Marathon workshop by performance duo Zierle & Carter (Uk) and Dagmar I. Glausnitzer-Smith (Ge).

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