Gilivanka KEDZIOR et Barbara FRIEDMAN have been working together since 2010 as [ RED BIND ].
Through performance, video, sound and photography, they analyze the confrontation to otherness and its inter-thematic with subjects such as : social yokes ; dominant/dominated relationships ; codes and what happens to them out of their context ; gender and its limits and ambiguities ; issues of the double and of the multiple characters under a single skin ; or yet the identity, status and image of Woman.
Recent performances and exhibitions include AFIAC 2015 ‘Des artistes chez l’habitant’ 16ème édition - In partnership with LES ABATTOIRS / FRAC Midi-Pyrénées, Fiac (France) ; the NUIT BLANCHE 2013 | 5th Edition of FRASQ, Paris (France) ; MPA-B 2012 & 2015 | Month of Performance Art-Berlin and the 23rd International Week of young Theatre | ARENA... of the young Arts, Erlangen (Germany) ; the 15th OPEN International Performance Art Festival and ART NOW Live Tour | International Performance Art Tour from Beijing to AnYang, Beijing (China) ; IMAF 2013 & 2015 | 15th & 17th International Multimedial Art Festival, Novi Sad (Serbia) ; AVAF 2013 | Athens Video Art Festival, Athens (Greece) and the Lower Polk Art Walk, San Francisco (United States).
Their video work has been screened at the British Film Institute, London (United Kingdom) ; Defibrillator Gallery, Chicago (United States) ; In Situ Contemporary Art Foundation, Warsaw (Poland) ; the Universidad de la Rioja, Logroño (Spain) ; the SAZMANAB Platform for Contemporary Arts, Teheran (Iran) ; the Schusev State Museum of Architecture, Moscow (Russia) ; the MACA Junin | Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Argentino, Buenos Aires (Argentina) and the CAM | Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, Naples (Italy).
Their performance [ ACANTHESTHESIA ] has been rewarded with the 23rd ARENA... of the young Arts Co-Production Prize (July 2012, Erlangen, Germany).
They currently live and work in Toulouse, France.
[ RED BIND -
Gilivanka Kedzior & Barbara Friedman ]