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, exhibitions and screenings include the NUIT BLANCHE 2013 | 5th Edition of FRASQ, Résurgences #5 and Vision’R VJ Festival in Paris (France) ; the 15th OPEN International Performance Art Festival and ART NOW Live Tour | International Performance Art Tour from Beijing to AnYang, Beijing (China) ; MPA-B 2012 & 2015 | Month of Performance Art-Berlin and the 23rd International Week of young Theatre | ARENA... of the young Arts, Erlangen (Germany) ; IMAF 2013 | 15th International Multimedial Art Festival, Novi Sad (Serbia) ; AVAF 2013 | Athens Video Art Festival, Athens (Greece) ; the Lower Polk Art Walk, San Francisco (USA), as well as the SAZMANAB Platform for Contemporary Arts, Teheran (Iran), 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 ]