Ei Arakawa

Ahead of his first-ever pool performance at Kunsthalle Friart Fribourg, Ei Arakawa walks through the changing infrastructure for artist-parents, the integrality of surprise to humor, and modelling queer fatherhood.

 Still from Tabita Rezaire, Deep Down Tidal  (2017). HD video, 18 mins.

Still from Tabita Rezaire, Deep Down Tidal (2017). HD video, 18 mins.

In the picturesque town of Bergen, a group show dedicated to the ocean at the Kunsthall promised to pay tribute to the water’s siren call – and the oil tanker’s – in a port city filled with both.

 Photo: eSeL.at

Photo: eSeL.at

Why do you use paintings in your performances?