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David Medalla, FF Alumn, directs and performs in the London Biennale, July 2002, and invites performance artists' participation.

On Sunday, July 21, 2002, at 3 p.m., David Medalla will give a performance entitled 'The First Mirror in China' at the beautiful Horniman Museum at Forest Hill, South London. My performance will form part of the World Tea Party which is being hosted by Vancouver-based artist Bryan Mulvihill (aka Trolley Bus). The World Tea Party event is part of the London Biennale 2002. Over 3000 people are expected to attend ther World Tea Party. Many distinguished international artists will be giving perfomances and setting installations in the lovely gardens of the Horniman Museum which has a panoramic view of London. Among the artists are Australian artist Adam Nankervis (currently based in Berlin); Reynolds Norman from Brooklyn, New York; Tiago Slewinski from Lisbon, Portugal; English artists Kim Creighton, Stephen Roden, Jim Ursell, and Nick Sawyer; German artists Andreas Uhl and Fritz Stolberg (the latter has constructed a mobile oscura inside a van with which he will conduct a shuttle bus service between Forest Hill train station and the Horniman Museum); Greek artist Marianthi Papalexandri; Portuguese artists Rosa Freitas, Joao Simoes, Pedro Cabral and Diogo Teixeira; Brazilian artist Mariana Scarambone; French artist Cyril Lepetit; Catalan artist Marisol Cavia; the artists group 'foreign investment'; and many others. On August 14, 15, & 16, 2002, London Biennale will hold three evenings of live performances, installations, film & video screenings, music and ppoetry readings at the 291 gallery, 291 Hackney Road, London. Artists are invited to participate in these events. All those who wish to participate are requested to send their projects and documentation to: Edwina Orr, director, and Lisa Jensen, curator, 291 Gallery, 291 Hackney Road, London E2 8NA.
E mail : admin@291gallery.com
and to Bill Allen (coordinator on behalf of the London Biennale): E mail: billallenallen@hotmail.com

For further information they can telephone David Medalla in London at
+ 44 - 020 - 7221 6711.