Last week at a three-day retreat in downtown Berlin, Marina instructed Slideshow Johnny in the Abramovic Method--a series of exercises designed to heighten participants' awareness of their physical and mental experience in the present moment.
Watch the series of exercises here
Slideshow Johnny was born in Michigan in 1968. Lives and works in N.Y., Berlin, Tokyo and Syria. Johnny is known for his extreme shyness and his excessive use of metaphors.a
"The only thing that ruins a performance is confidence"
"I`m not here to give a performance, I`m here to teach you a lesson"
Prizes and Awards:
Out of Words, 1st place, 2011
The Metaphor Whore 2006
Trailer Park Award 2009
Worst In Show Globe 2010
The Abramovic Grant 2012
Junior Rhyme Battle, 3rd place, 2008
More than Words Award 2007
Words Don`t Come Easy Award 2009
-Central House of Artists (CHA), VIDEONALE 14 on Tour
Curated by Tasia Langenbach & Jennifer Gassmann, Moscow, 18 sept – 15 Oct. 2013
-Impakt Festival, Slideshow Johnny
Main programme & the event programme, Utrecht, The Netherlands Oct 30 – Nov 3, 2013
-New Orleans Film Festival, Slideshow Johnny
Cinema Reset, Press Street, Oct 10 – 17. 2013
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