Dimanche Rouge celebrates its 20th edition with a three-day marathon of experimental performances in Paris (France) and in Tallinn (Estonia). Almost 100 artists from 26 different countries will produce a wide array of groundbreaking performances including performance art, dance, multimedia, video, sound, actions, street art, live painting, spoken word and installations.
Dimanche Rouge has become one of the largest monthly experimental performance festivals in Europe with over 500 artists from almost 60 different countries featured since its inception in February 2011.
Our festival begins in Paris on Friday 19th of October with some 25 artists performing from 5pm-7pm in various hotel rooms at Belushi's/St. Christopher's Inn, in partnership with the Municipality of Paris 19th district festival, Les Uns Chez Les Autres. This will include special streamed performances from Sokos Hotel Viru, Tallinn.
On Saturday 20th of October the festival travels from Paris to Tallinn's Culture Factory Polymer to present two simultaneous programs of performances and installations by some 70 artists from 24 countries (4pm-1am). The Culture Factory Polymer event will start with a series of free workshops and round tables (2pm-4pm) and close with a DJ/VJ after party.
The festival concludes at the Kumu Art Museum on Sunday 21st October, with a program of performances from 2pm to 6pm.
The most representative Estonian exhibition venue, Kumu Art Museum, is one of the biggest museums in the Baltics, exhibiting Estonian and international contemporary art. Since 2003, the former Soviet toy factory Culture Factory Polymer, has become one of the core foundations for alternative un-institutionalized culture in Estonia.
Dimanche Rouge is currently developing projects abroad intended to create sustainable cultural and artistic exchanges. In 2012, in addition to the Parisian monthly events, Dimanche Rouge has also organized events at the Visual Brasil Festival in Barcelona, Spain, and in Toulouse, France. In November 2012, Dimanche Rouge #21 Australia-France in Paris, Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane in partnership with Exist, Tape Projects, Ptarmigan.
Stefanos Mondelos, Spyros Zoupanos, Nafsika Tzanou (25', performance/political speech, Greece)
Sally Doughty (20', dance, UK)
Koala Yip, Dale Kaminski (8', performance art/video installation, USA/China)
Meri (Pauliina) Nikula (25', performance movement and voice based, Finland)
Jasmin Schaitl (20', conceptual performance art, Austria)
Destruction Factory/Fabryka Destrukcja (20', improvisation, Poland)
Cristina Brooks (10', action, UK)
Kaia Otstak (15', performance art, Estonia)
Roberta Orlando ; r0. (7', performance art, Italy)
Rocio Boliver La Congelada de Uva (15', performance art, Mexico)
Liisa Pentti +Co (20', dance/performance, Finland)
Taika Ilola (60-120', public performance art/street art, Finland)
Chokra (15', Multi sensory performance with sound, scent, algorithmic video and performance art, United Arab Emirates)
Hana Vojackova (photo installation, Czech Republic/ United Kingdom)