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Block Universe to curate inaugural POWER NIGHT on the 14 September in Germany!

As Block Universe, London’s leading performance art festival, continues to celebrate its fifth anniversary, it will expand internationally to continental Europe for the first time. Following the organisations largest London festival programme to date and an inaugural intervention at the Venice Biennale, both this Spring, Block Universe will present a programme of performances and interventions as part of the launch of a major new German institution: E-WERK Luckenwalde. The occasion cements Block Universe’s founding of a new international strand, establishing the organisation further as an international commissioning body.

The programme will take place during Berlin Art Week 2019 on Saturday 14 September, with performances running from 6pm to midnight. POWER NIGHT includes Nina Beier (DK), Cecilia Bengolea (AR/FR), Charismatic Megafauna (UK), Marikiscrycrycry (US/UK), Fernanda Muñoz-Newsome (UK), Performance Electrics gGmbH (GER), Rowdy SS (UK) and Nora Turato (CR/NL).

Curated by Block Universe’s Founding Director and Curator, Louise O’Kelly and Curator and Director of International Programme, Katharina Worf, POWER NIGHT will include new commissions and premieres by eight international artists and collaborators. The programme for Germany will mark the first edition of POWER NIGHT, including specially commissioned, site-specific work and new iterations of projects, all to be shown in Germany for the first time.

Block Universe consist of an all-female team: Founding Director & Curator Louise O’Kelly; Katharina Worf, Curator & Director of International Programme; Xica Aires, Head of Production, Tatjana Damm, Managing Director, Nicola Jeffs; Press Relations and Sara Muthi; Communications Assistant.

POWER NIGHT is funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation.