All posts by Alessandra Cianetti

Arts manager and contributor with a passion for hidden people, places and projects.

Time to speak of I.M.E.L.D.A. An interview on live art, feminism and activism

Artists, pro-choice activists, London-based but with Irish women’s rights in their hearts. Let’s discover what Speaking of I.M.E.L.D.A is and why it is important to sustain its work. Alessandra Cianetti: As a feminist performance activist group you chose Speaking of I.M.E.L.D.A. as a name. What is I.M.E.L.D.A? Why do you want to speak about it? […]


‘It doesn’t matter if it’s actually raining or not’. An interview with Yoko Ishiguro

Finally Yoko Ishiguro is back to London! I couldn’t resist asking her a few questions. Alessandra Cianetti: You are a live artist and actress with a composite education that started in Japan, were you studied psycholinguistics at the University of Tsukuba, and went on in London, where you completed a MA in contemporary performance making […]

photo by Yuri Pirondi

Mnemonic City: Moving Streets

Part of the series Mnemonic City, Moving Streets is the latest exhibition of Magma Collective. Ridley Road Market has been the starting point for a three-month derive that ended up in a two-day exhibition and live performances at Doomed Gallery. The market has been the magnifier to explore relationships, trade, city spaces and the point […]

Freshly Packed: call for artists

  Is your performative practice exploring notions of the biological, corporeal, food, flesh, sustenance and mortality? If that is the case, you are ready to submit your work to Something Human! The international curator-collective, in collaboration with Brockspace, is seeking artists for the live performance FRESHLY PACKED / ALWAYS CHECK THE LABEL that will take […]