Manifesta purposely strives to keep its distance from what are often seen as the dominant centres of artistic production, instead seeking fresh and fertile terrain for the mapping of a new cultural topography.

Piotr Uklański, PL

Performance at Casino Luxembourg

On the opening day of Manifesta 2 Polish artist Piotr Uklański staged a performance in the entrance of the Casino Luxembourg. For it, a film stuntman hired by Uklanski is set on fire. The performance remained in the exhibition space through the traces it left. Moreover, a video film and photographs documented the event.