short biography

Vanessa Beecroft (b.1969, Genoa / Italy) is a performance artist based in Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island, USA. She organizes mostly politically motivated performances like "VB61, Still Death! Darfur Still Deaf?" at the 52nd Venice Biennale in 2007, by making a group of Sudanese women lying down on the ground, splashed with blood red paint, simulating dead bodies to present the genocide in Darfur, Sudan. Vanessa Beecroft studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Brera.

Performances, installations, video, photography, drawings

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group exhibition

Fleisch

01. Jun 2018 06. Jan 2019