A series of [23] Livestream performances on the global broadcasting platform Periscope___ @pscp.tv/SHIFT_ibpcpa/ - Periscope will unfortunately cease to exist in a weeks time. A blow to online platforms which have allowed artists and creators a voice during the pandemic.

The performances include props like food, clothes, foil and the making of videos designed to be presented with a performance piece. There is a thinking process about the concept and items she uses and influences from the Viennese Actionists, Paul McCarthy AND Fluxus.

The performances have absurd humor and immersion in a pseudo-fantasy world while performing to avant-garde classical music that she selects at random just before the performance starts. The performances help with her manic depression which result in a cathartic release of energy while in lockdown.

Ayshia Taskin, 
Lockdown Performances
2020