Luca Panaro has recently dedicated a focus on his instagram channel, to LIUBA PERFORMANCE OBJECTS – the limited-edition artist book he curated by gathering portraits of objects which characterized some of my performative actions. Luca took care also of the preface of the book, published by QUINLAN in 2017. While the presentation is in Italian only, it is possible to […]

LIUBA @ CORPI SUL PALCO – Home-made performance in quarantine time

Teatro Linguaggi creativi presents CORPI SUL PALCO | PERFORMANCE DA CASA IN TEMPO DI QUARANTENA, (BODIES ON SCENE /  Home-made performance in quarantine time) curated by Andrea Contin, online on the first and second of May (1-2/05) on the virtual platform The invited artists were asked to elaborate on their experience of forced closure, and all of them took the challenge […]


A live chat between Maurizio Marco Tozzi – curator and founder of Over The Real – the VideoArt Festival based in Lucca (Tuscany) – and LIUBA will be hosted on  Friday, April 24, at 5:00 pm on the instagram channel of over_the_real. LIUBA and MAURIZIO will discuss about video-art, slowness and artist’s quarantine remedies!   The live broadcast will […]

YOU’RE WELCOME! LIUBA solo show @ Pino Pascali Museum

YOU ARE WELCOME –  June 7/July 21 – is a solo show that gathers the works that the artist LIUBA have been dedicating, from 2013 to the present days, to the refugee crisis. The exhibition – hosted by Pino Pascali Museum Foundation (Polignano, Puglia, Italy) and curated by Giusy Petruzzelli – will display together for the first time videos, photo installations and participatory performances addressing one […]

YOU’RE OUT! @ XXXIV Black International Festival BERLIN

12 MAY: YOU’RE OUT! SCREENING @ Rathaus Shoneberg (2 pm)   YOU’RE OUT!  has also been selected for the 34th edition of  Black International Festival – the famous Berlin-based film festival – which will run from the 9th to the 12th of May in Berlin. The screening will take place in Rathaus Shoneberg (City Hall) at 2 pm.    “The festival […]


May begins with a full-immersion in the Italian capital for LIUBA: her works will be feauterd in MACRO museum according the following schedule:   3TH MAY: SCREENING + TALK On the 3th, MACRO will hosts a LIUBA’S double-feature: > It will be possible to enjoy the Italian première of The Finger and The Moon #6 all day […]


Thanks to Ambra Giombini for the nice focus on The finger and the moon project and LIUBA’s practice and thoughts published on the online magazine ART . The interview is in French only, and is here:   below an excerpt:    … Dans mon travail ce qui m’intéresse ce sont les gens. Il n’ y a […]


On the occasion of ART PARIS 2018 (4-8 2018) Pascal Vanhoecke Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works by its artists and long-term collaborators. The two channel videos by LIUBA The Finger and the Moon #1 and The Finger and the Moon #2 will be presented at the Fair, as well as a new series of works. The LIUBA PERFORMANCE OBJECTS artist book will […]

LIUBA PERFORMANCE OBJECTS @ Museo della Città (Rimini)

As part of the series of meeting with the author Frontespizio, sponsored by the Municipality of Rimini, LIUBA will be presenting, in her own town, her latest pubblication LIUBA PERFORMANCE OBJECTS  The meeting will take place on March 23, 2018 – 5.30 pm – at Museo della Città,​ Via Luigi Tonini, 1 (Rimini). The entrance is free. […]

Presentation of LIUBA PERFORMANCE OBJECTS @ Bologna University

March 21, 2018 at 11 am, the book LIUBA PERFORMANCE OBJECTS will be presented at Bologna University during the public talk “The unrepeatability of the performative action and its remaining”. The meeting will take place within the framework of the courses of  Psychology of Art (Dams) held by Professor Stefano Ferrari, and it is organized by PsicoArt and the Bologna section of IAAP […]

Presentation of the book LIUBA PERFORMANCE OBJECTS @ MAMbo Dec.2, 2017

Saturday 2 December 2017 at 6 pm @ MAMbo in Bologna presentation of the artist book LIUBA PERFORMANCE OBJECTS  published by Quinlan in 200 copies signed and numbered LIUBA  Cristina Principale, art historian and curator, editor for Psicoart, a research magazine in collaboration with the University of Bologna, Mark Bartlett, writer and professor at the California College of Art (San Francisco) and the University for the Creative Arts (England)  

presentation of the book LIUBA PERFORMANCE OBJECTS @ Bookcity Milan Nov.18, 2017

We’re happy to announce that LIUBA PERFORMANCE OBJECTS, the latest book by LIUBA, has been just published by Quinlan in an edition of 200 copies numbered and signed. The book will be presented as a preview in Milan for BOOKCITY MILANO  at BASE on November 18 at 5 pm  at  TheArtChapter  fair/exhibition dedicated to artist books in the frame of the big event. LIUBA and the curator […]


From Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th of August, the Association LIUPIROGI E PAGIOPA is proud to present the workshop CENTER, BODY, PERFORMANCE, CREATIVITY, a performance Art Workshop based on art, performance, multimedia and wellness,  on the pursuit of inner creativity and personal well-being, led by  LIUBA Wishing to spend some time in Italy on the beautiful beaches […]


The Association Liupirogi and Pagiopa opens its summer season in Viserba (Rimini), on Friday, July 28 at 9 pm with Rifugiamoci con Arte, a screening of the recent works that the artist LIUBA has devoted to refugees, exploring ideas of acceptance, integration and respect . Rifugiamoci con Arte presents, for the first time in Rimini, two […]

Group show in Edimburgh

My videoinstallation and posters of the refugees videos unlimited edition are on show at the Italian Institute for Culture in Edimburgh in the group show ‘Italia Moderna Reload 017’ curated by In-Art ((Guglielmo Greco Piccolo and Damian Killeen OBE).  pressrelease.  

Review on Exibart

I am grateful to Cristina Principale for the nice review she wrote on Exibart Magazine about my last solo show and participative performance opened at Galleria Marconi in Cupra Marittima on April 9, 2017 .   (text only in italian)   “Immaginate di camminare per le strade di una città con la vista inibita da […]

Solo show and urban participative performance at Galleria Marconi

Galleria Marconi of Cupra Marittima presents Guardando Oltre (Looking beyond) by LIUBA on Sunday April 9 at 6pm. The exhibition, which has the critical contribution of Valentina Falcioni, is organized by Galleria Marconi and Marche Centro d’Arte.   LIUBA will present at Galleria Marconi the solo show Guardando Oltre and a new urban participatory collective performance intitled […]

refugees videos edition launch and performance in Berlin

I am very glad to announce the launch of the new unlimited edition of my two videoart videos made with refugees, presented by Image Movement in Berlin. During the evening, there will be new silent participative performance, extraordinarily decided as a reaction of the latest events in Berlin. Part of the proceeds of the sale of […]

LIUBA’s refugees video success at international film festivals

I am very happy to announce that my just finished video work about and with refugees, YOU’RE OUT, based on the homonymous performance held in Berlin, have already had an excellent international reception: – it has been invited to the EUROPEAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL in Berlin, where it will be officially presented and screened at Babylon Cinema on […]


The video YOU’RE OUT has won “Best Experimental Film” at Canadian Diversity Film Festival for the September 2016 session.


The just finished YOU’RE OUT video has been selected for the European Short Film Festival at Babylon Cinema in Berlin. The screening in Berlin will be on Wednesday 5th October at 6pm. Here is the schedule of the Festival:

Talk di LIUBA con Luca Panaro a Milano

Nell’ambito degli incontri di presentazione di artisti che Luca Panaro organizza mensilmente a Milano a Piano C, il giorno 23 marzo 2016 ci sarà il talk dedicato a LIUBA, in cui sarà presente l’artista che parlerà del suo lavoro presentando anche brevi frammenti di video.   Il talk fa parte di un ciclo di appuntamenti […]

LIUBA in TV interview for italian National Channel RAI

It’s with my enourmous joy that I had been chosen by the journalist of the national TV channel Laura Troia to be interviewed for the TV report about Arte Fiera in Bologna, concerning my work about refugees and the participative performance. The interview was short, and they put just a little bit, but I am […]

LIUBA shows at Artefiera in Bologna with MariaLivia Brunelli Gallery

At Arte Fiera in Bologna I will show at  Maria Livia Brunelli Gallery  works from my last ongoing project about and with refugees. I am very excited and proud to showing my works with Maria Livia Brunelli who is doing a passionate and interesting research in contemporary art. At the opening I’ll also present a surprise participative performance! Arte Fiera’s opening is […]

MOVES #108 Liuba ‘Video works from performances’ at Image Movement in Berlin

Image Movement is delighted to host an evening with LIUBA. MOVES#108    LIUBA  »video–works from performance« Screening 19. Januar 2016, 8:30 PM       »My art work is concerned with social, anthropological, geographical, philosophical issues, human behavior, interactivity and chance.«    LIUBA is a performance artist living between Berlin, Milan, and Rimini. She is collaborating with […]

‘Refugees Welcome’ by LIUBA published in the online magazine FAIR PLANET.ORG

I would like to thank Ama Lorenz, journalist and co-author of the dossier about refugees recently published on Fair READ, DEBATE: ENGAGE, for having mentioned and published my work in it, chapter 05.03 ” LIUBA, the Italian multi media and site-specific projects artist dedicated one of her recent works to refugees – to their stories and to their rights. […]

Il video ‘Refugees Welcome’ di LIUBA nel magazine FAIR PLANET.ORG 

Ringrazio Ama Lorenz, giornalista co-autrice del dossier sui rifugiati pubblicato nel 2016 nel magazine online FAIR PLANET Fair Planet: READ, DEBATE: ENGAGE, per aver parlato del mio lavoro e del mio video nel capitolo 05.03. Refugees Welcome, HD video, 2013-2015 ” LIUBA, the Italian multi media and site-specific projects artist dedicated one of her recent works to refugees – […]

The Finger and the moon #5 by LIUBA at the Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Auction in Milan

Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Auction for CIPMO  October 22 – Milan UniCredit Pavilion,  Piazza Gae Aulenti 10 at 6pm 68 prestigious italian and international artists will partecipate to the upcoming CIPMO – Sotheby’s art auction, curated by Arturo Schwarz, the famous intellectual and art historian whom introduced the Surrealism in Italy. “Diplomacies alone are not enough for making peace, which must be built […]

Articoli sul quotidiano ‘La Voce di Romagna’

E’ da alcuni mesi che un giornalista della Voce di Romagna ha come si suol dire ‘scoperto’ il mio lavoro, e sta pubblicando vari articoli su di me sul quotidiano riminese e romagnolo ‘La Voce di Romagna’, anche con qualche tocco polemico contro l’Assessore e la politica culturale della città. Grazie a Davide Brullo per […]

LIUBA in the book ‘Italian Performance Art’

I am pleased to point out the interesting volume about Italian Performance Art that has just been published and where I have been inserted at pages 298-299. The book is written in Italian and English. ITALIAN PERFORMANCE ART  curated by Giovanni Fontana, Nicola Frangione and Roberto Rossini, Sagep Editori,  Genoa 2015

LIUBA @ Centrale Fotografia, Rocca Malatestiana di Fano (Ps)

ROCCA MALATESTIANA di FANO (PS) IN ITALIA curated by Luca Panaro and Marcello Sparaventi Thursday 11th June 2015 h. 9pm TAKE YOUR TIME Performance and screening by LIUBA from the serie The Slowly Project curated by Luca Panaro, at the same time of the Long Day of Slowness Saturday 13th June 2015 h. 4pm Media library Montanari Memo, […]

154. LIUBA performance @ Venice Biennale Opening

LIUBA THIS IS NOT A PERFORMANCE ART PIECE Venice Biennale Opening May 6, 2015  1 – 6 pm   A written statement that questions its own content causes a disorientation in the receivers, leading them to question on the subtle line between what life presents and what art represents.  At the same time the non-performance […]

LIUBA performance @ Venice Biennale Opening

LIUBA THIS IS NOT A PERFORMANCE ART PIECE Venice Biennale Opening May 6, 2015  1 – 6 pm   A written statement that questions its own content causes a disorientation in the receivers, leading them to question on the subtle line between what life presents and what art represents.  At the same time the non-performance […]

Questa non è una performance

QUESTA NON E’ UNA PERFORMANCE (THIS IS NOT A PERFORMANCE ART PIECE) LIUBA  @ ArteFiera Opening, Bologna, January 2015   An action-no action that reflects on the nature of language and on the concepts of truth and fiction, art and life, exploring the relationship between the act of performing and the every day life. The […]

Performance YOU’RE OUT in Berlin

YOU ARE OUT Interactive and participatory performance for a mixed group of immigrants and citizens. 16/11/14 @ Oranienplatz (refugee’s information tent), Kreuzberg, Berlin This new project follows in time and research from the project Refugees Welcome. The project continues to focus on the problem of refugees and immigrants being accepted and welcomed into new countries, […]

Performance Refugees Welcome in Berlin

REFUGEES WELCOME Interactive and participative performance with refugees and public 14/11/2014 @Kreuzberg Pavillion, Berlin This project, which proposes to demand the performance made by LIUBA last year an will be included in the documentary of the American director Zachary Kerschberg, consists in two part: the collective performance itself, at the gallery, and the previous, long, site specific  work […]

Il mio video al Funf Seen Film Festival

The Finger and the Moon #2 has been presented in the videoart section of the FUNF SEEN FILM FESTIVAL in Starnberg, Munich (D). It was a lot of fun, wonderful people and wonderful video selection. — Scrivo davanti al lago dove sto prendendomi una pausa nel bel territorio bavarese, dopo aver ieri presentato il mio video THE […]


LIUPIROGI PAGIOPA(la casa della terrazza, del mare e delle radici)Liupirogi Pagiopa è un luogo che amo. E’ la casa costruita da mio padre, sopra il terreno e la casa dei miei nonni, è stata sistemata da mia madre, e coccolata e fatta diventare accogliente da me. Vengo qui da quando sono nata, anzi precisamente ho […]

Articolo sulla 55 Biennale di Venezia

All’Opening della 55 Biennale di Venezia (Dall’articolo scritto per il quotidiano ‘La Voce di Romagna’ che mi ha dato l’accredito per la vernice) Con tante opere, incontri, emozioni, fatiche, file, camminate, come al solito, e pioggia e freddo (meno solito), si è inaugurata mercoledì 29, giovedì 30 e venerdì 31 maggio la 55 Biennale di […]

Laboratorio di performance dal 4 al 7 luglio

Corpo, performance e conoscenza di sè Laboratorio tenuto da LIUBA presso la sede di GEART nell’Appennino Emiliano dal giovedì 4 a domenica 7 luglio 2013(ENGLISH BELOW)  Il corso-laboratorio si propone di stimolare le persone alla conoscenza di sè e delle proprie potenzialità creative attraverso l’uso del corpo e della performance come mezzo per conoscerci, conoscere […]

Videointerview of LIUBA by Egle Prati

Otto o Nove mesi fa ricevetti una telefonata (o una email non mi ricordo!) da parte di Egle Prati. Mi disse che stava lavorando a un progetto e a un sito dove voleva raccontare le vite e le esperienze degli artisti andandoli a trovare nel loro studio e instaurando delle conversazioni-interviste. Mi chiese se poteva […]

4’33” Chorus Loop

4’33” Chorus Loop, performance collettiva per coro di persone assortite   © Liuba 2013 4 performances in 4 giorni – Flash Art Event, Milano photos Mario Duchesneau  (patto di partecipazione)           vedi più foto e commenti Fra corse, visioni, luci, rumori, suoni e gente del Flash Art Event a Milano, ho proposto una performance […]

115. Ritorno a Milano al Flash Art Event!

Ecco qua, ritorno a Milano con un nuovo progetto espositivo e una nuova performance interattiva al Flash Art Event. Vi ho già scritto alcuni retroscena (1,  2,  3), e altre impressioni vi scriverò, per ora eccovi il comunicato stampa, e vi aspetto numerosi!! (anche perchè la performance la farete voi insieme a me… 🙂    […]

Ritorno a Milano al Flash Art Event!

Ecco qua, ritorno a Milano con un nuovo progetto espositivo e una nuova performance interattiva al Flash Art Event. Vi ho già scritto alcuni retroscena (1,  2,  3), e altre impressioni vi scriverò, per ora eccovi il comunicato stampa, e vi aspetto numerosi!! (anche perchè la performance la farete voi insieme a me… 🙂    […]