25 May 2017 Video


With a duration of eight days, THE NAMES OF THOSE KILLED IN THE SYRIAN CONFLICT, BETWEEN 15th OF MARCH 2011 AND 31st OF DECEMBER 2016, a new performance by Santiago Sierra, will follow an East to West path, beginning at the Centre for Contemporary Art in Tel Aviv, Israel, continuing to Wiener Festwochen in Vienna, Austria and Lisson Gallery in London, and concluding in Buenos Aires during the Performance Biennale BP.17.

The performance, co-produced by CCA Tel Aviv, Wiener Festwochen, Lisson Gallery and BP.17, is based on the research carried out by GICS (Grupo de Investigación sobre el Conflicto en Siria) led by Professor of Sociology of the Middle East at the University of Buenos Aires, Pedro Brieger.

At Lisson Gallery London, the performance will start on Thursday 25 May 2017 at 2.00pm and end on Saturday 27 May at 2.00pm. It will be live-streamed in its entirety, from beginning to end, on the gallery's YouTube channel and the artist’s website.

In London, the event is additionally supported by the Instituto Cervantes of London.