ACT Festival 2022 / Txemari Ortiz de Luna
ACT Festival 2024
Jun 5–8, 2024
Various Locations
Bilbao, Spain

Since 2004, the ACT Festival has promoted emerging international artists who, with their innovative proposals, are defining the scene of the future. Four days to experience living arts, attending shows, courses, workshops or reflection sessions in Bilbao and Barakaldo on the different stages of the festival. ACT is a contest for creators, a meeting place between artists and the public, and a renowned performing arts fair that brings together programmers from all over the world. ACT Festival is also part of an international network of festivals that seeks to promote those artists who are just starting out. It forms this network together with BE Festival in Birmingham, ITs Festival in Amsterdam, SHORT Theater in Rome and MESS Festival in Sarajevo.

  • Zhanna Kadyrova: Border Memory
    Feb 17 – May 5, 2024
    Uppsala Art Museum
    Uppsala, Sweden

    Ukrainian artist Zhanna Kadyrova lets urban materials such as asphalt, concrete and tiles bear witness to history’s many layers of rearrangements, visions and shattered dreams. The artist works in a post-minimalist tradition, and the spatial installations refer both to utopian movements and to how abstraction in art is linked to the modern project. Since Russia’s full-scale invasion in 2022, Kadyrova’s art has focused entirely on psychological and sociological aspects of the war. (more…)