Online catalogue of our library and CIPAF’s archive:
SENSORIUM SPACE Happenings Library aims to build a space dedicated to education, critical thinking, learning, community, sharing and exchanging about live art and performance studies, in Nicosia, CY. The library is catalogued online in the link mentioned.
Our thematics includes: Contemporary Art, History, Philosophy, Theory, Curating, Artistic Research, Art Portfolios, Video Documentation, Image Documentation, Exhibitions, Education, Art Writing, Visual Essays, Scores, Events, Biennale.
At this point the library can be accessed through booked appointments where one can read, studies, and browse in the space. We unfortunately cannot rent or lend any of the library and archival collections we own.
For donations, please contact us with subject “Library Donations_yourname” at:
CIPAF Archive: An archival collection since the foundation of CIPAF – Cyprus International Performance Art Festival in 2013 donated to SENSORIUM SPACE Happenings by the founder of Cyprus International Performance Art Society – CIPAS, Christina Georgiou.
In the latter capacity, the archive maintains substantial collections of educational and historical books, catalogues, postcards, brochures and art zines, video tapes, and audio materials related to performance art. Some of those materials mentioned are donated by Live Art Developement Agency, ANTI Contemporary Art Festival, Thessaloniki Biennale: of Contemporary Art, artists such as Nicola Frangione, Dagmar I. Glausnitzer-Smith, System HM2T, Roi Vaara, Kirsten Heshusius, Angelika Fojtuch, as well as many others.
The archive includes the video and image documentation of all the editions of Cyprus International Performance Art Festival, as well as the printed catalogues, posters, and brochures.