Tisma's Performance Art
(SPI)RITUALS

Andrej Tisma is doing performances since 1984. He calls them (spi)rituals, rituals of spiritual exchange. His aim is to improve human soul and spiritual abilities trough his work . For his (spi)rituals Tisma uses different spots and situations. Besides galleries, he works in the streets, city buses, restaurants, churches, in landscape. His audience usually are ordinary people.

TISMA'S ARTICLE ON HIS (SPI)RITUALS

CHRONOLOGY OF (SPI)RITUALS: (click on the underlined titles to see images and descriptions)

1984 - Beograd, Cultural Center Gallery, "LOVE"

1985 - Novi Sad, Cultural Yard, "LOVE"

1987 - New York, Rivington street, "STAMPING ON PEOPLE"

1988 - Rijeka, Modern Gallery, "MEMORY OF NEW YORK"

1989 -Paris, Diagonale, "LIBERTE, FRATERNITE, EGALITE 1789-1989"

1989 - Novi Sad, Dunavsa street, "STIGMATIZATION"

1989 - Tulabara, Artists' Camp, "IS IT RIGHT THIS WAY, LOUWRIEN?"

1990 - Vransko Lake, "INSPIRITING OF VRANSKO LAKE"

1990 - Paris, Cafe Beaubourg, "STAMPING ON PEOPLE"

1990 - Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, "CAN'T BUY LOVE, FAITH, FRIEND AND ART"

1990 - Sremski Karlovci, Cultural Center Gallery, "BE THANKFUL CHILD TO MOTHER EARTH"

1991 - Paris, Institut des Hautes Etudes en Arts Plastiques, "(SPI)RITUAL"

1991 - Milano, Milan Art Center, "RESURRECTION OF THE WORLD"

1991 - Novi Sad, Pizzeria "Oscar", "OUR ENCOUNTER"

1991 - Novi Sad, Pizzeria "Oscar", "SPIRITUAL SCULPTURE"

1991 - Novi Sad, Pizzeria "Oscar", "LECTURE ABOUT NOTHING"

1991 - Risan, outdoor, "ILLYRIANS, FORGIVE US"

1991 - Sremski Karlovci, Peace Chapel, "DECLARATION OF PEACE"

1991 - Novi Sad, Pap Pavla street, "STREET ENCOUNTERS"

1991 - Novi Sad, Radio Novi Sad, "RADIO (SPI)RITUAL"

1992 - Beograd, Delifrance Restaurant, "TISMA IN DELIFRANCE"

1992 - Beograd, Students' Cultural Center, "43 CUBIC METERS OF LOVE"

1992 - Novi Sad, Radio Novi Sad, "RADIO (SPI)RITUAL"

1992 - Novi Sad, city bus, "SPIRIT CONTROL"

1992 - Novi Sad, Faculty of Arts and Science, "STUDENT OF GOODNESS"

1992 - Studenica monastery, "INVOCATION OF PEACE"

1992 - Petrovaradin fortress, "PATH OF ASCENDANCE"

1992 - "Index" magazine, "INHALE LOVE"

1992 - Novi Sad, Cultural Center Gallery, "AIR RAID ALARM"

1992 - Novi Sad streets, "DADA LOTTERY"

1992 - Sremski Karlovci streets, "ENCOUNTER IN MY HEART"

1993 - Beograd streets,  "LOVE FROM CAGE"

1993 - Senta, city park, "LANDMARK OF LOVE"

1993 - Beograd, Krsmanovics' house, "I KISS YOUR SKIRT"

1993 - Beograd, Konak Kneginje Ljubice, "GRAPHOTHEOSIS"

1993 - Beograd, Museum of Contemporary Art, "AIR RAID ALARM"

1994 - Novi Sad, Golden Eye Gallery, "NEW WORLD ORDURE"

1994 - Novi Sad, Youth Tribune Gallery, "I AM NOT AN AGGRESSOR"

1994 - Beograd, Museum of Contemporary Art, "MAIL ART: SPIRITUALITY MOUTH"

1994 - Petrovaradin, "Varadin" Hotel, "WISH FOR PEACE"

1994 - Nis, in front of the National theatre "WISH FOR PEACE"

1994 - Priboj,  Belgrade Bank, "I AM NOT AN AGGRESSOR"

1994 - Novi Sad, Golden Eye Gallery, "HAPPY NEW YOU"

1995 - Novi SAD, Stamp Gallery, "100% ART"

1995 - Novi Sad, "Solaris" bookstore, "ORDER OF BROKEN CAGE"

1995 - Novi Sad, Contemporary Visual Art Gallery, "LIVE COMIC STRIP"

1995 - Petrovaradin,  Castle drawing-rooms, "NAKED BEING"

1995 - Novi Sad Fair, "PEACEQUAKE"

1995 - Prijepolje, City Museum, "ANGELS' ARRIVAL"

1995 - Novi Sad, artist's apartment, " PEACE ERUPTION"

1996 - Beograd, Students' Cultural Center, "LIVE POETRY"

1996 - Novi Sad, Art Expo, "OUR ENCOUNTER"

1996 - Novi Sad streets, "SNAKE - BORDER"

1996 - Beograd, Museum of Applied Arts, "LIVE COMIC STRIP"

1996 - Sremski Karlovci cellar, "NO FEAR IN ART"

1997 - Novi Sad, SPENS, "BODY - WORK"

1997 - Palma de Mallorca beach, "BOW TO THE SUN"

1998 - World Wide Web, "SPIRITUAL INTERNET OBJECT"

1998 - Novi Sad, City park, "UNDER THE OAK TREE - ROOT OF HAPPINESS"

1998 - Novi Sad, NS Time Club, "BODY TOUCH "

1998 - Novi Sad, Golden Eye Gallery, "LIVE POETRY"

1999 - Novi Sad street, "TOWER OF ANGELS"