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TAGGED: ►I don't see a system +++ Organic Music Society +++ NO crackpots war +++ Parapluie +++ Songs for Peace +++ Castle in the air +++ Friends need +++ Colonial Impositions +++ The Kill Cloud +++ Architecture +++ Desert days +++ Esophageal cancer
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Reinhold Gottwald: DESERT DAYS | Berlin on 9/22: Desert Days by Silvia Lorenz | Space installation and sculpture | Opening on Thursday, Oct 6, 2022 at 7 pm | 6.10. - 29.10. 2022
Silvia Lorenz uses the modes of action of collection, deplacement and improvisation. Whether in urban or rural spaces, man-made transport and material cycles are the starting point for her objects and interventions. The
perspective from the outside and from above intertwines with the analytical view of what is happening. Existential, economic and ecological questions are reflected in Silvia Lorenz's sculptural interventions. The use of reused materials, often collected on site, forms the core of the practice.
Layers of posters pasted on top of each other, whose original message is no longer recognisable, can become the trigger and material just as much as the metal and construction site remnants for the ►Tumbleweeds (installation for INFECTED REALITIES) or as the multi-coloured drink lids that have collected on the street corners of big cities.
"For me a form of street art, at the same time also a contemporary mosaic." Silvia Lorenz (the trigger was formed by discarded lids ... Pixel collections outside on the roadside, just as petrol forms shimmering stains in puddles).
Cardboard packaging acts as mini bricks, soft bricks, in the sense of "soft sculpture" They are mounted on movable transport objects, forming mobile sculptures in space.The artist has also realised many projects in public space in Neukölln.
The exhibition "Desert Days" is part of the project "Flying Change". We are showing two artists who - each with a very different artistic position - both realise on-site interventions in public space. Both artists have a close connection to Neukölln as a place to live and work. We begin with the presentation by Silvia Lorenz, followed in November by an installation intervention by Birgit Hölmer.
Andreas Heuser: ARCHITECTURES OF MEMORY | Zurich on 08/05.
ARCHITECTURES OF MEMORY | Saturday August 6, 2022, Vernissage 6 PM | la_cápsula, Anwandstrasse 9, Zurich | ►Derzu Campos, Derzu Campos, who is currently in Zurich as a guest artist of the ►Freiraum-Residency, moves with his artistic work in the field of tension between science fiction narrative and historical report. Using a variety of media (video, installation, graphics, sound, and performance), he creates utopian scenarios and alternative realities in which the boundaries between past, present, and future are suspended. In this context, the solo exhibition in Zurich marks a turning point in the artist's oeuvre: while his earlier works imagined a post-apocalyptic world marked by doom and decay, with "Architectures of Memory" he presents an alternative future in which hope and reconstruction are also possible. The starting point is the 50th anniversary of the student movements of 1968, and the artist himself calls his latest project a "film in 80 images": it is shown in the form of a comprehensive, expansive installation. The specially composed soundtrack is by the Mexican musician and producer Turning Torso. The exhibition is curated by Adriana Domínguez.
Stéphane Bauer: DISRUPTION NETWORK LAB | Berlin on 3/21:
THE KILL CLOUD: Networked Warfare, Drones & AI
Schedule: March 25 (17:30-21:00) March 26 (16:00-21:30), 2021...
Workshops: March 27 (12:00-14:00 &15:30-17:30).
Studio 1 • Kunstquartier Bethanien, Mariannenplatz 2, 10997 Berlin
The Conference THE KILL CLOUD interlinks the idea of exposing injustice with the debate on warfare whistle- blowing, referring to the use of AI technologies and satellites for surveillance purposes with the aim of enabling targeted killings.
26th Disruption Network Lab Conference.
Conference curated by Tatiana Bazzichelli. Workshops curated by Nada Bakr.
Lisa Ling, Cian Westmoreland, Brandon Bryant (Drone whistleblowers, US).
Daniel Eriksson (CEO, Transparency International, SE/DE)
Laura Nolan (ICRAC - International Committee for Robot Arms Control, IE)
Jack Poulson (Executive Director Tech Inquiry, US
Taniel Yousef (Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, UK)
Theresa Züger (Research Group Leader Public Interest AI, AI & Society Lab, DE)
Chantal Meloni (Lawyer, ECCHR and Professor at the University of Milan, IT/DE)
Khalil Dewan (Stoke White Investigations, UK
Emran Feroz (Journalist and Author, AF/AT/DE)
John Goetz (Investigative Journalist, US/DE
Emily Tripp (Head of Research, Airwars, UK
Abdul Saboor Arghandiwal (Fixer and Translator, AF)
Theresa Breuer (Journalist and a founder of the Kabul Airlift, LB/DE)
Tatiana Bazzichelli (program director, Disruption Network Lab, IT/DE)
Details on our website: ►https://www.disruptionlab.org/the-kill-cloud
IZK TU Graz: SAMIA HENNI - COLONIAL IMPOSITIONS | Graz/Austria on Apr 8 | During the Algerian Revolution, or the Algerian War of Independence (1954–1962), the French colonial authorities launched a colossal socio-economic development plan in colonized Algeria, which included the construction of housing for one million people. Algerian women called “Muslim women” were taught the way to settle in and adapt their new domestic space to French requirements designed by the colonizer, as well as how to allocate the family budgets for household expenditures. Algerian women were expected not only to accept the modifications of the spatial configuration of their domestic spaces, but also to disremember their ways of living, which the French deemed to be inappropriate. To achieve its goals, the French authorities created special military and civil units and hired French women from France to “discipline” Algerian women. This talk explores the processes with which the French colonial regime imposed specific domestic norms and forms on Algerian women during an armed conflict.
Samia Henni is a visual and textual practitioner of the history of the built, destroyed and imagined environments produced by processes and mechanisms of colonization, forced displacement, nuclear weapons, resource extraction, and warfare. Her research has culminated in the award-winning book Architecture of Counterrevolution: The French Army in Northern Algeria (EN, gta Verlag, 2017; FR, Editions B42, 2019), the edited volumes War Zones (gta Verlag, 2018) and Deserts Are Not Empty (Columbia Books on Architecture and the City, 2022), as well as exhibitions such as Archives: Secret-Défense? (ifa-Gallery/ SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin, 2021), Housing Pharmacology (Manifesta 13, Marseille, 2020), Discreet Violence: Architecture and the French War in Algeria (2017–2019; Zurich, Rotterdam, Berlin, Johannesburg, Paris, Prague, Ithaca, Philadelphia). She teaches at Cornell University and is currently the Albert Hirschman Chair (2021–2022) at the Institute for Advanced Study (IMéRA) in Marseille.
Annette Frick: OVO MALTINE CASTLE IN THE AIR | Berlin on 3/3 | Dear all, in consideration of the horrible change in all of our situations, I have considered whether art makes sense at all... but I think it is especially important now to meet people and exchange ideas, even more so now.
Annette Frick, Ovo Maltine Castle in the Air, 2001
Hand printed by the artist on silver gelatin baryta paper, 40 × 30 cm
The exhibition celebrates Berlin's queer legacies and traces the stories of the building's previous tenant, Deko Behrendt. Amid the renovation of the space, Petrit Halilaj and Alvaro Urbano took on the task of
preserving layers of wallpaper, repurposing it into unique hanging artworks. Given a second life, these works become the backdrop for the intimate portraits of personalities captured by Annette Frick. Documenting Berlin's various subcultures, her analog monochrome images reveal moments of carnivalesque joy and freedom in the lives of people existing outside the heteronormative orders of urban society. Floating above Frick's portraits of drag queens, performers, and friends are gargantuan floral sculptures by Halilaj and Urbano. With titles that correlate to significant dates from the couple's shared past, these flowers represent the desire to commemorate the individual histories
connected to a place as it continues to adapt, evolve and grow.
OPENING of the new space on Saturday, March 19, 2022 (4-9 pm)
Gallery Chert Lüdde | 10827 Berlin | Hauptstr. 18 | www.chertluedde.com
Walden Kunstausstellungen: I DON'T SEE A SYSTEM - MARCO GOLDENSTEIN | Berlin on 3/2 | Invitation to the Goldenstein opening on Friday March 18 at 7 pm.
Marco Goldenstein has been working on serial drawing projects for years which can extended over a long period of time. Wall-filling graphic installations are created.
Most of the drawings shown were created over years while working in a call center, hence there is a connection to the classic telephone drawings, fleeting scribbles lost in thought that could appear on a notepad during a business call. But Goldenstein constructs like an architect or master builder, creating fleeting worlds with a ruler and a marker. Designs for a perfect construction in space as a imaginary spiritual refuge that has to be abandoned and reconstructed again and again. Variations of the experience of time, manifestations of time and created in a late-capitalist open-plan office or stations of self-localization removed from temporality!
Patterns, rituals, models, vanishing points, communication !?
There ist still space between the lines.
I don’t see a system...
8 pm: Butoh-dance performance by Astrid Endruweit
Walden Kunstausstellungen | Ideal-Passage | Fuldastraße 56 | 12043 Berlin
Birgit Ramsauer: SONGS FOR PEACE | Berlin on 2/28 | Dear friends, I am speechless and very much worn out....
WAR IN EUROPE.... never thought about this possibility.Following there are some songs, which changed the world in their time....
►Bob Dylan - Masters of War (Official Audio)
►Marlene Dietrich - Sag mir, wo die Blumen sind
►The Temptations - War
►Imagine - John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band
►Sunday Bloody Sunday
►Prefab Sprout - The Sound of Crying
►Fleetwood Mac - Peacekeeper
►The Black Eyed Peas - Where Is The Love?
►Rise Against - Hero Of War
Feel hughed and be god with all of us.
I wish the world god´s caring hand and peace for the world.
with much love
from Birgit with my dog Reba
Carl Mai: FIGHT AGAINST CRACKPOTS' WAR | Berlin on 2/24 | Dear friends: In the midst of peace, a madman starts to organize wars within Europe with completely irrational justifications. Destruction of fascists and drug addicts in Ukraine. Let's all stop this. Together we are strong.
Thank you Carl Mai.
PLEASE: Copy image, print it as button and spread it out!
Argos Center for Audiovisual Arts: CHERRY - ORGANIC MUSIC | Brussels / Belgique on 2/12 | Invitation: Don and Moki Cherry Organic Music Societies | Saturday Feb 12, 6-9 pm
Please join us for the opening of our
Don and Moki Cherry: Organic Music Societies
and Alexander Kluge: Minutenfilme #3 exhibitions.
Entrance and drinks are free (check out our new bar menu)
but don't forget your CST!
guided tours French and Dutch at 18:00, English at 19:00
live performance Eitan Efrat – Ordinary Kit : non-expert drumming
MACT/CACT Museo e Centro d'Arte Contemporanea Ticino: PARAPLUIE | Ticino/Switzerlad on Feb 8: PARAPLUIE (Andrée Juliká Tavares / Gianluca Monnier) - Himmel + Hölle (Heaven + Hell) | 20 February – 8 May 2022 | Vernissage: Saturday 19 February 2022 at 5.30 p.m.
PARAPLUIE, the duo of Andrée Julikà Tavares and Gianluca Monnier (both of them born in 1971), is proposing HIMMEL + HÖLLE, whose title (Heaven + Hell) is a clear reference to a type of outdoor game played by children. The work is an installation on multiple planes and levels, where the artistslike to ponder the perception of times present and of memory: children’s playfulness and the global
interplay of political powers between impulses that are contextual before being conceptual.
The settings they devise cite the philosophy and sociology of how we live, since the representation and
the meaning of the piece tend increasingly to nullify the work of art as an object phenomenon, the
metaphor of an image, stripped bare of all social and political references. This, then, is the
environmental context in which visitors find themselves, construct to the full that total locus, where the dialogue between observer and artist, between passive and active in the act of observing and of offering ourselves for observation, blends at levels that are more social and existential than artistic.
Text by Mario Casanova, 2022, translated by Pete Kercher.
Wilhelm Hein: YOUR FRIENDS NEED | Berlin on Feb 6. Feb | DEAR DIETMAR! SOME TIME AGO I PAINTED A HOMAGE TO BORIS LURIE HERE, GOACHE ON PAPER, I HOPE THAT YOUR PAIN WILL BE LIMITED. YOU MUST NOT GO AWAY YET. YOUR FRIENDS STILL NEED YOU, WILHELM