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Kino ist etwas aus dem Leben – „Art War Displacement“

Im folgenden Eintrag wird die Arbeit der Film Akademie und Film Kommune Rojava beleuchtet an welcher der Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent Önder Çakar beteiligt ist und auch unterrichtet. Dabei wird vor allem auf das Selbstverständnis und die Werte dieser Filmschaffenden eingegangen. In einem weiteren Schritt wird versucht die Praktiken der Rojava Film Kommune mit Ausschnitten aus… Weiterlesen Kino ist etwas aus dem Leben – „Art War Displacement“

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Today! «Art, War, Displacement» Roundtable Conversation with Hito Steyerl, Heja Niturk, Sener Özmen and Önder Çakar

We're very much looking forward to the final event of our lecture series, a roundtable talk on "Art, War, Displacement" with Hito Steyerl, Heja Niturk, Sener Özmen and Önder Çakar, moderated by Bilgin Ayata and with an introduction by Sören Grammel. Please join us at Kunstmuseum Basel | Gegenwart, St. Alban-Rheinweg 60, 4052 Basel at… Weiterlesen Today! «Art, War, Displacement» Roundtable Conversation with Hito Steyerl, Heja Niturk, Sener Özmen and Önder Çakar

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Intervention with the Body

Michèle Magema is a Congolese-French artist who deals with questions of identity, race,colonialism and femininity in her work. Although she is a multi-media artist, she herself states that performance is her favorite medium, because it is most“real” and can never be replicated identically, duplicated or viewed twice. Similarly, her presentation on 13th November at Museum… Weiterlesen Intervention with the Body

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Searching for a queer Utopia hidden in Shrek and The Lego Movie

Jack Halberstam, Columbia University Professor of English and Comparative Literature, finds that both “Shrek” and “The Lego Movie” can be viewed as counter-narratives that challenge dominant heteronormative conceptions of success and gender-identities. Responding to children’s independence from these conceptions, children’s movies depict alternative forms of community and association, effectively turning into windows of opportunity with… Weiterlesen Searching for a queer Utopia hidden in Shrek and The Lego Movie