Kunst

“Performing in public space at the time of identity claims and political resistances”

This discussion by Lesley Braun is based on a lecture given by Michèle Magema in 2018 in the context of the lecture series, The Art of Intervention, in collaboration with the War Games exhibition at Kunstmuseum Basel | Gegenwart. Heads of Power The Democratic Republic of Congo’s fraught history of imperial domination, colonial rule, and… Weiterlesen “Performing in public space at the time of identity claims and political resistances”

Kunst, politics

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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The third lecture: Michèle Magema

In her speech, Michèle Magema reflects on the difficulty of positioning oneself and others in a postcolonial world with a haunting past and complex contemporary realities. Her lecture, Performing in public space at the time of identity claims and political resistances, can be listened to here: Michèle Magema, 13.11.2018 The next lecture will be by… Weiterlesen The third lecture: Michèle Magema

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The second lecture: Jack Halberstam

I live on earth at present, and I don't know what I am. I know that I am not a category. I am not a thing – a noun. I seem to be a verb, an evolutionary process – an integral funtion of the universe. Jack Halberstam opened his lecture, Unbuilding Gender: Trans*Anarchitectures In and Beyond… Weiterlesen The second lecture: Jack Halberstam

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Das Programm der Ringvorlesung The Art of Intervention ist da!

Ab Oktober erwarten Sie vier spannende Vorträge, die Martha Roslers vielzitierte Frage Kann politische und gesellschaftskritische Kunst „überleben“? als Ausgangspunkt nehmen, um sich mit kritischen Beiträgen aus Kunst und Kultur zu zeitgenössischen politischen Debatten auseinanderzusetzen:   Den Auftakt macht Banu Karaca aus Istanbul am 2.10.2018 mit ihrem Vortrag Rethinking Debates on Freedom of the Arts… Weiterlesen Das Programm der Ringvorlesung The Art of Intervention ist da!