Laufende Termine

Kunst gegen Rechts

18. November 2022 – 8. January 2023
Gruppenausstellung, https://www.haeselburg.org, Mieze Südlich, Häselburg Gera

Eingeladene Künstler:innen:
Ulf Arminde, Stefan Alber, Aram Bartholi, Fehmi Baumbach, Marc Bijl,  Jessica Buhlmann/Zao, Zuzanna Czebatul, Moritz Frei, Jana Gunstheimer, Christian Henkel, Verena Issel, Zoe C. Miller, Anne Mundo, Rainer Neumeier,  Angelika Nguyen, Thomas Prochnow, Regina Schmeken, Schroeter&Berger, Kristina Schuldt, Raul Walch, Christian Werner, Ina Wudtke

Die siebte Ausstellung der Reihe KUNST GEGEN RECHTS nimmt den 30. Jahrestag der Pogrome von Rostock-Lichtenhagen als Anlass, um kritisch auf aktuelle, gesellschaftliche Konflikte einzugehen.

Deutschland ist eine postmigrantische Gesellschaft der Vielen. Immer noch wird diese Tatsache viel zu wenig zur Kenntnis genommen. Der Wiedervereinigung am 3. Oktober 1990 folgten rassistische Ausschreitungen und Mordanschläge in Rostock, Mannheim, Hoyerswerda, Mölln und Solingen bis zur Terrorserie des NSU. Es folgten Anschläge auf jüdische Friedhöfe und emanzipatorische Projekte. Eine wiedererwachte deutsche Volksgemeinschaft kroch aus den Löchern hervor.

Der rechte Populismus, der die Kultureinrichtungen als Akteure einer gesellschaftlichen demokratischen Vision angreift, steht der Kunst der Vielen feindselig gegenüber. Die Neue Rechte hat die Kulturpolitik als Kampffeld entdeckt, um ihre völkischen Vorstellungen umzusetzen. Rechte Gruppierungen und Parteien stören Veranstaltungen, verhindern Ausstellungen, greifen in Theater-Spielpläne ein, polemisieren gegen die Freiheit der Kunst, gegen Dekoloniale Erinnerungsprojekte und arbeiten an einer Renationalisierung der Kultur. Es wird einFeldzug gegen zeitgenössische, „undeutsche“ Kunst geführt, die als „neumodische Extravaganzen“ und „exzentrische Randgruppenkunst“ bezeichnet wird, wie aktuell gegen den Kunstverein in Zwickau.

Seit dem Ausbruch der Pandemie, stehen viele Dinge auf dem Prüfstand. Es zeigte sich, wer ein solidarisches Miteinander praktiziert und wer als Pandemiegewinnler oder Coronaleugner die Krise für eigene Interessen nutzt. Bei den sogenannten Querdenken-Demonstrationen kommt es zu einer fatalen Zusammenarbeit verschiedener Akteure. Rechte Gruppierungen und Parteien gewinnen immer mehr an Einfluss. Antisemitismus ist in der neuen Bewegung stark vertreten, wie auch eine Verharmlosung der Shoa und der Gleichsetzung der NS-Zeit mit der aktuellen Situation.

Playmode

26. October 2022 – 16. January 2023
Gruppenausstellung, CCBB – Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Sao Paulo

Since very early on, artists have understood the power of transformation of play, integrating it into their works with distinct purposes -evasion of reality, social construction and transformation, subversion or criticism of the very mechanisms of play and games. The exhibition Playmode proposes a reflection on these aspects and on the period of ludification that contemporary societies are going through, bringing together the work of several artists who adopt the theme and explore new ways of seeing, participating in, and transforming the world, using play in a critical manner.

with:

Aram Bartholl, Bill Viola + Game Innovation Lab, Bobware, Brad Downey, Brent Watanabe, Coletivo Beya Xinã Bena + Guilherme Meneses, David OReilly, Filipe Vilas-Boas, Harum Farocki, Isamu Noguchi, Jaime Lauriano, Joseph DeLappe, Laura Lima + Marcius Galan, Lucas Pope, Mary Flanagan, !Mediengruppe Bitnik, Milton Manetas, Molleindustria, Nelson Leirner, Pippin Barr, Priscila Fernandes, Raquel Fukuda + Ricardo Barreto, Samuel Bianchini, Shimabuku, Tale of Tales (Auriea Harvey e Michaël Samyn) e The Pixel Hunt.

Curators: Filipe Pais and Patrícia Gouveia.

 

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Kommende Termine

REMINDER! – Package Ready for Pickup

8. July 2023 – 25. February 2024
Einzelausstellung, Kunsthalle Osnabrück, Osnabrück

Enigma

23. February 2023 – 23. February 2024
Gruppenausstellung, Museum of Communication, Kopenhagen

Communication pervades our lives more than ever before. With the digital channels, we are constantly accessible and can publish ourselves wherever and whenever we want. But despite the many great opportunities, the tide of information may often appear confusing, polarizing or hateful, and our public conversation is challenged.

On November 19, 2022, ENIGMA will open new exhibition areas and a large children’s area, in which we look forward to welcoming everyone.

Behind the screens. 50 Jahre Komputerkunst.

22. January – 4. June 2023
Gruppenausstellung, CODA Museum, Appeldorn

Vergangene Termine

Safe Mode: Amplified Realities

8. October 2022 – 8. November 2022
Gruppenausstellung, TILT Platform, The Project Gallery, MISC, BHD Hub Athens, Athens

The current mutated “epidemiological” societies within which we exist reveal that any previous indication we had about the term “safety” is now in limbo. TILT Platform has started exploring and developing the concept “Safe Mode” likening it to the indication safe mode appearing on our computers and smart devices, when they stop functioning properly after a major technical crisis. The process of safe mode emerges as the only possible solution. Comparing this state of technological malfunction to the processes of contemporary life, psychology and human behaviour, the term safe mode acquires an anthropological character.

Participating Artists
Nikos Arvanitis (GR), Aram Bartholl (DE), Browser Based (Zsolt Mesterhazy & Alex Zakkas) (NLD / GR), Sofia Caesar (BR), Paolo Cirio (IT), Manja Ebert (DE), Adrianos Efthymiadis (GR) & Iria Vrettou (GR), For Cancel (Makis Faros, Zoi Pirini, Takis Zerdevas) (GR), Elisa Giardina Papa (IT), Basim Magdy (EGY), Theophanis Melas (GR), Simon Menner (DE), Yorgos Papafigos (GR), Michalis Zacharias (GR), Apostolos Zerdevas (GR)

Curated by
Foteini Vergidou in collaboration with TILT Platform (Makis Faros, Zoi Pirini, Apostolos Zerdevas, Takis Zerdevas)

Bilder

Bridging Differences

1. – 30. October 2022
Gruppenausstellung, T3 Photo Festival Tokyo, Tokio

T3 PHOTO FESTIVAL TOKYO is a photo festival that develops three pillars: (1) photo exhibitions, (2) talks and events, and (3) student projects, with the vision of becoming „an Asian hub for nurturing the next generation of photography culture. After holding its predecessor „Tokyo International Photography Festival“ in Jonanjima, Ota-ku, Tokyo in 2015, the first festival was held in Ueno Park in 2017 as Tokyo’s first outdoor international photography festival. From 2020, the Tokyo International Photography Festival will be held as an urban outdoor photography festival using public open spaces in Tokyo Station and the east side area (Yaesu, Nihonbashi, Kyobashi). The festival will take the margins of the city as a medium to challenge new interpretations of urban space and the possibilities of photography by exhibiting works by photographers and developing events that will generate new human interaction.

 

Bilder

I am not a Robot

16. September – 27. November 2022
Gruppenausstellung, Ludwig Múzeum, Budapest

I am not a Robot. On the Borders of the Singularity.

As a harbinger of the (supposedly) imminent arrival of the Singularity, the exhibition explores the powerful impact of technological development on our daily lives.

One of the defining global phenomena of our time is digitalisation, which has transformed human life in an evolutionary leap over the past decades, rewriting centuries of fixed habits, forms and behavioural patterns. The digital turn is still ongoing, with our lives moving from offline to online, and the digital presence growing rapidly. Digital technology in its current state is a new normativity that is part of work and life: not an enemy, not a friend, but a natural part of life…

with:
Memo AKTEN, BarabásiLab, Aram BARTHOLL, Katriona BEALES, BINAURA (NAGY Ágoston & SAMU Bence), BIRKÁS Mona, BIRÓ Dávid, Zach BLAS & Jemima WYMAN, James BRIDLE, Arvida BYSTRÖM, Juan COVELLI, Jake ELWES, FÜLÖP Szabolcs, Fabien GIRAUD & Raphaël SIBONI, Neil HARBISSON & Pol LOMBARTE, Vladan JOLER & Kate CRAWFORD, KÚTVÖLGYI-SZABÓ Áron, Lawrence LEK, Cristina DE MIDDEL, Joana MOLL, PÁLL Tamás, Wilfredo PRIETO, SoniLab (Marco Buongiorno Nardelli), ZÁMORI Eszter

Curators: KÉSZMAN József, MAJ Ajna, NOLASCO-RÓZSÁS Lívia, ÜVEGES Krisztina

Bilder

Kunst gegen Rechts

15. – 25. September 2022
Gruppenausstellung, Uferhallen, Berlin

Eingeladene Künstler:innen:
Ulf Arminde, Stefan Alber, Aram Bartholi, Fehmi Baumbach, Marc Bijl,  Jessica Buhlmann/Zao, Zuzanna Czebatul, Moritz Frei, Jana Gunstheimer, Christian Henkel, Verena Issel, Zoe C. Miller, Anne Mundo, Rainer Neumeier,  Angelika Nguyen, Thomas Prochnow, Regina Schmeken, Schroeter&Berger, Kristina Schuldt, Raul Walch, Christian Werner, Ina Wudtke

Die siebte Ausstellung der Reihe KUNST GEGEN RECHTS nimmt den 30. Jahrestag der Pogrome von Rostock-Lichtenhagen als Anlass, um kritisch auf aktuelle, gesellschaftliche Konflikte einzugehen.

Deutschland ist eine postmigrantische Gesellschaft der Vielen. Immer noch wird diese Tatsache viel zu wenig zur Kenntnis genommen. Der Wiedervereinigung am 3. Oktober 1990 folgten rassistische Ausschreitungen und Mordanschläge in Rostock, Mannheim, Hoyerswerda, Mölln und Solingen bis zur Terrorserie des NSU. Es folgten Anschläge auf jüdische Friedhöfe und emanzipatorische Projekte. Eine wiedererwachte deutsche Volksgemeinschaft kroch aus den Löchern hervor.

Der rechte Populismus, der die Kultureinrichtungen als Akteure einer gesellschaftlichen demokratischen Vision angreift, steht der Kunst der Vielen feindselig gegenüber. Die Neue Rechte hat die Kulturpolitik als Kampffeld entdeckt, um ihre völkischen Vorstellungen umzusetzen. Rechte Gruppierungen und Parteien stören Veranstaltungen, verhindern Ausstellungen, greifen in Theater-Spielpläne ein, polemisieren gegen die Freiheit der Kunst, gegen Dekoloniale Erinnerungsprojekte und arbeiten an einer Renationalisierung der Kultur. Es wird einFeldzug gegen zeitgenössische, „undeutsche“ Kunst geführt, die als „neumodische Extravaganzen“ und „exzentrische Randgruppenkunst“ bezeichnet wird, wie aktuell gegen den Kunstverein in Zwickau.

Seit dem Ausbruch der Pandemie, stehen viele Dinge auf dem Prüfstand. Es zeigte sich, wer ein solidarisches Miteinander praktiziert und wer als Pandemiegewinnler oder Coronaleugner die Krise für eigene Interessen nutzt. Bei den sogenannten Querdenken-Demonstrationen kommt es zu einer fatalen Zusammenarbeit verschiedener Akteure. Rechte Gruppierungen und Parteien gewinnen immer mehr an Einfluss. Antisemitismus ist in der neuen Bewegung stark vertreten, wie auch eine Verharmlosung der Shoa und der Gleichsetzung der NS-Zeit mit der aktuellen Situation.

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Blog Archiv für Schlagwort: sociial

Site Update & „Sociial“ text

Januar 21, 2009

It took me a while but I finally managed to update my website with these ‚recent‘ projects: China Channel, Jump’n Run Shanghai and Sociial. Nothing really new but now also featuring a full translation for the Sociial project.

Sociial from Aram Bartholl on Vimeo.
Sociial is a 17-minute performance presented by four protagonists and an announcer in a stage-like situation. The four „dancers“ play tennis on a Nintendo Wii game console while every 10 seconds the announcer reads out descriptions a selection of 100 Web 2.0 services. The Nintendo Wii game console, which came onto the market in 2006, has a new kind of user interface. In contrast to the usual couch potato playing modus, Wii players must exert themselves physically. A sensor can locate the position of up to four game controllers in the playing area…
… read on

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„Sociial“ Pictures

Dezember 6, 2008


All pictures of the „Sociial“ performance 5.12.2008 at Weserburg Bremen on flickr. Movie documentation etc coming soon ….

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Sociial

Dezember 1, 2008


On next friday I’ll be showing my new performance piece „Sociial“ at Weserburg Art Museum Bremen, DE. There will be a a new microbutton t-shirt, wii action and Kosmar will ‚explain‘ 100 Web2.0 services in 20 minutes.

17th Video Art Award Bremen

Aram Bartholl „Sociial“ – Performance during the opening

Maximilian Moll „Keep the fire burning“
Stephane Leonard „The Bridge’s Song“

6.12.2008 – 4.1.2009
Opening 5.12.2008 7pm

Speakers:
Ingo Clauss / Curator of the Weserburg
Klaus W. Becker / Film-Office Bremen
Dr. Wulf Herzogenrath / Director of Kunstahalle Bremen
Anouncement of the Video Art Award winner of 2008
Guided tour through the exhibition by the Curator Marikke Heinz-Hoek on 7.12. 11:30 am.

The Videokunst Förderpreis Bremen has advanced to become an important art prize. It is not awarded to completed works, but to concepts that the prize money makes possible to be brought to fruition. This is extremely important in the area of video art, as works of video art are frequently elaborate productions that cannot be realized without financial support in the first place. Within the scope of the competition, high-quality works on video have been being produced on a regular basis since 1992. Due to the Filmbüro Bremen’s keen commitment, this success story can continue be written this year as well. The works by last year’s recipients of the prize—Aram Bartholl, Maximilian Moll, Stephane Leonard—are now being presented for the first time at a four-week exhibition
The exhibition will open with Aram Bartholl’s performance Sociial, which features the games console Wii that Nintendo introduced to the market two years ago. One of the device’s special features is a novel interface between player and computer. Players are required to exert their full physical effort. Sensors register their movements and communicate them directly to the computer game. The in part ridiculous movements are accompanied by a lecture that is no less grotesque—in an endless litany, it presents the countless merits of online services. Facebook, Myspace, studiVZ, and all the other “social networks” are lastingly changing our everyday lives. Yet how social can software be? And what impact do digital developments have on the way we coexist? Against this backdrop, the insane contortions the computer game exacts appear to be thoroughly dubious operations.
Fire is the constitutive element in Maximilian Moll’s video installation Keep the fire burning. The artist uses several projections to set fire to the exhibition space, playing with the various qualities and meanings of fire. Whether forest fire or campfire, candlelight or blaze, humankind’s relationship with fire has always been ambivalent. Fire represents warmth and light, yet it can also escalate into a destructive force. A space-consuming dramaturgy has developed out of this field of tension. However, the digitally generated, in part apparently abstract images do not follow simple narrative patterns. They create a multi-layered resonating space in which personal memories are stimulated and connect up to the images of fire to produce a special form of aesthetic experience.
Stephane Leonard works as an artist, musician, composer, and filmmaker. In his multi-part video installation The Bridge’s Song, these areas team up in a singular way. One sees New York’s Queensboro Bridge. The impressive dimensions of the bridge, its enormous pillars are transferred into the exhibition space by means of a large-format projection. It is flanked by further projections that show the urban environment, the thunderous road traffic, skyscrapers, but also a view from a gondola slowly passing by the bridge. In an interplay with the sound level, the images of the city develop striking intensity. A complex audiovisual composition evolves from the background noises of the metropolis, the rhythm of the road traffic, in which even a bridge can release its very own sound: The Bridge’s Song.

Ingo Clauß

The Videokunst Förderpreis awarded by the Filmbüro Bremen is made possible by the Senator of Art, the Bremische Landesmedienanstalt, Radio Bremen, and the artists association GEDOK. The names of the new award winners will be announced on the evening of the opening, December 5, at 7:00 p.m.

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VKP 2008

November 19, 2008


Invitation to my upcoming project. More details coming soon.
[wow, the jpg algorithm has quite some problems with that color]
Wir laden Sie herzlich ein zur Eröffnung der Ausstellung am
Freitag, dem 05. Dezember 2008, um 19 Uhr.
Es sprechen
Ingo Clauß | Kurator der Weserburg
Klaus W. Becker | Geschäftsführer des Filmbüros
Dr. Wulf Herzogenrath | Direktor der Kunsthalle
Im Anschluss werden die neuen Preisträger des
Videokunst Förderpreis Bremen bekannt gegeben.
Die Kuratorin Marikke Heinz-Hoek führt am Sonntag,
dem 07. Dezember um 11:30 Uhr durch die Ausstellung.
Filmbüro Bremen e.V. | Die Kulturelle Filmförderung
Plantage 13, 28215 Bremen, Telefon (0421) 708 48 91
www.fi lmbuero-bremen.de, vkp@fi lmbuero-bremen.de
Videokunst Förderpreis | Kuratorin: Marikke Heinz-Hoek,
Organisation: Christian Meier-Kahrweg
Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst
Teerhof 20, 28199 Bremen, www.weserburg.de
Öffnungszeiten: Dienstag, Mittwoch und Freitag 10 – 18 Uhr,
Donnerstag 10 – 21 Uhr, Samstag und Sonntag 11 – 18 Uhr, Montag geschlossen

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Consumer Media Art

Mai 9, 2008

The success of Nintendo Wii shows very well how classic Media Art of the last 20 years has arrived in everyday consumer products. I am curious how the connection of physical body and digital space will evolve in day to day life in the future. This Wii Fit Parody is quite funny. Sure, you better would go out to play real soccer but the way Nintendo integrates the body as a game interface is for most people new and a striking experience. Next step is then to emancipate from the screen and to go for the physical interaction again. 😉
The concept for the performance piece „Sociial“ which won me the Video Award Bremen last year also involves physical Wii action. It’ll be shown in December 2008 in Bremen. Hmm, should I try to include the Wii Fit balance now?

Video Art Award – Bremen

Dezember 12, 2007


I am pleased to anounce that I won a first price for a concept I proposed to the 17th video art award Bremen. Planned by Filmbuero Bremen e.V and curated by Marikke Heinz-Hoek. The opening of the exhibition of last year winners took place on 9.12.07.

More details comming soon.

Pic by Marius Watz

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#17 video award Bremen

Jury:
Astrid Nippoldt
Christian Katti
Sönke Magnus Müller

Awarded concepts:

– Aram Bartholl „Sociial“
– Maximilaian Moll „Keep the fire burning“
– Stephane Leonard „New York Street Ensemble“