Category: Exhibition

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WALK BY THE OPEN WE
THE AARHUS – HAMBURG CONVERSATION

With: ARNAR ÓMARSSON, AYSHA AMIN, BENJAMIN KROG MØLLER, CHRISDIAN WITTENBURG, DITTE LYNGKÆR PEDERSEN, FINN BRÜGGEMANN, HEIDI SALAVERRÍA, JULIUS LEWY, KIM GRØNBORG, LOUISE VIND NIELSEN, MICHAEL KRESS, TORSTEN BRUCH, ANDROMEDA 8220, DAS ARCHIPEL, GÄNGEVIERTEL, SPANIEN19C

EXHIBITION  21.02-14.03.2021 / NEW – WATCH PARTY 06.03.2021, 14:00 h / PRE-RECORDING CONFERENCE 20.02.2021

Projects from Aarhus meet projects from Hamburg in order to experience the similarity and relationship of each other’s aesthetic approaches in their particular differences. All projects have in common a transdisciplinary orientation and an impact in the various fields of the social. We would like to learn with and from each other how strategies in solidarity in the field of international art and cultural exchange can develop new forms that reflect appropriately the problems of our time. The question pursues a critical consideration of the supposedly generally accepted concept of “we”.

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Sheeshon Ka Maseeha – Amitabh Kumar

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE – INDIA-WEEK 2019
PRÄSENTATION AM 01. NOVEMBER 2019, 19.00 UHR

Zusammen mit Schüler*innen der Schule auf der Veddel und mit interessierten Nachbarn thematisiert Amitabh Kumar “Kulturelle-Identität” als eine Spielart von sprachlichen Übersetzungen
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Hierzu bringt er das Gedicht “Sheeshon Ka Maseeha / The Messiah of Glass” des indischen Dichters Faiz Ahmed Faiz ins Gespräch und als als Grundlage seiner Auseinandersetzung mit dem Ort und den Menschen der Elbinsel Veddel.

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NO CULTURAL
IDENTITY NEEDED

AMITABH KUMAR – ARTIST IN RESIDENCE – HAMBURG-INDIA-WEEK 2019
HyCP VEDDEL SPACE – OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2019 – EXHIBITION, WORKSHOP AND PUBLIC ARTIST DINNER, A COLLABORATION WITH HEIDI SALAVERRÍA, TORSTEN BRUCH, MICHAEL KRESS AND CHRISDIAN WITTENBURG

In everyday understanding “culture” as a term is often equated with identity.One’s own familiar identity, that which is not foreign, is being understood as a fixed canon representing universal values. If other cultures are being viewed from this fixed perspective, as a consequence they are being isolated as something alien.

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Step Out of Line – James Enos

A Port Journey Exchange with Athens/Georgia and San Diego, USA

SOL is an ongoing series of conversational works concerned with sharing transitory states of reflection, being, and time. Initially, comprised of small groups as they set out to wander atop primitive trade routes and conceptually probe forms of connectivity—from the hinterlands to their modern urban counterparts.

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Linked Angles –
Artist Conversations on Cultural Emancipation

WITH ANISH AHLUWALIA, ANDREA BECKER-WEIMANN AND ANKE MELLIN FOR THE HAMBURG INDIA WEEK 2017

The project invites artists from India and Hamburg to focus on the singular cultural perspectives of the other. It investigates a broader concept of culturality, which encompasses similarities and closeness rather than difference and distance. The process of emancipation is being understood as an unconstrained interest in otherness by universally acting subjects.