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Pop Art from North Africa

Pop Art from North Africa was a group exhibition at Casa Árabe, Madrid this past fall including Ahmed El Shaer's (Alum NYC '19) video game "Struggle in the Nile." Pop Art in North Africa Curated by Najlaa El Ageli (Libya) and Toufik Douib (Algeria), this exhibition bears witness to the strong doses of wit, humor, satire and versatility existing in the emerging art of countries like Tunisia, Algeria, Libya, Sudan, Morocco, Egypt and Mauritania. The fresh feel of a large part of the artistic…

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herbst portrait #16: Cibelle Cavalli Bastos

@ steirischerherbst’19 [{"CIBELLE"(CAVALLI}BASTOS )] (Alum Berlin '16) shares their thoughts on non-binary feminism and strategies of renaming and ungendering, which underlie their artistic practice. herbst portrait #16: Cibelle Cavalli Bastos Find [{"CIBELLE"(CAVALLI}BASTOS )] here @aevtarperform  

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Comrade: An Essay on Political Belonging

Jodi Dean's (Faculty Berlin '17) new book Comrade: An Essay on Political Belonging (Verso) is out now. We've just finished reading it and can highly recommend. Available here in print and epub. Comrade When people say “comrade,” they change the world   In the twentieth century, millions of people across the globe addressed each other as “comrade.” Now, among the left, it’s more common to hear talk of “allies.” In Comrade, Jodi Dean insists that this shift exemplifies the key problem with…

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Automaton Alive: A Sci-fi Saga Performance

On October 26th at Wonderville in New York City, Lane Shi Otay:onii (Alum NYC '19) performed the third epilogue of their eight-year project, {A Returning of a One That Must be Loved} (2015-2022). Full event info here. About {Automaton Alive} {Automaton Alive} is a performance that deciphers the saga of the last child on earth "CC" who believes that the tear, the uncontrollable outcome of true emotions, is the ingredient to cook the soup of reincarnation. It consists of music(a theme song of the…

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Surface Creep at Bus Projects

This October, Emile Zile (Alum LA '18) and Annika Koops opened their show Surface Creep at Melbourne's Bus Projects. I fell in love with a human mirage in the desert of the Internet once. I was 13. This arid ‘love’ lasted for several years and it was sustained by MSN, which acted as a mediator for our poor grammar, delusional emotions and the sharing of our irrelevant lives. We became so enmeshed that they created a new email account with the numbers 4957, which stood for the letters of my name…

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Duplicitous Consent

Luzie Meyer's (Alum Berlin '19) solo exhibition "Duplicitous Consent" at Sweetwater Berlin, opened 2nd November 2019. On view were two installation pieces in the two rooms of the gallery, accompanied by an exhibition text by Rosa Aiello. Luzie gave a reading/performance on 29th November 2019, 8pm at the gallery. Luzie Meyer | Duplicitous Consent November 2 – December 14 Sweetwater Kottbusser Damm 7 10967 Berlin Wed-Sat, 12-6 +49 30 2861 0803

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MoneyLab #7: Outside of Finance

The seventh edition of the Institute of Network Cultures' MoneyLab was in Amsterdam on 14+15 November, 2019. The topic was "Feminist economics, social payments, corporate crime and the 'blokechain'" with Ana Teixeira Pinto (Faculty Berlin '16) delving into the xenophobia, and Andrea Fumagalli (Faculty Berlin '19) speaking on "Payments and the Platforms: Monetization of the Social." MoneyLab #7 On feminist economics, social payments, corporate crime and the 'blokechain'  Since 2013, MoneyLab…

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We Don’t Say Goodbye

Organon exhibition space in Odense, Denmark presented the group exhibition We Don't Say Goodbye, a group show exploring the ideas of transhumanism through the works of twelve contemporary artists 18th October until 1st November. The exhibition included Ivaquexuta (aka Oriol Fuster), Žarko Aleksić, and curator Heidi Nikolaisen (all Alum Berlin '19). About the Exhibition Transhumanism is a movement fuelled by an attitude of seemingly unstoppable enthusiasm for life and for what the human species…

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On Facts and Fiction

ON FACTS AND FICTION 20-21-22.06.2019 Curated by Antonia Alampi and Warren Neidich With Isaac Julien, Federico Campagna, Chiara Cappelletto, Erminia dell’Oro, Chiara Figone, Gabriella Ghermandi, Valentina Pisanty, Corrado Sinigaglia and Tiziana Terranova On June 20 and 21, 3pm – 8pm, at Aula Magna Silvio Trentin, Ca’ Dolfin – Ca’ Foscari University, Venice On June 22, 7pm – 9pm at Zuecca Project Space, Venice The Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art (SFSIA), www.artbrain.org and The Journal of…

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