Media:

Afro-Latin Aesthetics and Mass Media

The public lecture takes place as part of the seminar „Black Aesthetics in the 20th and 21st Centuries: Art, Music, Film“ (Prof. Dr. Susanne Leeb)

Ecologies of Existence. Art and Media beyond the Anthropocene

with contributions by Matthew Fuller (Goldsmiths, University of London), Jennifer Gabrys (Goldsmiths, University of London), Baruch Gottlieb (Telekommunisten, Berlin), Erich Hörl (Leuphana Universität Lüneburg), Knowbotiq (ZHdK, Zürich), Elke Marhöfer und Mikhali Lylov (Berlin)Stamatia Portanova …

The Social Use of Art and the Charm of Digital Media

Jochen Koubek (University of Bayreuth): Warum das Verbotene so anzieht. Eine medienwissenschaftliche Betrachtung

Post-X Politics

This workshop is a follow-up event to a workshop on Media Ecologies which took place in November 2016 at Concordia University, organized by the Global Emergent Media Lab and a reading group on Readings Around Media in Japan. In bringing this unique style of a reading group seminar to Lueneburg we …

FAKTURA

An exhibition organized by Leuphana Arts Program (LAP), hosted by Kunstraum of Leuphana University of Lüneburg with Martin John Callanan (UK), Driessens & Verstappen (NL), Sabrina Raaf (US), Jan-Peter E.R. Sonntag (DE), and Herwig Turk (AT/PT)

The Soviet Union as Conceptual Paradise. Moscow ‘Existential’ Conceptualism and Other Oddities

from the series of lectures “Conceptual Paradise. Artistic Practice in the Age of the Social Web”

Moirés

International group exhibition in the context of the project transform Artists: Andreas Fogarasi, Katya Sander, Urtica, art and media research group

Front, Field, Line, Plane

The idea and images of protest have moved to the foreground recently both in the work of artists and in the global media. On the one hand, artists are documenting the wave of protests that have built up since the memorable moment of Seattle in 1999 up to the ascendance of the Occupy movement; and …

Open Codes?

Exhibition in Collaboration with the ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe

Backstage III

Exhibition in three parts and phases »Ozarichi, März 1944« in campus hall 25 »Megalothymia« in campus building 10, ground floor Christian Boltanski, »Die Archive der Großeltern« in campus building 7, basement Opening of »Backstage III« on Wednesday, June 14, at 6:30pm with short presentations and a …

Die Conceptual Art und ihr Medienbegriff

In his second lecture of a multi-part series at Leuphana University, Stefan Römer examines the relationship of Conceptual Art to the traditional concept of media in art. What role did the division that gallery owner Seth Siegelaub made between primary and secondary information play? Was the concept …

irational. Anarchaeology and Futurology of an Artserver

In 2010 art-server irational.org made an archived copy of itself, presenting a disk artefact with 18 years of historical data for archaeological translation. Before being disposed of, or interred for collection, any archaeological dig of this disk makes the owners of its data vulnerable and …

Processing Worlds, Processing Back Words. Thinking Through the Act of Curating

In her presentation, Miya Yoshida will discuss the potentials, limitations and possibilities of artistic research by introducing her PhD project at Malmö Art Academy / Lund University she realized in 2006, simultaneously an exhibition that she engaged as a research. Based on this project, she will …

Practice in Art Criticism

Art criticism today can’t exclusively be concerned with the description and classification of works of art any more. Rather art criticism has to reflect on the terms and conditions of the artistic field, that have dramatically changed since the 1980s and which at least co-determine what and …

all our tomorrows

International group exhibition in the frame of the project translate Artists: Donald Rodney, Shilpa Gupta, Hetain Patel, Owusu-Ankomah, Elmgreen and Dragset, Song Dong, Zhang Dali, Yukiko Terada, Hew Locke, Nomeda and Gediminas Urbonas, Sabine Fassl, Johannes Wohnseifer and Lisl Ponger

Conceptual Paradise

Ausstellung

Aesthetics of Measurement

The research project »Towards (Im)measurability of Art and Life« by Miya Yoshida (Art & Civic Media, Innovation Incubator, Lüneburg) addresses the ambivalence of measurement and measurability in contemporary realities and questions the apparent tendency to increasingly classify more and more …

Conceptual Paradise

In a three-year cinematic research, the artist and author Stefan Römer and his film team interviewed numerous outstanding, international artists. In the intellectual debate in front of the camera, Stefan Römer developed a special cinematic way of reflecting on the state of international …

Epistemology of Measurement

The research project »Towards (Im)measurability of Art and Life« by Miya Yoshida (Art & Civic Media, Innovation Incubator, Lüneburg) addresses the ambivalence of measurement and measurability in contemporary realities and questions the apparent tendency to increasingly classify more and more …

Florian Dombois & Christoph Oeschger: Films of the Wind

Where’s the wind when it’s not blowing? Can it be contained in a film? Most wind tunnels are there for testing. Almost everything is tested in them: Cars, air-planes, rockets, but also flies, people, or baseballs. After the testing comes optimization. The technologies of mobility …

focus on art/research projects

Ute Klissenbauer und Dierk Schmidt diskutieren mit Ulrich Lölke spezifische Herausforderungen für ihre Projekte UFO UNO und “Die Teilung der Erde” an der Schnittstelle zwischen Wissenschaft, Kunst und Politik.

In the Place of the Public Sphere / Publicum. Theorien der Öffentlichkeit

On the occasion of the appearance of two new publications on theories of the public sphere, the editors present these volumes for discussion: Simon Sheik (ed.), In the Place of the Public Sphere. Berlin 2005 (B-Books); Gerald Raunig and Ulf Wuggenig (eds.), Publicum. Theories of the Public Sphere. …

Memory Loops

Memorials are mostly commissioned works of art that are bound to a pre-definded space and function as symbolic gestures. The task to memorize or to come to terms with the past is delegated to the artist. Thus, an artistic engagement with memorials has to take into account questions of …

pausenkino

Film screenings within the framework of <reformpause> at various public locations (lecture halls, art room, seminar rooms). A <reformpause> cinema will be programmed at various public venues (lecture halls, art room, seminar rooms), in which the examination and critique of educational …

Politics of Measurement

The research project »Towards (Im)measurability of Art and Life« by Miya Yoshida (Art & Civic Media, Innovation Incubator, Lüneburg) addresses the ambivalence of measurement and measurability in contemporary realities and questions the apparent tendency to increasingly classify more and more …

Towards a Techno-Ecology of Participation

This conference is a cooperation of Leuphana’s Chair of Media Culture, the Research Project »Technoecologies of Participation« within the frame of DFG Research Group »Media and Participation« and University of Bremen’s NatureCultures Lab. with: Nurit Bird-David (Haifa), Christoph Brunner …

Backstage I

Exhibition in three parts and three phases »Ozarichi, März 1944« in UC, Hall 25 »Megalothymia« in UC, building 10, ground floor Christian Boltanski, »Die Archive der Großeltern« in UC, building 7, basement Opening of »Backstage I« on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 7pm in lecture hall 5 with …

Backstage II

Exhibition in three parts and three phases »Ozarichi, März 1944« in campus hall 25 »Megalothymia« in campus building 10, ground floor Christian Boltanski, »Die Archive der Großeltern« in campus building 7, basement Opening of »Backstage II« on Wednesday, April 26, at 6:15pm with short presentations …

Public / Private

Poject with Thomas Locher and Peter Zimmermann

Against Masculine Domination. Building the Body

Female bodybuilding has been discussed as a queer practice of transgressing stereotypes of sex, gender and essentialist forms of identity, as well as a field in which, in a paradoxical way, open and veiled practices of reproduction of such stereotypes and the common-sense gender binary (especially …

Acousmatics as a Laboratory

Acousmatics is a way of staging the voice in which the carrier of the voice is deliberately kept invisible. The Larousse Dictionary defines acousmatics as a sound that we hear without being able to see its origin. With the invention of radiophony and telephony, acousmatics – voices without a body – …

Art and its Frames. Continuity and Change

with Beatrice von Bismarck (Leipzig/Berlin), Julia Bryan-Wilson (Berkeley), Helmut Draxler (Berlin/Nürnberg), Andrea Fraser (Los Angeles), Renée Green (Cambridge, Mass.), Hannes Loichinger (Lüneburg), Sven Lütticken (Amsterdam), John Miller (New York), Marion von Osten (Berlin), Gerald Raunig …

Autogestion. Self-Organization and Social Transformation

From the Right to the City movement to the Transition Towns network, the role of self-organization has come back to the front stage of social, political and environmental practices involving activists as well as artists. How do self-organized communities search for »paths through utopia«? What is …

Visit of survivors of the extermination camps in Ozarichi 1944

On August 11, 2017, the Kunstraum was the site of a visit to Leuphana University by a group of six women from Ozarichi in Belarus - Lidija Dormasch, Maria Nowik, Maria Schetschko, Maria Lapowa, Valentina Odnokrylowa and Valentina Schislo. This meeting at the University was initiated by the Working …

Der Bäcker gibt mir das Brot auch so

Introduction: Ulf Wuggenig, Leuphana

Conceptual art in relation to the notion of the picture in art

In the first of his three lectures at Leuphana University Lueneburg in summer semester 2008, Stefan Roemer explores the critique of the traditional notion of the picture in art as developed by conceptual art. In the frame of the project “CONCEPTUAL PARADISE - a film database on conceptual …

The city is our factory

Christoph Schäfer will present his artistic-activist approach at the Kunstraum on the basis of his widely received visual essay ‘The City is our Factory,’ which was published in 2010 by Spector Books. Using a water color pen, Christoph Schäfer traced in this essay the conceptual landscapes and …

Female Identities in the Post-Utopian. Perspectives on Post-Socialism from Art and Theory

with Anabela Angelovska, Anna Bitkina, Ana Bogdanović, Anetta Mona Chişa & Lucia Tkáčová, Suza Husse, Katja Kobolt, Elena Korowin, Petra Lange-Berndt, Monika Rüthers, Jana Seehusen, Bettina Steinbrügge

Making Worlds

Open workshop of the <reformpause> project group led by Marion von Osten (artist, Berlin/Zurich) with the Kunstraum of the University of Lueneburg and members of the Institute for Cultural Theory, as well as guests: Madeleine Bernstorff, Julia Franz, MeineAkademie Berlin, Preclab Research …

Susanne Leeb & Sven Beckstette

Susanne Leeb (University of Basel): »Cycles of Painting and Entangled Histories: Luc Tuymans and Tshibumba Kanda Matulu« Globalization not only entails an increased engagement with arts worldwide, but also with earlier transnational entanglements. Entanglements that, characterized by colonialism, …

Melanie Gilligan, Cooper Francis

Rather than accepting a 2001 »cybernetic hypothesis« that postulated historical stasis grounded in transparent information flows and techniques of population management, this workshop will examine on-going efforts to engineer the technical infrastructure of a global market that still characterizes …

Mike Kelley. The Architecture of Memory

American artist Mike Kelley (1954, Wayne, MI – 2012, South Pasadena, CA) started to gain visibility in the 1980s with his stuffed animal works, his iconic design for the cover of Sonic Youth’s album »Dirty« (1992), and for his »Arena« series (1990). However, it was from 1995 onwards that he …

More Details from an Imaginary Universe

Title of Matt Mullican’s solo exhibition in Porto, Oxford, Barcelona, St. Gallen, Krefeld and Bolzano 2000-2001.

New Patrons in Hamburg

The project of the “New Patrons” in Hamburg is a film by Harun Farocki on the work of the Quickborner Team (QT). The consulting firm specialised in designing office spaces is currently developing a new “consulting product”. During the past years, QT always called for …

Hartmut Bitomsky. Reichsautobahn / Das Kino und der Wind und die Photographie

Hartmut Bitomsky, »Reichsautobahn«, Germany 1985, 92 min. »Das Kino und der Wind und die Photographie«, Germany 1991, 56 min.

SIEV-X. On a case of intensified refugee politics

on the occasion of the publication Dierk Schmidt: SIEV-X. On a case of aggravated refugee policy. A picture cycle in three parts, talks and texts. Series polypen at b_books, Berlin 2005.

The Sensorial + the Conceptual Mix

from the series of lectures “Conceptual Paradise. Artistic Practice in the Age of the Social Web”

Second Congress of the Kulturwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft

Approximating Migrant and Filmic Practices Using the Example of Harraga Lecture by Brigitta Kuster with subsequent discussion Friday, October 7, 2016, 2:00–3:45 p.m. Session of the section »Kulturwissenschaftliche Ästhetik« (Cultural-Analysis Aesthetics) Discussion of Susanne Leeb’s and Ruth …

1 - 1 = 2 Hybert-Marché

With Fabrice Hybert and Hans Ulrich Obrist in cooperation with the ARC, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

Field research: art world Zurich

Project with Christian Tarnai (Munich)

Interarchive

A project with Hans Peter Feldmann and Hans Ulrich Obrist

Testoo®

Exhibition with Fabrice Hybert and Hans Ulrich Obrist

Touring Club

Project with Christian Philipp Müller In cooperation with Kunsthalle Fri-Art, Fribourg (Switzerland)

Unterwerfungen

Kunstraum of the Leuphana University Lüneburg is delighted to announce the opening of Philipp Gufler´s solo exhibition "Unterwerfungen". Bringing together old and new works and structured by Gufler’s ongoing collaboration with the self-organized Forum Queeres Archiv München, "Unterwerfungen" tracks the various ways in which Gufler stages archival material, resisting the heteronormative capture of a resistant past.

To care for people before us

The practice seminar "To care for people before us" with visual artist Philipp Gufler takes as its starting point his many years of practice and artistic research with queer and self-organized archives and examines the mechanisms of inclusion and exclusion of (hetereo)normative and hegemonic historiography through intergenerational archival work.