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Research Avatara Species Transformellae and the WordWideWitch. Constructed bodies harvesting psycho-realist knowledge

Transformellae and WordWideWitch are just two of the multiple, fictional identities and hysterical-subversive drag characters of the artist Johannes Paul Raether. They are drawn from Raether’s cyclical performance system Systema identitekturae, in which he has been gathering embodiments as well as …

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 …

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 – …

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 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 …

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 …

Art, Ecology and Sustainable Development

The symposium “Art, ecology and sustainable development” deals with ecologically oriented art/architecture and investigates the relevance of the current discourses on “sustainable development”, which also accompany the EXPO 2000 in Hannover, for art and the art field. The …

Assistances (Working Title) w/ Valentina Desideri, Stefano Harney, Jason Hirata, Will Holder, Annick Kleizen, Cally Spooner, Eric Golo Stone, Mathilde Supe, Terre Thaemlitz, Marina Vishmidt

The event can also be attended online via Zoom (Password: assistant). Day 1: https://leuphana.zoom.us/j/94170832858?pwd=K0lzUjJjNXA1eGVBSW5VWTJGbWI5Zz09

Assistances (Working Title) w/ Valentina Desideri, Stefano Harney, Jason Hirata, Will Holder, Annick Kleizen, Cally Spooner, Eric Golo Stone, Mathilde Supe, Terre Thaemlitz, Marina Vishmidt

The event can also be attended online via Zoom (Password: assistant). Day 2: https://leuphana.zoom.us/j/95681732502?pwd=cWlwWko1ekxlMnp0VHZVVzNGVCt3QT09

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 …

Exhibition Opening Unterwerfungen

In the lecture performance entitled “Well, a fresh breeze with words and gestures”, the artist, performer, and musician Susanne Sachsse confronts asynchronicity, subtraction, gaps, and unlearning, posing the question: Who or what is this talking, when the talk is about me? Susanne …

„Bashtaalak sa’at“ (Shall I Compare You to a Summer’s Day?) by Mohammad Shawky Hassan

Filmscreening “Bashtaalak sa’at” (Shall I Compare You to a Summer’s Day?) by Mohammad Shawky Hassan (66 min, AR & E with English ST, EG, LB, D 2022). A glance leads to a smile, a smile to a rendezvous: every love story begins the same way. These narratives are stored in …

Reflections and Oppositional Art. Responsibility, Aesthetics… Humor (Because Without Humor The Work Would Be Dead)

Sands Murray-Wassink’s paintings and especially his performances deal with identity politics and the performance of the explicit body. In doing so they follow a tradition of Performance Art that aimed to blur the borders between life and art that became prominent in the 1960s and 1970s. …

ReproReality HackLab 005 – 006, FertilityCave 1.0.7

»ReproReality HackLabs« are a series of gatherings of likeminded and associated as well as individuals to discuss ideas and develop tools around Reproductive Technologies. They aim to extract these Technologies from their biopolitical determination. »ReproReality HackLabs« are hosted by a lifeline …

The Embedded Critic. Writing About Art in Latin America

This lecture will address art criticism in 20th Century Latin America through a strategic focus on the writings of three remarkable women: Nelly Richard, Suely Rolnik and Marta Traba. All three follow conceptions of criticism which draw from Roland Barthes’ notion of the »eternally written« text, …

Assistances (Working Title)

A two-day workshop with Valentina Desideri, Stefano Harney, Jason Hirata, Will Holder, Annick Kleizen, Cally Spooner, Eric Golo Stone, Mathilde Supe, Terre Thaemlitz, Marina Vishmidt

The assistant who doesn’t identify with their work is often a bringer of horrible mood, which is not to be underestimated. In fact, it can serve us as a methodology...

Conceptual Paradise

Ausstellung

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 …

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 …

Services

Conditions and relations of project-oriented artistic practices. The findings of a working group and an exhibition. Exhibition: Video tapes of the meetings of the working groups and material documenting projects, exhibitions, and organisations which have re-defined the relation of artists and …

Twice

Artist Park McArthur joins the M.A. Cultures of Critique at the Leuphana University Lüneburg for the 2023/24 winter term to conceptualize an exhibition for the Kunstraum. McArthur’s engagement with the Kunstraum begins with a listening session on October 25 and concludes with a public symposium and exhibition in January 2024. Under the influence of disabled artists’ ongoing experiments in description, McArthur’s exhibitionary desires are guided by and bound to the materiality of disability access (Geelia Ronkina).