Pop Up Book Club
NO WALLS Part 2
Finnisage and Freitaglos Lottery
curated by Žarko Aleksić and Jelena Micić
8.04 – 23.04.2016
Balkanization is the colloquial geopolitical term originally referred to division of Balkan Peninsula to states and regions, the ethnic and political fragmentation after the breakup of the Ottoman Empire. However, the term is not exclusively used only in relation to Balkans, or most often disintegration of Yugoslavia in the 1990s, but also in the broader context – to any kind of division of a multinational state into smaller ethnically homogeneous entities.
MAYDAYS Moving Image Festival
A weekend of film presentations.
ANTI * COLONIAL FANTASIES and decolonial strategies of empowerment
curated by Imayna Caceres
21.05 – 28.05.2016
Our curatorial strategy will consist in collectively producing meaning as people of colour from different diasporas as well as migrants —both inhabiting histories in parallel. The artists students and lecturers of colour will be invited to engage with notions of decoloniality from below addressing specific issues from the geopolitics of bodies and lands, departing from forms of resistance, social critiques and knowledge production.
Please see OPEN CALL.
curated by Deniz Güvensoy
4.06 – 18.06.16
Aporia, an old worn out Greek term as Derrida states; plays with the logic of binary
oppositions which are fundamental for identity construction. Aporia share the same roots
with the word ‘Poros’ which means ‘Passage’ in Greek and it indicates an impasse where
there is no longer the possibility to take a step, to move any further, to pass the threshold.
It represents ‘undecidability’, ‘a feeling of being paralyzed’, ‘confusion’ and ‘insolubility’.
Aporetic concepts are self – contradictory which means they can only be possible by
imposing a contradiction to themselves. In the exhibition ‘Aporias’; artworks search ways to
question the nature of the lines that form stable meanings. The conditions, which create
Aporias and how they can be represented visually, is the main question of the exhibition. In
the works; aporias related to Self, body, land and physical material are questioned.
Please see OPEN CALL.