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7th Berlin Biennale

Posted on: Mai 30th, 2011 by admin

7th Berlin Biennale Statements

“7th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Politics” by Artur Żmijewski

Can art influence reality? Most likely yes, but not when it acts alone. It can only do so if it is one of the many forces at play that work towards change. More >

“Doing things with art” by Joanna Warsza

The Biennale brings together diverse, ideologically varied projects that expose political oppositions and testify to the fact that the same disputes that take place in society also cut across the world of art. More >

Foreword from “Act for Art” by Gabriele Horn

The projects by the artists that Artur Żmijewski, Voina, and Joanna Warsza invited to participate in this Biennale are almost without exception new productions, experiments that will be tested in reality. More >

The 7th Berlin Biennale took place from April 27 to July 1, 2012.

THE CURATORS PRESENT THE PROJECT OF ANTANAS MOCKUS IN A GUIDED TOUR TROUGH THE 7TH BERLIN BIENNALE.

The complete guided tour coming soon.

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Reflections on the “Peace Wall”

With this essay, I aim to reflect on some of the issues that have arisen through the project “Peace Wall” and have shaped my opinion about how to work as a “critical” artist within the public domain. [...]More >

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We should dare to begin

To art connoisseurs the 7th Berlin Biennale is lacking in sex appeal. To art critic Hanno Rauterberg, a Biennale of gratification would have been ideal. A Biennale encompassing art with a clear stance, challenging to its observer, which does not only allude to flaws but also strives to sway is, to art critic Hanno Rauterberg, an unpleasant duty. [...]More >

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“Forget Fear” – a foreword by Artur Żmijewski

This publication is a report on the process of arriving at real action within culture, at an artistic pragmatism. What interested us were concrete activities leading to visible effects. We were interested in finding answers, not asking questions. [...]More >

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Call for Unity!

Join the initiative of ‘The Romani Elders’ and ERCF with your signature! In the framework of the 7th Berlin Biennale a Civil Initiative, led by The Romani Elders, advocates for the completion of the Memorial for the Sinti and Roma murdered under the National Socialist Regime. [...]More >

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Interview with Khaled Jarrar

I didn’t grow up as a child. I grew up as a fighter. When the first Intifada started, I was eleven years old. And every morning, instead of going to school, I went to throw stones [...]More >

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An open letter to #OccupyBiennale

Some weeks have passed since the #OccupyBiennale started. The framework was/is a difficult one: a contemporary art exhibition, probably the most famous one in Europe. Most artists would pay to be there, to have an extra line in their CV that adds Berlin Biennale. [...]More >

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“Art in defense of democracy” by Jonas Staal

The struggle of art in the twentieth century is characterized by an aspiration for freedom. It has battled the church, the state and the wealthy bourgeoisie in order to no longer have to serve a religious, political or economic agenda. [...]More >

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New National Art

The exhibition as well as the accompanying research project “New National Art” have been developed by the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw as a collaboration in solidarity with the 7th Berlin Biennale. [...]More >

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Interview with Łukasz Surowiec

I give something special to Germany. [...]More >

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“Sunray” – a project by Paweł Althamer

On May 18 in Minsk, Belarus more than 150 people in golden suits walked two miles to welcome the sun.More >

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Video reports from the St. Elisabeth-Church

The “Draftsmen’s Congress” is a continuous meeting of people who talk using images instead of words. Everyone is invited to join the discussion through paint, charcoal, collage, and other traditional materials and techniques. [...]More >

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Indignadxs: a film about Occupy Biennale

People from the emerging social movements have chosen to participate in the 7th Berlin Biennale for many reasons, some personal, some collectively shared. Above all, the Kunst-Werke provides us with a space to bring together participants from different countries around the world. [...]More >

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“Free Pussy Riot” Demonstration in Berlin

The solidarity demonstration against repression in Russia and for the release of political prisoners with the motto Free Pussy Riot started at Neptunbrunnen (Alexanderplatz) on May 11, 2012 at 4 pm.More >

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Navigating social capital in support of the occupations: some advice for institutions

As spring turns to summer turns to fall turns to winter, the evolution of the occupations of the squares worldwide continues apace. A growing resistance to power has, once again, captured the imaginations of people worldwide. [...]More >

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OCCUPY A MUSEUM NEAR YOU!

Noah Fischer in conversation with Joanna Warsza and Florian Malzacher. [...]More >

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Daniel Miller in conversation with Martin Zet

Daniel Miller: Martin, was it ever your plan to burn these books? [...]More >

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Quotes from an interview with Lonia Jebnięty (engl.: Leo the Fucknut)

This text is an abridged version of the interview “Yes, the Truth is With Us”, which will be published in the first publication of the 7th Berlin Biennale. [...]More >

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The Outraged Are Among Us

By Marcin Śliwa. “I’m ill and have a fever. I’m at home, following the Outraged, and scheming; for a moment I’m away from the procedures of the everyday. I’m outraged, too. My head, burning with fever, produces a stream of sneezing and revolutionary thought. [...]“More >

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Flames in their Heads

On January 12 as part of the 7th Berlin Biennale, Czech artist Martin Zet launched the project “Deutschland schafft es ab” (Germany gets rid of it) in Berlin. The work is directed against the message presented in a widely discussed book by Thilo Sarrazin [...]More >

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Universalizing the Exception

Joanna Warsza: “You’re the kind of artist who monitors other artists and the art scene in general. You publish interviews with culture producers, you’re the artistic director of the periodical Krytyka Polityczna, and you have been appointed the curator of the 7th Berlin Biennale. [...]“More >

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7th Berlin Biennale venues

Akademie der Künste

Pariser Platz 4, D-10117 Berlin More >
Akademie der Künste

Charité

Sauerbruchweg 2, D–10117 Berlin More >
Charité

Collegium Hungaricum Berlin

Dorotheenstrasse 12, D–10117 Berlin More >
Collegium Hungaricum Berlin

Deutschlandhaus

Stresemannstrasse 90, D-10963 Berlin More >
Deutschlandhaus

FRIEDRICHSTRASSE/ BESSELSTRASSE

Friedrichstrasse 226, D-10969 Berlin More >
FRIEDRICHSTRASSE/ BESSELSTRASSE

Hebbel Am Ufer – Hau Eins

Stresemannstrasse 29, D-10963 Berlin More >
Hebbel Am Ufer – Hau Eins

HEBBEL AM UFER – HAU DREI

Tempelhofer Ufer 10, D-10963 Berlin More >
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KW Institute for Contemporary Art

Auguststrasse 69, D–10117 Berlin More >
KW Institute for Contemporary Art

Sophiensaele

Sophienstrasse 18, D–10178 Berlin More >
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St. Elisabeth-Church

Invalidenstrasse 3, D-10115 Berlin More >
St. Elisabeth-Church

Theaterdiscounter

Klosterstrasse 44, D–10179 Berlin More >
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Zeughauskino in German Historical Museum

Unter den Linden 2, D–10117 Berlin More >
Zeughauskino in German Historical Museum

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Posted on: Mai 30th, 2011 by admin

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