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AGITPROP: Harun Farocki's Serious Games   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
Harun Farocki at Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart February 6th, 2014 - January 18th
Posted 3/19/14

In a darkened, hermetic wing of the Hamburger Bahnhof, images are being instrumentalized: software put to use by the U.S. Army to train ground troops in Afghanistan is recycled to de-traumatize those very same soldiers returning as veterans. Presenting this unlikely process in his 2009-2010 series Serious Games, German video artist Harun Farocki reveals a reality incapable of reconciling with itself. Serious Games takes the form of four video cycles comprising three two-channel and one single-... [more]

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