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Rabih Mroué

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Shifting Utopias: A 500-Year-Old Book Inspires a Moving Image Biennial   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Andrea Büttner, Jan Fabre, Michael Fliri, Chiara Fumai, Johan Grimonprez, Fabrice Hyber, Rabih Mroué, Ana Prvacki, Michael Rakowitz, Gilad Ratman, A Dog Republic, Albert Serra, Nedko Solakov, Slavs and Tatars, Javier Téllez, Grazia Toderi, Sander Breure & Witte van Hulzen, Angel Vergara, Gilberto Zorio at Contour vzw - Mechelen August 29th, 2015 - November 8th, 2015
Posted 9/25/15
In 1515 the English statesman and humanist Thomas More visited the cities of Mechelen and Antwerp—now in present-day Flanders—where he wrote his best-known work, Utopia, a fictional account detailing the social, religious, and political structures of a made-up island in the New World. Five hundred years later, can a Renaissance philosopher’s musings on the political and social foundations of a hypothetical society resonate? Nicola Setari, curator of Contour 7, Mechelen’... [more]
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Frame Within a Frame: Sylvère Lotringer at Haus der Kulturen der Welt   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Eric Baudelaire, Catherine David, Marguerite Duras, Harun Farocki & Antje Ehmann, Jean Eustache, David Goldblatt, Jean-Marie Straub/Danièle Huillet, Hassan Khan, Thierry Knauff, Joachim Koester, Sylvère Lotringer, Vincent Meessen, Christine Meisner, Rabih Mroué, Peter Nestler, Olaf Nicolai, Melik Ohanian, Volker Pantenburg, Christopher Pinney, Ben Russell, Eszter Salamon, Florian Schneider, Efrat Shvily, Eyal Sivan, Hito Steyerl, Ito Takashi, Eduardo Thomas, Matsumoto Toshio, Jeff Wall, Wim Wenders, Klaus Wildenhahn, Christopher Williams at Haus der Kulturen der Welt May 31st, 2012 - June 3rd, 2012
Posted 6/26/12
As part of Haus der Kulturen der Welt’s Berlin Documentary Forum last month, writer and theorist Sylvère Lotringer presented a three-part lecture series called Framing Death, examining changing representations of death in contemporary culture. In the third presentation, certainly the most ambitious and expansive of the series, Lotringer screened Wim Wenders and Nicholas Ray’s 1980 film Lightning Over Water. The screening was interspersed with recordings of interviews Lotringer did himself with the... [more]
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