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consumerism, identity
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Performing Arts (installation)
Visual Arts (photography, video art)
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House of World Cultures

Song Dong is an avantgarde installation artist from China. Conceptual interests are at the centre of his practice, which embraces photography, installation and video. Emerging from a strong Beijing-based avantgarde performance art community, Song Dong´s practice explores notions of perception,...

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Song Dong

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homeland, Islam, politics, trauma
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Visual Arts (installation art)
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Born in Teheran in 1962, Parastou Forouhar has been living in Germany since 1991 and contrasting her memory of Iran with her present awareness of Germany. The more painful her dream of Persian culture, the brighter its sparkle. Since the end of the 90s she has been urgently furthering democracy in...

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Heimat, Islam, Politik, Trauma
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Bildende Kunst (Installation)

Parastou Forouhar, 1962 in Teheran geboren, lebt seit 1991 in Deutschland. Ihre Arbeiten thematisieren die Spannung zwischen der Erinnerung an den Iran und der Gegenwart in Deutschland. Die persische Kultur nimmt dabei die Stelle eines Traumes ein, der umso prächtiger funkelt, je tiefer der...

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Subodh Gupta, born in Khagaul, Bihar, in 1964, studied at the College of Arts and Crafts, Patna. He has had solo exhibitions of his paintings/sculptural installations in Delhi, Mumbay/Bombay, Amsterdam and New York since 1997. Group exhibitions include, in 2003: "the tree from the seed"...

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colonialism, globalisation, history, human rights, humanism, identity, interculturalism, memory, multi-culturalism, politics, Society, time, transformation
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Visual Arts (curating art)
Written and spoken word (column, criticism, essay, poetry, translation)
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‘A receiving station’ is how Ranjot Hoskote once characterized poetry in an interview. It can tune into frequencies of all kinds without the poet having to be aware of what he is receiving. He waits, receives, crystallizes and weaves a coherent but open whole. The poet, culture-critic and...

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Erinnerung, Geschichte, Globalisierung, Identität, Interkulturalismus, Kolonialismus, Menschenrechte, Multikulturalität, Politik, Transformation, Zeit
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Bildende Kunst (Curating Art)
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Übersetzung, Dichtung, Essay, Kolumne, Kritik)

„Eine Empfangsstation”, so charakterisiert Ranjit Hoskote Dichtung in einem Interview. Sie kann sich in Frequenzen aller Art eintunen, ohne dass der Dichter sich dessen bewusst sein muss, was empfangen wird – er wartet, empfängt, kristallisiert, spinnt ein zusammenhängendes aber offenes...

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Ranjit Hoskote

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Statement of the artist for the «Postcard Project» of the House of World Cultures "To explain - to write about and demonstrate through exhibitions - what ´contemporary art´ is in a truly global, cosmopolitan...

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Erinnerung, Geschichte, Transformation
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Bildende Kunst (Curating Art)

Der Kurator und Kunsthistoriker Wu Hung wuchs in Beijing auf, wo er ein Studium der Kunstgeschichte an der Central Academy of Fine Arts abschloss. Zwischen 1973-78 arbeitete er als wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter im Palace Museum in der Verbotenen Stadt in Beijing, danach ging er als Doktorand an...

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Buddhism, energy, gender, identity, media, nature, racism, religion, spirituality, technology
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Visual Arts (installation art, mixed media, video art)
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Gazing down in meditation, the Buddha statue’s head is braided in a web of cameras, each a staring eye with a black pupil. Buddha has arrived in the present and is being observed by cameras, each of which is recording his meditation for world-wide distribution and replication. Big brother has his...

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Buddhismus, Energie, Gender, Identität, Medien, Natur, Rassismus, Religion, Spiritualität, Technologie
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Bildende Kunst (Installation, Multimedia, Videokunst)

Der versunken nach unten blickende Kopf der Buddha-Statue ist umsponnen von einem Netz aus Webcams, jede ein Auge mit schwarzer Pupille, das auf ihn blickt. Buddha ist in der Gegenwart angekommen – er wird von Kameras observiert, seine Meditation wird vielfach aufgezeichnet, vervielfältigt...

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death, exile
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Written and spoken word (essay, poetry)
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Yang Lian is one of the main poets now using Chinese and is the most translated into German. His vast output is marked by pathos, a concern for style, and a zest for experimentation. Since the bloody suppression of the Chinese movement for democracy on 4th June, 1989, he has chosen to live abroad....

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Yang Lian

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beauty, body, colonialism, dream, globalisation, interculturalism, metropolises, migration, mobility, perception, popular culture, racism, rebellion, transformation
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Visual Arts (collage, curating art, installation art, performance, sculpture)
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Shaheen Merali is an artist, curator, researcher, writer, observer and globetrotter, who absorbs the cultural and social peculiarities of everywhere he visits. His art work has been widely exhibited and he has curated over twenty international exhibitions. Merali holds a BA (Hons) in Fine Art...

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Globalisierung, Interkulturalismus, Körper, Kolonialismus, Metropole, Migration, Mobilität, Populärkultur, Rassismus, Rebellion, Schönheit, Transformation, Traum, Wahrnehmung
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Bildende Kunst (Bildhauerei, Collage, Curating Art, Installation, Performance)

Die kulturellen und sozialen Besonderheiten jedes von ihm besuchten Ortes fängt der Künstler, Kurator, Wissenschaftler, Autor, Beobachter und Globetrotter Shaheen Merali leidenschaftlich ein. Seine Kunst wurde weithin ausgestellt und er kuratierte über 20 internationale...

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history, memory, modernity, myth, politics
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Visual Arts (installation art, sculpture)
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The installations of the Chinese artist Shen Shaomin look at first like distorted images of reality but turn out to be facades behind which a network of meanings alludes to their historical and political backgrounds. Nearly always his artistic themes reach way back into his childhood. By mingling...

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Erinnerung, Geschichte, Moderne, Mythos, Politik
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Bildende Kunst (Bildhauerei, Installation)

Die Installationen des chinesischen Künstlers Shen Shaomin wirken zunächst wie verzerrte Abbilder der Realität. Sie entpuppen sich jedoch als Fassaden, hinter denen ein Netz von Bedeutungen auf historische und politische Hintergründe verweist. Fast immer reichen seine...

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colonialism, politics, post-colonialism
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Written and spoken word (general)
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International Festival of Literature Berlin (ilb)

The Indian writer and diplomat Shashi Tharoor was born in 1956 in London at the time his father worked for the English-language Indian newspaper ´The Statesman´. Tharoor studied in India and in the U.S., where at age 22 he received a doctorate in law and diplomacy. He then worked for the United...

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Kolonialismus, Politik, Postkolonialismus
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Der indische Schriftsteller und Diplomat Shashi Tharoor wurde 1956 in London geboren, als sein Vater dort die Zeitung „The Statesman“ vertrat. Seine Ausbildung erhielt er in Bombay, Kalkutta, Delhi sowie den Vereinigten Staaten, wo er mit 22 Jahren in Jura promovierte und anschließend in den...

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people, Utopia
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Visual Arts (curating art, installation art, object)
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Visiting Arts

Rirkrit Tiravanija has transformed the constant movement and cultural interaction of his own life into an engaged conceptual art practice. Born in Buenos Aires in 1961, of Thai origin, he was raised in Thailand, Ethiopia and Canada and educated in Chicago and New York. He now lives between Berlin...

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