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memory
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (installation art)
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The complex installations of the artist Georges Adéagbo, born in 1942 in Cotonou in Benin, range from documentation to narration. Starting with a central group of themes – historical and cultural references, and autobiographical experiences – he puts carefully chosen items like pictures,...

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communication, deconstruction, language
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Visual Arts (installation art)
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Born in 1955 in China, Xu Bing moved to the USA in 1990. He uses traditional techniques like calligraphy to make language less effective and thus to draw our attention to it as such. In effect he takes written words to pieces, to highlight their role in communication both within and between...

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deutsch
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Dekonstruktion, Kommunikation, Sprache
Genre (Subgenres):
Bildende Kunst (Installation)

Der 1955 in China geborene und 1990 in die USA emigrierte Künstler Xu Bing bedient sich traditioneller Techniken wie der chinesischen Kalligraphie, um in die kommunikative Funktion der Sprache einzugreifen, sie zu verändern, aufzulösen oder gar zu zerstören. Durch die...

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everyday life, gender, identity
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (object, painting, photography, video art)
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In figurative pictures painted in the wake of the neo-Mexicanism of the 1980s and partly combined with objects, Mónica Costello took themes from Mexican tradition and history and presented them in the guise of classical European art, Mexican folk art and religious kitsch blended as parody....

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deutsch
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Alltag, Gender, Identität
Genre (Subgenres):
Bildende Kunst (Fotografie, Malerei, Objektkunst, Videokunst)

In ihren im Umfeld des Neomexicanismo der achtziger Jahre entstehenden figurativen, zum Teil mit Gegenständen kombinierten Gemälden nimmt Mónica Castillo Themen mexikanischer Tradition und Geschichte auf, die sie im Gewande klassischer europäischer Hochkunst, mexikanischer...

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Marcos Reis Peixoto
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children & youth, everyday life, tradition
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (environmental art, installation art, performance)
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Marepe was born in 1970 in San Antônio de Jesus, Bahia, Brazil, and has been exhibiting his work nationally and internationally since the early 1990s. Marepe’s work has evolved from a deep connection with the local traditions, customs, and materials of Bahia, the Northeastern region of Brazil...

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beauty, birth, identity
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (photography, video art)
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Sweeping economic, political and ideological changes have taken place in the last couple of decades in the People´s Republic of China – changes to which especially young, westernised artists like Feng Mengbo, born in 1966 in Beijing, are reacting. Feng Mengbo has been working since the early 90s...

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Angst, Identität, Schönheit
Genre (Subgenres):
Bildende Kunst (Fotografie, Videokunst)

Ein rasanter ökonomischer, politischer und ideologischer Wandel hat sich in den vergangenen zwei Jahrzehnten in der Volksrepublik China vollzogen, auf den vor allem junge, westlich orientierte Künstler wie der 1966 in Peking/Beijing geborene Feng Mengbo reagieren. Er arbeitet seit den...

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Feng Mengbo

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gender, Islam, modernity
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Visual Arts (photography, video art)
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Hardly any other Iranian artist won acclaim as quickly as Shirin Neshat at the end of the 90s. Born in Iran in 1957, she studied art at the University of California; and her fame rests on photographs and videos contrasting Islam and the West, men and women, constraints and desires, the public and...

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deutsch
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Gender, Islam, Moderne
Genre (Subgenres):
Bildende Kunst (Fotografie, Videokunst)

Kaum ein anderer Künstler des Irans ist gegen Ende der neunziger Jahre so schnell bekannt geworden wie die in New York lebende Shirin Neshat. In ihren Fotografien und Videos bearbeitet sie Gegensätze: zwischen westlicher und islamischer Kultur, Männern und Frauen, öffentlichen...

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beauty, body, cult, sexuality
genre (subgenre):
Film (general)
Visual Arts (installation art, photography, sculpture)
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deutsch
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Körper, Kult, Schönheit, Sexualität
Genre (Subgenres):
Bildende Kunst (Bildhauerei, Fotografie, Installation)
Film (allgemein)

Mario Cravo Neto gehört zu den bedeutendsten zeitgenössischen Fotografen. Im Mittelpunkt seiner meist schwarzweißen Aufnahmen stehen Menschen aus seiner Heimatregion, dem brasilianischen Bundesstaat Bahia, Freunde und Mitglieder seiner Familie, die er in klar komponierte, archaisch...

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Film (documentary, video)
Visual Arts (photography, photomontage)
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Born in Luanda in 1951, Antonio Olé counts as being one of the most important artists in Angola. As an internationally acclaimed photographer and film-maker, he has created a rich panorama of his land´s recent history, and his works are to be seen in exhibitions, at festivals and at art...

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Bildende Kunst (Fotografie, Fotomontage)
Film (Dokumentarfilm, Video)

Antonio Olé, 1951 in Luanda geboren, zählt zu den bedeutendsten Künstlern Angolas. Der international renommierte Fotograf und Filmemacher hat in zahlreichen Dokumentarfilmen und Fotoserien ein reiches Panorama der jüngeren Geschichte seines Landes geschaffen. Seine Werke sind...

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violence
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (installation art, painting, sculpture)
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Born in 1960 in Barranquilla in Columbia, Jorge Rodríguez-Aguilar is concerned in his works with the pop-culture of Columbia in particular and of Latin America in general. Stimulated by the rich aesthetic inventions of simple people, he develops remarkable artefacts like constructivist...

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other language:
deutsch
Crossroads:
Gewalt
Genre (Subgenres):
Bildende Kunst (Bildhauerei, Installation, Malerei)

Jorge Rodríguez-Aguilar, geboren 1960 im kolumbischen Barranquilla, setzt sich in seinem Werk, das vor allem aus Objekten und Installationen besteht, mit der populären Kultur Kolumbiens wie allgemein Lateinamerikas auseinander. Angeregt vom ästhetischen Erfindungsreichtum der...

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