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Design and Crafts (jewellery)
Visual Arts (painting, sculpture, wall picture)
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House of World Cultures

Georgina Beier was born in London in 1936 and left Britain for Nigeria in the late 1950s. In 1963, she established and conducted the annual Mbari Mbayo painting and printmaking workshop in Oshogbo, which became an influential local arts center. Beier has worked in all media but is best known as a...

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Bildende Kunst (Bildhauerei, Malerei, Wandbild)
Design & Kunstgewerbe (Schmuck)

Georgina Beier wurde 1936 in London geboren, verließ Großbritannien in den späten fünfziger Jahren und zog nach Nigeria. 1963 initiierte sie den jährlichen Mbari Mbayo Workshop für Malerei und Druckgrafik in Oshogbo, den sie auch leitete. Beier arbeitet in allen...

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history, irony
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Music (pop, rock)
Visual Arts (Film, painting, performance, sculpture, video art)
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Is Danius Kesminas a Gotthilf Fischer of the art business? Wherever the Australian is living he seems to found a band and is presently involved in three of them which, in linking art ancient and modern with rock cover songs, draw parallels between high art and pop at the cost of the art circus.

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Geschichte, Ironie
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Bildende Kunst (Bildhauerei, Film, Malerei, Performance, Videokunst)
Musik (Pop, Rock)

Ist Danius Kesminas ein Gotthilf Fischer des Kunstbetriebs? Wo immer sich der Australier aufhält, scheint er eine Band zu gründen. Mindestens drei solcher Projekte verfolgt der hyperaktive Künstler zurzeit – immer mit starken Bezügen zur bildenden Kunst. So verbinden sich...

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Aborigines, multi-culturalism
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Performing Arts (cabaret, comedy, storytelling)
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Ningali Lawford is one of Australia´s most admired aboriginal performers. In her shows she uses both traditional and modern song and dance as well as traditional storytelling and modern slapstick comedy to show the culture of the first Australians and the problems of co-existence in Australia´s...

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Aborigines, Multikulturalität
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Performing Arts (Comedy, Kabarett, Storytelling)

Ningali Lawford ist eine der angesehensten Aborigine-Performerinnen Australiens. In ihren Shows nutzt sie traditionellen und zeitgenössischen Gesang und Tanz, die alte Kunst des Geschichtenerzählens, aber auch Stand up-Comedy, um über die Kultur der australischen Ureinwohner und die...

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Ningali Lawford

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Performing Arts (performance)
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Yuan Mor´O Marquez Ocampo is a cultural resource person, and a visual, performance artist. He has performed his "Performative Art Pieces" in several International Performance Art Festivals in Asia and Europe.

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Yuan Mor'O Ocampa

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Colin Johnson , Mudrooroo Narogin , Mudrooroo Nyoongah
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Aborigines, colonialism, identity, marginalisation, post-colonialism, racism, tradition
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Written and spoken word (drama, essay, novel, poetry, script)
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Born in 1938 as Colin Johnson in Narrogin in West Australia, Mudrooroo wrote the novel “Wild Cat Falling” in 1965 and has since been known as the father of aboriginal literature. His extensive opus includes autobiographical texts, novels, poetry, literary criticism, film-scripts and dramas and has...

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Aborigines, Identität, Kolonialismus, Marginalisierung, Postkolonialismus, Rassismus, Tradition
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Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Dichtung, Drama, Drehbuch, Essay, Roman)

Der 1938 als Colin Johnson in Narrogin, West-Australien, geborene Mudrooroo gilt seit seinem 1965 erschienenen Roman „Wild Cat Falling" als Begründer der so genannten Aborigines-Literatur. Das Oeuvre des Vielschreibers umfasst autobiografische Texte, Romane, Lyrik, Literaturkritik,...

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catastrophe, death, fire, identity, memory, time, transformation
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Visual Arts (environmental art, installation art, photography, sculpture)
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Katsushige Nakahashi creates artworks from photography that question Japanese society and culture, by exploring their structure and peculiarities. Nakahashi’s monumental ten-year long ‘Zero’ project, involves sticking together several thousand photographs of toy models of Zero fighter planes to...

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colonialism, outsider, prostitution, racism, sexuality
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Film (documentary, feature film)
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Born in 1945 in Brisbane in Queensland, Australia, Denis O´Rourke is one of the most successful and controversial Australian documentary film-makers of recent years. For his socially critical and provocative documentary fiction Half Life and Cunnamulta he received awards at film festivals including...

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Außenseiter, Kolonialismus, Prostitution, Rassismus, Sexualität
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Film (Dokumentarfilm, Spielfilm)

Der 1945 in Brisbane, Queensland (Australien), geborene Dennis O’Rourke ist einer der erfolgreichsten und gleichzeitig streitbarsten australischen Dokumentarfilmer der Gegenwart. Für seine sozialkritischen und provozierenden Documentary Fictions "Half Life" und "Cunnamulla"...

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Dawn Albinger , Scotia Monkivitch , Julie Robson
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communication, death, women
genre (subgenre):
Performing Arts (performance, theatre)
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Intercult

Sacred Cow (Dawn Albinger, Scotia Monkivitch and Julie Robson) is a Brisbane-based theatre ensemble that formed in 1999 to work in the pursuit of adventurous and original performance. In early 2001 the group became part of the Brisbane Powerhouse Centre for Live Arts “Incubator Program”, designed...

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history, memory, modernity, myth, politics
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Visual Arts (installation art, sculpture)
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House of World Cultures

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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Music (chamber music for percussion, classical music, composition, film-music, Opera)
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Visiting Arts

Recent commissions include HISTOIRE, based on the text by Witold Gombrowicz, directed by Galin Stoev, a co-production between Academie Schloss Solitude,Stuttgart and Teatro Colon (Chamber Opera Hall) in Buenos Aires.

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Oscar Strasnoy

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civilisation, mysticism, nature
genre (subgenre):
Film (adventure film, comedy, historical film, thriller)
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Born in 1944 in Sydney in Australia, Peter Weir has progressed from being a self-taught film-maker to being a mainstream entertainer. Only one year after making his low-budget first film The Cars that ate Paris (1974), he achieved an international success with Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975). He...

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Mystik, Natur, Zivilisation
Genre (Subgenres):
Film (Abenteuerfilm, Historienfilm, Komödie, Thriller)

Peter Weir (geb. 1944) gehört zu den australischen Filmemachern, die den erfolgreichen Wechsel von der Arbeit des engagierten Autodidakten zum Regisseur perfekter Mainstream-Unterhaltung à la Hollywood geschafft haben. Nur ein Jahr nach seinem Low Budget-Erstling "The Cars That Ate...

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