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crossroads:
family, gender, tradition
genre (subgenre):
Film (comedy, melodrama, roadmovie)
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House of World Cultures

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Crossroads:
Familie, Gender, Tradition
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Film (Komödie, Melodrama, Roadmovie)

Die Filme des 1945 in Adana (Türkei) geborenen Ali Özgentürk laden den Zuschauer ein, seine Helden auf ungewöhnlichen Abschnitten ihres Lebens zu begleiten und ihre Höhen und Tiefen in skurriler wie auch dramatischer Weise mitzuerleben. Schon Özgentürks erster...

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borderline experience, gender, sexuality, violence
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Performing Arts (performance)
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Born in Belgrade in 1946, Marina Abramoviç is one of the most important performance artists of our time. In her performances she tests social taboos and her body´s limits of endurance. For Marina Abromoviç the body is raw material for artistic, aesthetic and ethical practice. After...

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Gender, Gewalt, Grenzerfahrung, Sexualität
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Performing Arts (Performance)

Die 1946 in Belgrad geborene Marina Abramoviç ist eine der bedeutendsten Performance-Künstlerinnen unserer Zeit. Sie testet in ihren Kunstaktionen die Grenzen der Belastbarkeit des eigenen Körpers genauso aus wie gesellschaftliche Tabus. Der Körper ist für...

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consumerism, gender, violence
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (painting, photography)
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Rovena Agolli, hailed as "one of the most promising young artists in Albania" by Edi Muka, Director of the International Center of Culture in Tirana, is a painter and installation artist. Her work explores the tension between the dreams, aspirations and illusions of represented images...

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desert, gender
genre (subgenre):
Written and spoken word (novel, story)
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ARTIST STATEMENT/ POSTCARD PROJECT OF THE HOUSE OF WORLD CULTURES 2007 ´What is writing, is it life, is it the life or is it the life the writer is writing. How is it, when the writer does not get recognition or success - how will be his life, how will it look like? How he can stand to himself...

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Gender, Wüste
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Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Erzählung, Roman)

Miral Al-Tahawi, geboren 1968 in Sharqiya in Ägypten, wuchs in einer Beduinenfamilie auf. Sie studierte Literaturwissenschaft und arbeitet gegenwärtig als Lehrbeauftragte an der Universität in Kairo. Ihre erste Erzählsammlung „Riem al-barari al-mostahila“ („Die...

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Mikhalchuk
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ambivalence, borderline experience, gender, identity, power
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (installation art, photography)
Written and spoken word (poetry, Verse)
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Anna Alchuk is a poet and an artist who works in video, visual poetry, installation and photography. Her interests lie in the visual manifestations of the collective unconscious of Russia during the Soviet era and today. She reconstructs and re-sites existing images of men and women, or invites...

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Anna Alchuk

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everyday life, gender, labelling, sexuality
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (collage, installation art, painting)
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Ghada Amer was born in Cairo, Egypt, in 1963, studied painting and fine arts in Nice, Boston, and Paris, and has been exhibiting her works since the early 1990s. From the very beginning of her career, Amer has been engaged in an investigation of the stereotypical notions, images, and techniques of...

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gender, history
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Visual Arts (sculpture)
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The paper sculptures from the Japanese artist Mutsumi Aoki, now living in Germany, are like cocoons vacated by humans. These fragile creations show only the humans´ outer layer, their clothing, but this seems to be as intimately associated with their bodies, as if still warm from the contact. These...

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Mutsumi Aoki

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Aids, children & youth, crime, ecology, family, gender
genre (subgenre):
Performing Arts (children & youth, education)
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Arts-in-Action (AiA) functions as the Theatre-in-Education Outreach Unit of the Centre for Creative and Festival Arts at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine. Operating as a self funded not-for-profit entity within arts and cultural industry of Trinidad and Tobago, Arts-in-Action is...

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Alev Azize Yıldırım
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gender, identity, racism
genre (subgenre):
Music (Oriental hiphop, rap)
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Born in Berlin in 1971, Aziza A. is the first German-Turkish rapper and has developed oriental hiphop by blending hiphop with traditional Turkish features. Though not a strident feminist, she raps in Turkish or German about migration and the desires of Turkish women born in Germany. She has...

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Gender, Identität, Rassismus
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Musik (Oriental HipHop, Rap)

Die 1971 in Berlin geborene Aziza A. ist die erste deutsch-türkische Rapperin und HipHop-Musikerin. Sie hat den "Oriental HipHop", ihren eigenen musikalischen Stil, entwickelt, der traditionelle türkische Elemente mit purem HipHop verbindet. Sie rappt zweisprachig auf...

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Compagnie Tchétché
crossroads:
gender, identity, modernity, tradition
genre (subgenre):
Performing Arts (dance, dance / choreography)
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The dancer and choreographer Béatrice Kombé Gnapa belongs to the second generation of the African avant-garde and in 1997 founded a dance-troupe consisting only of women. Its name Tchétché (eagle) alludes to a ‘creative force which is high-flying and free’, faithful to...

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Crossroads:
Gender, Identität, Moderne, Tradition
Genre (Subgenres):
Performing Arts (Tanz, Tanz / Choreografie)

Die Tänzerin und Choreografin Béatrice Kombé Gnapa gehört zur zweiten Generation der zeitgenössischen afrikanischen Tanzavantgarde. 1997 gründete sie die ausschließlich aus Frauen bestehende Tanzcompany “Tchétché“, zu deutsch “Adler“. Damit ist...

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children & youth, gender, poverty
genre (subgenre):
Film (action film, adaption, melodrama, political film, thriller)
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Born in Buenos Aires in Argentina in 1946, Hector Babenco spent several years as a young man in travelling round Europe, Africa and North America before settling in São Paulo in the early 70s. A self-taught film-maker, he planned his first films in the style of cinema novo but, due to the...

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Crossroads:
Armut, Gender, Kinder
Genre (Subgenres):
Film (Action-Film, Literaturverfilmung, Melodrama, Politischer Film, Thriller)

Hector Babenco, 1946 in Buenos Aires, Argentinien, geboren, bereiste als junger Mann mehrere Jahre Europa, Afrika und Nordamerika, bevor er sich Anfang der siebziger Jahre in São Paulo niederließ. Seine ersten Produktionen im Stil des "cinema novo" konnte der Autodidakt wegen...

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