Black Post Box

May-Ayim-Ufer May-Ayim-Ufer, Berlin

Co-curators of the BLACK POST BOX, Gugulethu Duma and Dylan Greene, explore racial and cultural melancholy by centralizing the work of Saidiyah Hartman who asks, "...what if depression could be traced to histories of colonialism, genocide, slavery, exclusion, everyday segregation, and isolation that haunt all of our lives, rather than to biochemical imbalances? How can [...]

a’21: The new liberalism crises and the emergence of mediatised subjectivity_BAAB Collective

Germany - Deutschland

►a'21: The new liberalism crises and the emergence of mediatised subjectivity_BAAB Collective During in the last past decade Sudanese get harm by the US sanctions that affect the whole state and now we are shifting to neoliberal state supporting by US politics and come the question how the new system work and exactly when come [...]

The Body Undone Film Screening: „The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open“

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The Body Undone: In Conversation with Loss is a programme of film screenings and discussions organised by Sana Rizvi for Oyoun's EMBODIED ARTS FESTIVAL. The selected films look at various kinds of loss held by different bodies - with a focus on storytelling from new voices. Using film, an embodied memory in itself, an invitation [...]

a’21: Sudavision_BAAB Collective

Germany - Deutschland

► a'21: Sudavision_BAAB Collective This events aims to show how Sudanese men suffer to express gender equality and freedom of expression against class and race. It shows us who we are and presents our self to the other by using recycling materials. It is our way to point out claimant change in the global south. [...]

Decolonial Contemporary African Diasporic Visions | Exocé Kasongo at May-Ayim-Ufer

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The multidisciplinary afrocentric artist Exocé Kasongo will walk the ground at May-Ayim-Ufer in Berlin-Kreuzberg, he will move, dance, act, read and sing. He will wear clothes created by Souleyman, which feature the fabrics visualizing Exocé’s collage work. The performance is the culmination of Exocé’s five-month project D.C.A.D.V (Decolonial Contemporary African Diasporic Visions), a search for [...]

a’21: Alec Issigonis’s Relief and Mural Performance_Darağaç

Germany - Deutschland

►a'21: Alec Issigonis's Relief and Mural Performance_Darağaç Audience will be able to see how a public artwork is being produced in the collective. :: ABOUT THIS EVENT (EN/TR) :: This is a live broadcasting event. Illustrator Suat İlyus will transform the outer facade of a building in the neighborhood. Artist Ali Kanal will place the [...]

a’21: Becoming With Funghi_Mary Maggic

Germany - Deutschland

►a'21: Becoming With Fungi_Mary Maggic A bio art workshop with Mary Maggic. :: ABOUT THIS EVENT (EN/AR) :: Human industrial activity (petrochemical, agricultural, and pharmaceutical) has permanently altered the planet through the widespread presence of xenoestrogens, or endocrine disrupting compounds (EDCs). Molecules such as BPA, phthalates, PCBs, dioxins, and synthetic hormones have hormone-mimicking and displacing [...]

a’21: Can wonders lead to other synergies?_amberPlatform

Germany - Deutschland

The workshop focuses on the aesthetics of the cumulative nature of information that is unlearned and relearned in a holistic, experience-oriented, democratic and de-colonialist manner, in which the practice travels around the theory and the mainstream meanings attached are questioned. :: ABOUT THIS EVENT (EN/TR) :: How can we shift from post-digital ignorance to post-digital [...]

The Body Undone Q&A – „The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open“

Online

The Body Undone: In Conversation with Loss is a programme of film screenings and discussions organised by Sana Rizvi for Oyoun's EMBODIED ARTS FESTIVAL. The selected films look at various kinds of loss held by different bodies - with a focus on storytelling from new voices. Using film, an embodied memory in itself, an invitation [...]

The Body Undone Film Screening – „Debut“

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The Body Undone: In Conversation with Loss is a programme of film screenings and discussions organised by Sana Rizvi for Oyoun's EMBODIED ARTS FESTIVAL. The selected films look at various kinds of loss held by different bodies - with a focus on storytelling from new voices. Using film, an embodied memory in itself, an invitation [...]

Wer werden wir sein, wenn du uns nicht mehr erzählst? – Ein Performance-Abend mit Cornelia and Kerim Melik Becker

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Ein Performance-Abend mit Cornelia and Kerim Melik Becker Nach zwei Wochen Residency bei Oyoun gehen Cornelia und Kerim Becker auf die Bühne - lesen, singen, bewegen und spielen - und verkörpern ihre Fragestellungen und gesuchten Antworten mit lyrischer und musikalischer Sprache. “Ein geliebter Mensch stirbt. Wie erleben und verarbeiten seine nächsten Angehörigen – Lebensgefährtin und [...]

a’21: Threshold Infrastructures of Residual Spaces-I “Surplus of Destruction”

Germany - Deutschland

► a'21: Threshold Infrastructures of Residual Spaces-I “Surplus of Destruction” :: ABOUT THIS EVENT (EN/TR) :: Our workshop -in three parts- implicates complex cartographies of images of forced displacement and war circulating in the digital sphere. We are particularly interested in discussing the social, material, cultural, and political dimensions of digital media infrastructures and threshold infrastructures [...]

Black Trans Futures | Go Find Me

Germany - Deutschland

A talk with Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley dedicated to giving Black Trans people a space to speculate on their present allowing thought of how a Black Trans future could come from the space we are in now. Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley is a London- and Berlin-based Black trans artist, game developer and mother. Through video game aesthetics and technologies, [...]

a’21: Threshold Infrastructures of Residual Spaces-II Migrating images

Germany - Deutschland

►a'21: Threshold Infrastructures of Residual Spaces-II Migrating images :: ABOUT THIS EVENT (EN/TR) :: After several years spent on the global agenda with its normalised images of misery circulating both in mainstream and alternative channels, in September 2020 the infamous Moria camp was burned to the ground as a result of a riot. Perhaps this [...]

a’21: 
Inaccessible Present 4.0
_New Media Society

Germany - Deutschland

►a'21: Inaccessible Present 4.0 _New Media Society Audience will be able to see how a public artwork is being produced in the collective. :: ABOUT THIS EVENT (EN/AR) :: The seemingly irreversible changes which have occurred since the emergence of the pandemic also manifest themselves via dramatic transformations: a highly polarised and stigmatised ONLINE version [...]

Taking Root in the Flesh – An Evening of Dialogical Exploration and Performance

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Part 1 : Dialogical Exploration A discussion with Thokozani Heidi Sincuba, Jessica Korp, and Gugulethu ' Dumama' Duma - interpreting the work of Zora Neale Hurston today, from South African, Ethiopian-German, Moroccan and diasporic perspectives. The first part of the evening will be a discursive exploration where we will listen and learn from one another’s [...]

Hate, the Ultimate Form of Violence Against the Other?

Germany - Deutschland

We invite you to join this panel discussion organised by Artist-Activist Sujatro Ghosh. While opening up the discourses on hate, violence, propaganda, fascism and segregation, we will revisit the curatorial intentions of his project Geography of Hate as well as the artistic contexts of the different performances presented in the exhibition.  Geography of Hate questions [...]

Untangling the Mirage – Forms of Queerness and Resistance

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A conversation along with screenings of “Mirage” and “Untangle” by Avril Stormy Unger How do constructs of time and space shape an artistic expression that traverses several disciplines and socio-cultural contexts? How do we look at interdisciplinarity as a form of queer articulation? How do sexuality and queerness build a dialogue with the public space? [...]

a’21:Threshold Infrastructures of Residual Spaces III Border Infrastructures and Forensics

Germany - Deutschland

►a'21: Threshold Infrastructures of Residual Spaces-III :: ABOUT THIS EVENT (EN) :: Forensic Architecture (FA) is a research agency, based at Goldsmiths, University of London, carrying out investigations with and on behalf of communities and individuals affected by conflict, police brutality, border regimes and environmental violence. In this workshop, FA researcher Stefanos Levidis will discuss [...]

The Body Undone Film Screening: „Let My Body Speak“, „No Crying at the Dinner Table“ & „Kaala“

Germany - Deutschland

The Body Undone: In Conversation with Loss is a programme of film screenings and discussions organised by Sana Rizvi for Oyoun's EMBODIED ARTS FESTIVAL. The selected films look at various kinds of loss held by different bodies - with a focus on storytelling from new voices. Using film, an embodied memory in itself, an invitation [...]

BLACK AS I AM QUEER AS I AM BLACK: A Black Queer Poetics reading session

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A journey into black queer poetics through the music, poetry and performance works of self-identified black and queer artists from around the world. Kopano Maroga and Maneo Mohale are two black queer cuties who have some questions about what constitutes so called blackness and so called queerness in the realm of poetics. How does identity [...]

a’21: 
A Passion for Ignorance

Germany - Deutschland

:: ABOUT THIS EVENT (EN/AR) :: Ignorance, whether passive or active, conscious or unconscious, has always been a part of the human condition, Renata Salecl argues. What has changed in our post-truth, postindustrial world is that we often feel overwhelmed by the constant flood of information and misinformation. It sometimes seems impossible to differentiate between [...]

The Body Undone Q&A – „Let My Body Speak“ & „No Crying at the Dinner Table“

Online

The Body Undone: In Conversation with Loss is a programme of film screenings and discussions organised by Sana Rizvi for Oyoun's EMBODIED ARTS FESTIVAL. The selected films look at various kinds of loss held by different bodies - with a focus on storytelling from new voices. Using film, an embodied memory in itself, an invitation [...]

THE BODY IS: A MAP, A CAGE, A KEY: Embodied practice as research methodologies

Germany - Deutschland

A panel discussion between about embodied and body-based practice as a generative tool for excavation and research and its potential pitfalls of reductionism and the re-application of oppressive body politics. Moderated by Kopano Maroga. Through the diverse practices of Dr. Maiada Aboud, Ahmad Hijazi (Cyclomorphosis) and Dumama we investigate the ways in which embodied and [...]

a’21: Safety From Artificial Intelligence_amberPlatform

Germany - Deutschland

►a'21: Safety From Artificial Intelligence_amberPlatform How can we protect ourselves from this surveillance? What kind of application is artificial intelligence used in social issues? How much can we trust artificial intelligence? Can we fool him? :: ABOUT THIS EVENT (EN/TR) :: Besides the positive aspects of artificial intelligence technology, which has entered almost every area [...]

Closing Ceremony | Embodied Arts Festival

Germany - Deutschland

It is within the intersections of body memory and history that our bodies are potentially at their most revealing. Memories interrupt history and open up another possibility of embodied living, one that spatialises time and temporalises space. Hence, treating the body as memory and discussing the role of the body in witnessing authoritarian capitalism, memorialising [...]

a’21: Absorbing Ignorance: Experiential Illusions_amberPlatform

Germany - Deutschland

►a'21: Absorbing Ignorance: Experiential Illusions_amberPlatform While chronologically reviewing the relationship of the moving image with the observer and the way cinematic editing manages mass perception as an art of creating reality, we will examine the concept of Immersion as the purpose of breaking away from existence. :: ABOUT THIS EVENT (EN/AR) :: But man is [...]

a’21: Absorbing Ignorance: Experiential Illusions_amberPlatform

Germany - Deutschland

►a'21: Absorbing Ignorance: Experiential Illusions_amberPlatform While chronologically reviewing the relationship of the moving image with the observer and the way cinematic editing manages mass perception as an art of creating reality, we will examine the concept of Immersion as the purpose of breaking away from existence. :: ABOUT THIS EVENT (EN/AR) :: But man is [...]

a’21: How Do I Know What I Know?_amberPlatform

Germany - Deutschland

►a'21: How Do I Know What I Know?_amberPlatform The workshop focuses on the aesthetics of the cumulative nature of information that is unlearned and relearned in a holistic, experience-oriented, democratic and de-colonialist manner, in which the practice travels around the theory and the mainstream meanings attached are questioned. :: ABOUT THIS EVENT (EN) :: A [...]

a’21: Absorbing Ignorance: Experiential Illusions_amberPlatform

Germany - Deutschland

►a'21: Absorbing Ignorance: Experiential Illusions_amberPlatform While chronologically reviewing the relationship of the moving image with the observer and the way cinematic editing manages mass perception as an art of creating reality, we will examine the concept of Immersion as the purpose of breaking away from existence. :: ABOUT THIS EVENT (EN/AR) :: But man is [...]

a’21: Absorbing Ignorance: Experiential Illusions_amberPlatform

Germany - Deutschland

►a'21: Absorbing Ignorance: Experiential Illusions_amberPlatform While chronologically reviewing the relationship of the moving image with the observer and the way cinematic editing manages mass perception as an art of creating reality, we will examine the concept of Immersion as the purpose of breaking away from existence. :: ABOUT THIS EVENT (EN/AR) :: But man is [...]

a’21: Exchanges Through The Silk Road_DAHproject

Germany - Deutschland

► a'21: Exchanges Through The Silk Road_DAHproject :: ABOUT THIS EVENT (EN/AR) :: Living in the Middle East region and some parts around it can feel as if you're being held in a euphoric state in a moment, just as it can feel as you're left floating in some kind of vacuum in another. the [...]

a’21: Bait15 and UAE art scene_DAHproject

Germany - Deutschland

► a'21: Bait15 and UAE art scene_DAHproject :: ABOUT THIS EVENT (EN/AR) :: BAIT 15 is an artist-run studio and exhibition space located in a residential neighborhood of downtown Abu Dhabi founded in late 2017 by Afra Al Dhaheri, Hashel Al Lamki, and Maitha Abdalla. The villa housing BAIT includes; studios, one for each of [...]