24.6. - 1.7.Alexandra PiriciDelicate Instruments of EngagementPerformance / ExhibitionThrough her contribution to the Romanian pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2013, Alexandra Pirici became a central protagonist of a generation of younger artists using performance as a medium. For the FFT and the Impulse Festval, she has developde a living exhibition with memorable images, belonging to the memory and perception patterns of today. Pussy Riot’s punk prayer in the Moscow Cathedral of Christ the Savior mingles with Melania Trump’s and Michelle Obama’s confusingly similar speeches. Whereas performance art usually declares bodies to be works of art, in Pirici’s work, artworks become bodies and images become reality.
The Year 2017A Collective Chronicle of Thoughts and Observations#27 July 3rd – 9th: Laura NaumannWelcome to what is going to be a collective chronicle of the year 2017! This journal will follow the general change that we experience in our daily lives, in our cities, countries and beyond, in the political discourses and in our reflections on the role of artists and intellectuals. Week after week different writers, artists, thinkers and scientists will take the role of an observer as they contribute to this collective diary.
23.6.Creeps & John Wayne on AcidA bit mysterious, a bit dark and yet still catchy, thanks to singer Kate’s crystal clear voice: the Düsseldorf band Creeps features alternative pop with a touch of electro. Creeps are Kate Barlow, Israel Blaque and Kasymir Gold. Their music style can be called electronic alternative pop with influences from various genres such as metal core, funk and pop.