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Catalog Stadtgalerie Mannheim

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Recieved the catalog Stadtgalerie Mannheim 2011 – 2015.
Editor Benedikt Stegmayer, Stadtgalerie Mannheim.
Published by Einraumhaus c/o Verlag
ISBN: 978-3-944128-50-4.
On page 65 there are two photos from the presentation of the video from The Big Kiss, a performance with Mark River, MTAA from 2008.
In the show Subversive Systeme, curated by the editor, this video was presented in the vicinity of a video by epidemiC, where Franco Berardi (Italian Media Philosopher) reads the source code of the “I LOVE YOU” virus at the D-I-N-A (Digital Is Not Analog) digital art festival.
I love the combination.
Thanks Benedikt.

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Würmer, Horrorstreifen une Die schwer kalkulierbare Entfernung zur Kunst

Subversive Systems. Poetic Transfiguration of the Digital
Subversive Systeme. Poetische Transfiguration des Digitalen
Stadtgalerie Mannheim; group show, 23 Oct – 30 Nov 2014
Artists: Annie Abrahams, [epidemiC] / Franco Berardi, plan b, Volker Hartmann-Langenfelder, Igor Štromajer
Curator: Benedikt Stegmayer

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© Mannheimer Morgen, Dienstag, 28.10.2014 – Die Dramatik des Quellcodes Von Christel Heybrock.
KUNST: Die Ausstellung “Subversive Systeme” in der Stadtgalerie Mannheim zeigt Arbeiten, die Computer und Internet nutzen.

… und die zeitweise aufgerissenen Münder, aus denen sich die Zungen wie dicke Würmer hervorarbeiten, lassen das Ganze zum Horrorstreifen werden. So ähnlich müssen es wohl auch die beiden Darsteller empfunden haben. . .
NO, no, not at all it was “better”. AA Oct 2008.

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Ausgesprochen schwierig ist es, in einer Performance, in der 24 Frauen schreien, den Kunststatus ohne weiteres zu erkennen….   ….Diese Performances berühren eher die Sphäre Psychologie oder die Soziologie als die Kunst.
Aus Die schwer kalkulierbare Entfernung zur Kunst Zur Ausstellung „Poetische Transfiguration des Digitalen“ in der Stadtgalerie Mannheim. Dr. M. Chlumsky: ZEITUNGSARTIKEL Rhein Neckar Zeitung. Text Nr. 67 9.11.2014.

Having articles about your work is nice and I never cared a lot about their content. It was ok, I trusted people, – some articles, as for instance Maria Chatzichristodoulou‘s article on my show at HTTP gallery (now furtherfield) published in Digicult in 2010, were even inspiring – but this time there are painfull errors. I don’t care about the somehow agressive negative tone, but the errors, yes. SHAME on you Herr Dr. Chlumsky.

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Sowohl Štromajers „Ballettikka Internettikka“ als auch Abrahams „The Big Kiss“ verwenden die Digitalisierung, um klassische Performances zu verändern und zu komplettieren.
Subversive Systeme, INKA Das Stadtmagazin für Kunst & Kultur in Karlsruhe, Baden, Pfalz und Nordelsass, 23.11.2013.

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Subversive Systeme. Poetische Transfiguration des Digitalen.

logoSubversiveSysteme Subversive Systeme. Poetische Transfiguration des Digitalen. Group Exhibition Stadtgalerie Mannheim, Germany. Press conference: Tuesday, 21. October, 11 am. Opening: 23 October 2014 at 8pm. Open: 24 October 2014 – November 30 2014. Curator: Benedikt Stegmayer

Artists: Annie Abrahams, [epidemiC] / Franco Berardi, plan b, Volker Hartmann-Langenfelder, Igor Štromajer

I will present : The Big Kiss (2008) (with Mark River, MTAA)

Angry Women take 1 & 2  (2011)  (With Albertine Meunier, Anne Laforet, Caroline Delieutraz, Hedva Eltanani, Helen Varley Jamieson, Ienke Kastelein, Inès Kchaou, Julie Chateauvert, Karen Dermineur, Laurence Moletta, Laurie Bellanca, Lizvlx, Lucille Calmel, Simona Polvani, Martina Ruhsam, Hortense Gauthier, Olga Kisseleva, Pascale Barret, Paula Roush, Sabine Revillet, Suzon Fuks and Ursula Endlicher. – Co production : Labomédia Orléans, residency in the frame of Géographies Variables / Aide à la création Région Languedoc Roussillon)

Huis Clos / No Exit – Beyond (spectacle) I, II, III – Exposition on the New Aesthetic. – Newer Aesthetic. – The internet is not as good as it was yesterday. (2012) (With Igor Stromajer, Nicolas Frespech, Ruth Catlow, Ursula Endlicher – co-production ELMCIP) Read the rest of this entry »

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Upcoming / ongoing

  • May 24 – August 2, Séparation in Afterflash exhibition, ELO’s The NEXT
  • 24-28/08 Constallationz : la matinale, 3 émissions radio, Résidence Espace Gantner, Bourogne.
  • 19/05 – 19/11 2021 Moving Paintings (1998), Sans Objet, Centre Pompidou.
  • PWEM, Art was only a substitute for the Internet, The Wrong Biennial, 2021-2022.
  • Distant Movements with Muriel Piqué and Daniel Pinheiro – ongoing
  • End of 2021 Distant Feelings with Daniel Pinheiro – yearly reconnexion

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