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Category: WS 2018/19

Interview with Christian Jankoswsky at VAM

Videoart at Midnight – Campus 15 to 16 Dec 2018 As a collaboration, students from HGB Leipzig, Art University Kassel and Berlin University of the Arts launched a series of panel discussions with renowned artists in the field of time-based media. The Students’ Campus provides a platform for conversations between the artists of the festival and students from different partner art schools. On December 15 and 16, the students invite selected artists for conversations on topics that are relevant to their studies and artistic development. The growth of video art today, the relationship between media and performance, or the intersections

Methexis : On Site–Sensitivity and Its Entanglements I

With Marina Fokidis Within two weeks end of November, we were discussing with the curator Marina Fokidis different concepts that are related to the term Methexis. Methexis (from Ancient Greek) can be translated as „the unaccountable“. The term describes a form of theatre in which the audience participates and improvises, as well as the relation between the particular and the platonic form in Philosophy. Together we approached a possible definition of Methexis by mapping and discussing related topics, such as site-sensitivity, the construction of identity, un-learning, colonial structures, …This process was informed by input from Marina, different readings, artworks and films. In