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Daily 12 - 19h
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Upcoming Events

03rd Jul. 2015, 19h

04th Jul. 2015, 17h
Artist talk with CANAN

24th Jul. 2015, 20h
Panel discussion: Independent Cultural Spaces in Turkey and Germany

25th Jul. 2015, 20h
Lecture Performance by Zeyno Pekünlü

26th Jul. 2015, 20h
LSBT*I*Q Short Film Evening

28th Jul. 2015, 19h
Short Film and Talk


A project about deserted islands of the Mediterranean


27 Oktober – 2 Dezember 2012

Opening: 26 October, 19h 

Desertmed is an interdisciplinary research project. The “blind spots” on the European map serve as its subject matter: approximately 300 uninhabited islands in the Mediterranean Sea. A group of artists, architects, writers and theoreticians travelled to about 40 of the —often difficult to access— islands in search of clues, impartially cataloguing information that can be interpreted in multiple ways. The result is a pool of photographs, audio and video recordings,  presented along with further artistic contributions. They examine the myriad ways in which the individual islands are used and - accordingly - their significant political, economic, and historical interrelationships.

Artists: Fabian Bechtle, Bik van der Pol, Leon Kahane, Deborah Ligorio, Stefanos Tsivopoulos, Luca Vitone and the Desertmed Collective: Giulia Di Lenarda, Giuseppe Ielasi, Armin Linke, Amedeo Martegani, Renato Rinaldi, Giovanna Silva with contributions by: Elina Axioti, Giulia Bruno, Daniele Ansidei, Aristide Antonas, Antonia Dika, Laura Fiorio, Stefano Graziani, Franck Leibovici, Donato Ricci

Project Group: Fabian Bechtle, Wilfried Kuehn, Armin Linke, Marina Sorbello, Antje Weitzel