für bildende Kunst
Outreach: comment . comment . comment
A re-visit of Group Material – Democracy Poll/Demokratische Erhebung 1990Sunday, 28 November 2021 — Friday, 31 December 2021
Organized by: neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst
In »comment. comment. comment«, Paula-Marie Kanefendt and Sven Bergelt investigate how to initiate an examination of the remaining traces of the Group Material artist collective’s 1990 artistic action »Democracy Poll/Demokratische Erhebung« held in the nGbK archive.
The lecture and public intervention, organized by Sven Bergelt and Paula-Marie Kanefendt in 2019, brings the topics discussed at the time, such as nationalism, racism and right-wing populism, into a dialogue with current socio-political issues. By looking at the past from the present, they open up spaces for reflection and present (dis)continuities. The project was part of the nGbK outreach scholarship, which Paula-Marie Kanefendt received in 2019.
In the publication, the cross-temporal dialogue is expanded through interviews with figures from architecture and urban development, history, and research into right-wing extremism.
Authors: Sven Bergelt and Paula-Marie Kanefendt; interviews with: Ingrid Wagner, Paul Zschocke, Tatjana Schneider, and Elisa Satjukow
52 pages, 12 images, stapled booklet, 2 0 x 30 cm, 2021, German, 10 euros, ISBN 978-2-938515-76-1