Program

Pixelated Revolution

Rabih Mroué by Ernesto Donegana

A non-academic lecture by Rabih Mroué
17.00–18.00 Uhr
Black Box, Akademie der Künste
Admission free.

Language: English
Duration: around 60 min.
Translated to English by Ziad Nawfal

Co-produced by:
Berlin Documentary Forum – HKW/ Berlin,
dOCUMENTA 13, Kassel,
The 2010 Spalding gray Award (Performing Space 122 in New York, The Andy Warhol museum in Pittsburg, On the Boards in Seattle and the Walker art Center in Minneapolis).


Rabih Mroué: Pixelated Revolution“Syrians are filming their own death”, that is how the Pixelated Revolution begins, aiming to study the various tips and directions on mobile phone documentation, as shared via the medium of Facebook and other virtual communication tools during the first year’s events of the Syrian revolution.

It begins from the point of how Syrians are recording their images “now and here” and reflects on the relationship of this act of photographic documentation with death, and how we perceive these video “now but there”…
Rabih Mroué would like to thank:
Lina Saneh, Tony Chakar, Sarmad Louis, Hito Steyerl, Elia Suleiman, Khalil joreige and Joana Hadjithomas, Walid Raad, Bilal Khbeiz, Yousef Tohme, Paul Khodr, Christine Tohme, Manal Khader, Ziad Nawfal, Bernard Khoury, Stefan Tarnowski, Raseel Hadjian and Jowe Harfouche.
Also thanks to Ashkal Alwan, Beirut Art Center and Kalamon, Beirut.

    Fikrun wa fann: Media

    Fikrun wa Fann, the Goethe-Institut’s cultural magazine. Articles of the issue on media.

    Humboldt: Protest 2.0 “Time for Revollusion”

    An arts journal intended to nurture cultural exchange between Germany and Latin America, Spain and Portugal, also available as e-paper.

    100 voices

    One hundred video interviews about change in the Arab World

    Going Public – On the Possibility of a Public Statement

    Public art in Lithuania, Belarus, Kaliningrad and Germany

    Dossier: Civil Society

    Aktion des Projekts “Zwanzig-Forint-Operette”/ A „Húszforintos opera“ projekt akciója. Copyright: Fekete Hajnal
    What characterises German civil society with its long-standing traditions and the strong re-emergence of Hungarian civil society? An overview.