[artinfo] Mobile Academy: Program Online!

by way of Adele Eisenstein <adele at c3.hu> mobileacademy03 at mobileacademy-berlin.com
Wed Apr 26 23:40:25 CEST 2006

25th of August – 10th of September 2006


Mobile Academy Warsaw will offer COURSES for 
artists and curators in the fields of: 
photography, acting, directing, dance, 
choreography, conceptual art and art theory. New 
conceptual approaches and discourses, 
contemporary working strategies and artistic 
practices by international artists and 
theoreticians will be presented and performed, 
complemented by lectures, expert talks and field 
trips into the post communistic condition.

Xavier le Roy, Montpellier: The Phantom of Freedom!
Meg Stuart, Berlin/ Brussels: Anorexic Spaces. 
The Ghostlines in Private and Public Spaces

Lina Saneh & Rabih Mroué, Beirut: Reality and Fiction
Catherine Sullivan, Los Angeles: The Ouija Board

Akram Zaatari, Beirut: After Presence
Hans Weigand, Vienna: Warsaw Condensed
Olaf Breuning, Zurich/New York: Zombies

Georg Schöllhammer, Vienna: U.F.O.s
Tino Sehgal & Dorothea von Hantelmann, Berlin: 
Peep Show: Technologies of the Self
Bojana Cvejic, Brussels/Belgrade & Jan Ritsema, 
Amsterdam/Brussels: Police or Disagreement: The Politics of Aesthetics

Stefan Kaegi, on the road: Cargo Ready-Made Machine - Intervention Lab

WARSAW BLACKMARKET II will take place on each 
Saturday and give the participants the chance to 
meet artists, scientist and theoreticians from 
Warsaw. 100 polish experts will talk in intimate 
groups on invisible, unknown and ghostly 
knowledge. (see also: Blackmarket for Useful 
Knowledge and Non-Knowledge, October 2005)

Ghosts, Spectres, Phantoms and the Places Where They Live
Mobile Academy Warsaw will realize an 
international comparison of the ghostly in 
architecture, politics, art, theory and our 
everyday life. At various times of day it is 
possible to discern different degrees of social 
phantomization, of oneself and one‘s 
surroundings: perhaps one was once haunted by 
ghostly forces that came from the no-place of 
utopia and themselves were the phantom of an 
utopian communist society; perhaps, these days, 
one is a someone-or-other somewhere-or-other in 
the realm of facts, a kind on non-person, which 
almost seems to be a precondition of and economic 
basis for success anyhow. “The phantom of the 
market economy has replaced the ghost of 
communism“ (Heiner Müller). Ghosts, avatars, 
phantoms, the undead, zombies, ghosts hooked on 
reality and self-phantomized advocates of the 
real: not living, not dead, not yet born or 
incapable of dying, neither present nor absent - 
they put reality on hold, and rob it of matter 
and provability. That is the terrain of this year‘s Mobile Academy.

PARTICIPATION: Mobile Academy Warsaw 2006 is 
aimed at advanced students, artists and curators 
with project experience. The teaching language of 
the Academy is English. APPLICATION DEADLINE is 15th of June!

Mobile Academy Warsaw is a project by Hannah 
Hurtzig and Carolin Hochleichter in cooperation 
with TR Warszawa. The project takes place in the 
framework of 'Büro Kopernikus. German-Polish 
Cultural Projects', an initiative of 
Kulturstiftung des Bundes (German Federal 
Cultural Foundation). Honorary President: Prof. Dr. Maria Janion.
Cooperating partners: Akademia Fotografii, Teatr 
Narodowy, Kino Luna and Polskie Wydawnictwo Audiowizualne
Supported by: Pro Helvetia, French Embassy, Austrian Culture Forum
Scholarships: Goethe Institut Warsaw, Adam 
Mickiewicz Institute, Czech Center Warsaw

info at mobileacademy-warsaw.com

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