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Keimena #5: Verzió

by Miklós Erdély

Monday January 16, 2017, 24:00
Verzió (Version), 1979, Hungary, 54 min.
Director: Miklós Erdély

Miklós Erdély’s Version gravitates around Tiszaeszlár, a small East Hungarian village where in 1882 a young maid went missing and was later found dead in the river. The local Jewish community was accused of ritually murdering her. The blood libel trial that followed ignited anti-Semitic propaganda, agitation, and later pogroms in Austria-Hungary that gained worldwide attention. More

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John Berger: Between Permanent Red and the Black Box of the Universe

by Nikos Papastergiadis

Artist, art critic, novelist, and poet John Berger (1926–2017) died on January 2 at the age of 90. documenta 14 remembers his insights and influence... More

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Indigenous Knowledge 1: On Violent Waters. A Discussion on Borders and Migration

with Dimitris Parsanoglou, Maria Iorio, and Raphaël Cuomo

In contemporary discussions of European borders, the sea stands as a silent and invisible yet violent medium that accentuates the tragic or heroic border crossings of migrants and refugees. Although it… More

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All Things Considered

by Abounaddara

Abounaddara has agreed to share this film with documenta 14; it is one of over 300 films produced on a weekly basis by an anonymous collective of Syrian filmmakers. By sharing these films on our website… More

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“Elections Change Nothing”: On the Misery of the Democracy of Equivalence

by Angela Dimitrakaki

It has been suggested that we live in “momentous times”1—times, that is, of profound significance for the living history of humanity. I borrow this definition from a homonymous curatorial project… More

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Call for Book Donations for The Parthenon of Books

Marta Minujín and documenta 14 cordially invite the public, publishers, and authors to donate books for the artwork The Parthenon of Books and thereby become part of the work. More

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The Society of Friends of Ulises Carrión

Je m’appelle Ulises
et toi comment t’appelles-tu?

The Society of Friends of Ulises Carrión takes the work and methods of the Mexican artist Ulises Carrión (1941–89) as a starting point in order… More

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Press and professionals can request accreditation for the press conference and preview of documenta 14 online. To apply for accreditation, we kindly ask you to complete the online form... More

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In Memoriam: Pauline Oliveros (1932–2016)

by Alvin Lucier

I first met Pauline Oliveros in 1965 in Cleveland, Ohio. Pianist David Tudor had been asked to perform a concert at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and invited Pauline and I to join him. I… More

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Indigenous Knowledge 2: Fleeing and Occupying

with Olga Lafazani, Bahar Askavzadeh, and Brigitta Kuster

The Apatride Society of the Political Others moves on to engage with a different aspect of the ithageneia condition: that of migrant mobility and movement. Migrant mobility is as much a question of movement… More

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by Artur Żmijewski

The makeshift refugee camp in Calais, in the vicinity of the French port and hulking concrete bunkers, was known as the Jungle. According to different estimates, it gave shelter to nine or ten thousand… More

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Writing the Ecocide-Genocide Knot: Indigenous Knowledge and Critical Theory in the Endgame

by Gene Ray

Climate chaos, globalized toxicity, mass extinction. A global social process has altered the earth’s biophysical systems, destabilizing the climate and shifting the course of evolution. Ironically, knowledge… More

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#19 Attempt. Come.

by Georgia Sagri

Attempt.
Come.
Undefined.
Be the point of no-reference.
Constant,
and as a state of formation.
Play.
Continue to play with the beat.
Vibrate with me, so chaos can enter.
It is an invitation.
Come.
As water.
As the…
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Century’s Container
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Keimena
by Claire Denis
11:59 pm
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The Society of Friends of Ulises Carrión
with Tina Pandi and Kyrillos Sarris
7–10 pm, Athens
Jan
25
The Society for the End of Necropolitics
with Franco “Bifo” Berardi
7–10 pm, Athens
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The Society for the End of Necropolitics
with Franco “Bifo” Berardi
7–10 pm, Athens
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The Society for the End of Necropolitics
with Franco “Bifo” Berardi
7–10 pm, Athens
Jan
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Cemetery for the Ashes of Thought

by Andreas Angelidakis

John Hejduk spent his life developing a set of characters. The stories they inhabited are the elaborate architectural drawings he called Masques, after the sixteenth-century European tradition of masked… More

South Issue #7 [documenta 14 #2]

Negative Moment: Political Geology in the Twenty-First Century

by Nabil Ahmed, with images by Gauri Gill and Rajesh Chaitya Vangad

Peter Sloterdijk famously wrote that modernity began on the northern fronts of World War I, when imperial Germany first deployed poisonous chemicals, which they dug into their trenches, against French… More

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