March 24, 2019 - Haus am Lützowplatz (HaL) - GLOBAL NATIONAL
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March 24, 2019

Haus am Lützowplatz (HaL)

Oliver Ressler, We Have a Situation here, 2011. C-Print, 92 x 132 cm. Courtesy of the artist.

GLOBAL NATIONAL
Art on Right-Wing Populism
March 21–May 26, 2019

Haus am Lützowplatz (HaL)
Lützowplatz 9
10785 Berlin
Germany
Hours: Tuesday–Sunday 11am–6pm

T +49 30 2613805
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Curated by Raimar Stange

Participating artists:
Ulf Aminde, Candice Breitz, Peter Friedl, Nadira Husain, Bethan Huws, Michaela Meise, Olaf Metzel, Marina Naprushkina, Dan Perjovschi, Oliver Ressler / Martin Krenn, Martha Rosler, Christine Würmell

 

The focus of the exhibition GLOBAL NATIONAL – Art on Right-Wing Populism lies on the resurgence of right-wing extremism in Europe and other parts of the world, and on the dangers arising from it, such as the escalation of anti-foreign and anti-immigration policies, including a more or less underhanded racism.

In this project conceived by the Berlin-based curator Raimar Stange, 13 artists from eight different nations shed light on the causes, manifestations and effects of this disastrous development. In this context of democracy under threat, the exhibition GLOBAL NATIONAL – Art on Right-Wing Populism aims to take a stand for a truly open and multicultural society, it wants to warn against the current shift to the right, it wants to raise awareness for racist thinking, and aesthetically analyze causes of right-wing populism.

A discursive program during the nine-week exhibition with high-profile guests, including renowned sociologist Harald Welzer, art-historian Christian Saehrendt and the curator Övül Ö. Durmusoglu also deals with topics such as "Racism in the art world."

A catalogue will be published and presented in the course of the exhibition on April 12, 2019, with a conversation between its authors Raimar Stange and Karen van den Berg.

 

Funded by the Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Europa, Berlin

Kindly supported by Gesicht Zeigen! - Für ein weltoffenes Deutschland

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