Laboratory of Contested Space / Art & Truthtelling with Cemile Sahin
May 27—June 10, 2020
Akademie der K√ľnste, Online laboratory

Laboratory of Contested Space / Art & Truthtelling with Cemile Sahin

CENTER SHIFT #1: I start again, 2019 5-channel video and site-specific installation with UV Prints, printed curtain, carpet, 3D car-wrapping foil, fluorescent acrylic glass, steel, chains Dimensions variable Photo © Akademie der Künste, Berlin

Press Release

In the light of the global revival of the far-right and contested spaces of interpretation in society, the laboratory addresses digitality, post-truth and historiography as well as contemporary artistic strategies against misinformation and propaganda. How “truths” are deconstructed or revealed in fictional artistic contexts is investigated. The lab pursues an interdisciplinary and intersectional approach within each artistic or discursive contribution. Originally planned as a public event at the Akademie at Pariser Platz, with staged readings,...
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