COLLECTIF ESSAI IN CHICAGO

COLLECTIF ESSAI: Lisa Bergmann, Giulia Bruno, Klemens Czurda, Victor Fancelli, Florian Haag, Alper Kazokoglu, Armin Linke, Charles Mallison and Kerstin Möller

Artist collective shows documentaries in “A Government of Time”.
In the December 12th, 2015 commencing exhibition A Government of Time in the archives of the House Rebuild Foundation in Chicago and the “Collectif Essai” will be represented. The artistic collective shows the incurred under the Essai d’une Négociation project documentation. Curated by Aliocha Imhoff and Kantuta Quirós exhibition deals with the current historicity how this is perceived in society, and what role is played by the pervasive social acceleration. For this alternative temporalities and different levels of time, for example, artistically opened to allow the presentation of a new politics, a new government of the time. The exhibition can be seen until 25 January 2016th The collective has already presented his works in Paris at Blackmarket for Useful Knowledge and ignorance of the dramaturge and curator Hannah Hurtzig.

The project “Essai d’une Négociation” was shown in July 2015 already at the annual exhibition of the HfG Karlsruhe, was also seen in Paris and will be presented in Chicago.
The project “Essai d’une Négociation” was shown in July 2015 already at the annual exhibition of the HfG Karlsruhe and can now be seen in Paris.

The starting point of the “Essai d’une Négociation” project is currently taking place in Paris 21 Conference of Parties (COP21), whose goal is a comprehensive, legally binding agreement on climate change policy. Had invited – On this occasion, adopted in May 2015 200 students as delegates to a simulation of the climate conference COP21 in part to the Bruno Latour and Frédérique Aït-Touati of Speap (Experimentation in Art and Politics SciencesPo) – including students of HfG Karlsruhe , The goal of the initiators was to find using the simulation improved negotiating modalities for the Climate Change Conference, so that future negotiations are successful. More information about the project

Lisa Bergmann, Giulia Bruno, Klemens Czurda, Victor Fancelli, Florian Haag, Alper Kazokoglu, Armin Linke, Charles Mallison and Kerstin Möller documented the project as “Collectif Essai”, a project of the HfG Karlsruhe and the Speap Paris. Many thanks to Bruno Latour, Frédérique Aït-Touati, Tristan Bera and Ana Vaz of Speap, the delegates of COP21 Make it Work, Julien Thomas and Laurent Salter, Philippe Quesne and the team of the Théâtre Nanterre-Amandiers, Benjamin Foerster-Baldenius and raumlaborberlin, Heike Schuppelius and Tobias Wootton.

As a result, a video installation, which are three different focuses an impression of the conference, and was seen at the annual exhibition of the HfG Karlsruhe originated. The first part was on five screens background information for the simulation and the history of the conference. Short essay films on five additional screens formed the second part of the exhibition, which showed the atmosphere and situation of the Pre-enactments. The images of drama workshops and artistic interventions, strategic discussions and interviews visualized the sociological conflict situation that comes with this type of conferences to fruition. The third part of the installation consisted of two large projections with sound, on which the last plenary session was to be seen, in which the final agreement was read.

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