“new talents – biennale cologne” joins the fellow network

The fifth edition of the “new talents – biennale cologne” is characterized by international exchange. Right from the start it was a special concern to establish a network across borders. The first edition of new talents already featured artists from abroad among the participants. Additional invitations for further international artists were issued in the following years. In 2015, id.newtalents, the international day of new talents, was initiated, which takes place on May 21st each year and offers institutions the chance to present an up and coming artist (www.id-newtalents.com).

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Alia Hamdan – Haikus for Edelweiß

Alia Hamdan

Exhibition: 7. April – 5. Mai,
Matjoe – Raum für Kunst
Math­i­asstr. 15, 50676 Köln

During her Art and Archive residency in Cologne, Beirut artist Alia Hamdan wrote the film statement, „I disappeared early this morning in Cologne“. This ficti­tious assertion was the starting point for an inves­ti­gation that blends archival material from Beirut and Cologne into a personal script.  »»