Douglas Paulson & Valeria Mogilevich have been in residence at CAT from July – October. On October 22 (5-9pm) they will present and read from their new artist book “Wie man ein Gespräch mit einem Flüchtling beginnt”. The reading will be multilingual and definitely unusual. »»
During the month of October Charlotte Brohmeyer & Geraldine Rosteius are in residence at ZAIK – Zentrum für Austausch und Innovation Köln. The two artists will show the first results of their research in the context of a studio showing on October 21 (8.30pm) at Quartier am Hafen. »»
The Academy of the Arts of the World welcomes Madhusree Dutta who is a filmmaker, curator and pedagogue born 1959 in India. She is the founder and executive director of Majlis, a centre for rights discourse and multi-disciplinary art initiatives in Mumbai, where she currently lives. Madhusree Dutta will be a fellow at the Academy of the Arts of the Worls from mid August – November 20, 2016. »»
In the context of its 2016 and 2017 summer residency, the Cologne-based “Büro für Brauchbarkeit” is conducting an artist/curator exchange with the Athens-based off-space “3 137”. From mid August – mid September the Büro für Brauchbarkeit welcomes Kosmas Nikolaou from Athens, while in 2017 members of Büro für Brauchbarkeit will visit 3 137 in Greece. »»
“Sympathy for the other?” is an interdisciplinary documentary film project organized by ifs (internationale filmschule köln) and Beit Berl College (BBC), Israel. The topic is “notions of identity in multicultural societies in Israel and Germany”. From mid August until mid September four BBC students will come to North Rhine-Westfalia, while selected ifs students will realize projects in Israel. »»
Maha Maamoun is a Cairo-based artist. Her work has been shown in international exhibitions and biennials. She is a founding board member of the Contemporary Image Collective (CiC) in Cairo. Maha Maamoun will be a fellow of the Academy of the Arts of the World from June to mid August 2016. »»
As a continuation of the project “Help Fix History”, Douglas Paulson & Valeria Mogilevich will be in residence at CAT Cologne from July until October 2016. There will be a brunch and artist talk on July 17 between 12am and 4pm. »»
Under the theme “PARTICULAR/EXEMPLARY – Morphomatic Case Studies on Biography and Portraiture” the Morphomata International Center for Advanced Studies holds its annual conference with the participation of all current Morphomata fellows. All lectures are open to the public. »»
Felipe Castelblanco (current artist in residence at CAT Cologne) will be presenting some of his previous work through an informal artist talk on May 21st. Please join him for some coffee and stories! »»
During the months of May and June interdisciplinary artist Felipe Castelblanco (*1985, Bogotá) will be in residence at CAT Cologne. For his project “Re-Tratos” Filipe will explore the city of Cologne in search for the intermediate spaces between private and public, memory and present, fiction and reality. In doing so the urban architecture becomes a mirror surface just as the residents and passers-by that move through it.
Antonina Baever is an artist and curator based in Moscow. She participated in the video art festivals of Orebro, Cologne, Moscow and Melbourne and the Bergen Assembly 2013. Her most recent solo exhibitions include Socialism in a Dream (MUZEON Park of Arts, Moscow, 2014), Time Shall Be No More (CEH Manege, Moscow, 2014), Getting There Together (Triumph Gallery, Moscow, 2013). Her works can be found in museums and public collections such as the MMoMA and MUZEON Park of Arts, Documentary Film Center in Moscow.
Katia Barrett is a London-based artist who is currently completing her MA at the Dutch Art Institute, Arnhem. Her recent research and practice draw upon developments in interdisciplinary theoretical biology in which the subjectivization of nature corresponds with a naturalization of subjectivity. From this theoretical platform, she explores questions of agency, reason, consciousness and will. Her recent shows include Young London at the V22 in London (2013) and Geology of Piss at xero, kline & coma in London (2012).
Photo: Still from ‘State of Florida v. George Zimmerman (2015)
The workshop Hybrid Practices and the Inquiry of Time and Mechanisms of Memory came out of the collaboration between the visual artist Lutz Baumann (Germany) and the choreographer Alma Quintana (Mexico) and their project Aparición.
Alia Hamdan is the third artist from Beirut spending three months in Cologne as part of the residency program Art & Archives. She is going to present her current project and the first results of her research.