Posts Tagged ‘Xandra Popescu’

THE WEEK May 23–29, 2016

Monday, May 23, 2016 FESTSHORT BERLIN 2016 The Berlin International Short Film Festival Screenings: May 23–29, 2016 Kino Babylon, Rosa-Luxemburg-Straße 30, 10178 Berlin, click here for map HEBBEL AM UFER Phil Collins: ‘my heart’s in my hand, and my hand is pierced, and my hand’s in the bag, and the bag is shut, and my… Read more »

Exhibition // Public Speaking: Articulations of Power through Position


Article by Julianne Cordray – in Berlin // Monday, May 9, 2016.

The politics of public space weave into art space in the curatorial collaboration of Xandra Popescu and Larisa Crunteanu currently exhibited at District Berlin. Encompassing varied video-based projects, Public Speaking activates generic modes of popular image construction and storytelling…[read on…]

THE WEEK May 09–15, 2016

Monday, May 09, 2016 HAUS DER KULTUREN DER WELT Philip Kojo Metz & Christoph Schlingensief’s African Opera Village: ‘Mimicry Games.’ Talk & Screening: Monday, May 09, 2016; 7pm John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10, 10557 Berlin, click here for map Wednesday, May 11, 2016 ÆTHER BAR ‘Imagination Language : Paint Session’ Open Session: Wednesday, May 11, 2016; 8–11pm Pannierstraße… Read more »

INTERSECTIONS // Berlin-Bucharest Exchange: Sub-styles – DIY Art Spaces, Interdisciplinarity and Hybrids

Article by Marta Jecu – in Berlin; Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015.

Interdisciplinarity is not just about combining methodologies, but also about the capacity to navigate around them, to handle a hybrid-situation that could give birth to a new creative medium. Looking back on the art of the 20th century’s last decades, it becomes evident that, in order to have certain micro-climates or contexts that can generate something new, there has always been a dominant situation of incompatibilities, social or political rifts, and disparities….[read on…]

Performance // Farid Fairuz: The Story of a Take-Over

Article by Xandra Popescu – in Berlin; Thursday, Nov. 06, 2014.

Farid Fairuz is the pseudonym of Mihai Mihalcea, a choreographer with a taste for the bizarre and the “oriental.” I first met him a few years ago while he was the director of the National Dance Center in Bucharest. …[read on…]

Interview // Tanja Ostojić: The Eurosceptic

Interview by Xandra Popescu – in Berlin; Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.

The work of Yugoslav born artist Tanja Ostojić has piqued my interest many years ago. Her work draws inspiration from her own experience as a non-European Union citizen, a traveller and female artist…[read on…]

Valentina Karga // The Berlin Farm Lab and the Rise of Autonomy Tactics

Article by Xandra Popescu – in Berlin; Thursday, Nov. 07, 2013.

Berlin´s work market can be a site of extraordinary speculative pessimism. Flooded with overqualified transitory workers, the work market is a perpetual source of hopelessness and exploitation. Anxiety proliferates among the young and the able. But at the same time, we are witnessing an increased preoccupation…[read on…]