Documentation: The Artists at Risk (AR) Pavilion – Berlin: mutatis mutandis

Documentation of The Artists at Risk (AR) Pavilion – Berlin: mutatis mutandis

The exhibition runs through 18.10.2018. Wed-Sat 14.00 – 18.00.

Damian Le Bas and Delaine Le-Bas
1000 Years Refugees, Large-format banner, 252 cm x 140 cm, 2015.

 

Entering the space on the ground floor. Babi Badalov, mutatis mutandis, 2018. Chinese Ink and Acrylic on Cloth. Commissioned by Perpetuum Mobilε. Babi Badalov, political prisoner poetical prisoner (t-shirt) dream, desire, reality (trousers), Anti-fascist fashion, acrylic on clothing installed on mannequins.

Babi Badalov, Racism Facism (t-shirt), political prisoner poetical prisoner (t-shirt) dream, desire, reality (trousers), Anti-fascist fashion, acrylic on clothing installed on mannequins.

Babi Badalov, Racism Facism (t-shirt), political prisoner poetical prisoner (t-shirt) dream, desire, reality (trousers), exile (trousers), refugees refused (t-shirt, hidden from view) Anti-fascist fashion, acrylic on clothing installed on mannequins.

 

Entrance: Artists and Curators list
Babi Badalov, Anti-fascist fashion, acrylic on clothing installed on mannequin. / Babi Badalov, mutatis mutandis, 2018. Chinese Ink on Cloth, projected image.

 

Concept text and Tito Valery, ?Are we who we are? Read backwards. 12 Polaroid photographs, recto photo/verso poetry, 2018.

 

From left to right: Babi Badalov, I am an Art Animal, Work on cloth, 122 cm x 150 cm, 2013. / Damian Le Bas, 1000 Years Refugees – Freedom in Peril, Painting on school-map, 170 cm x 240 cm, 2015. / Tito Valery, ?Are we who we are? Read backwards. 12 Polaroid photographs, recto photo/verso poetry, 2018 (photo foreground)

 

Left to right: Tito Valery, Unwanted Guest. That Side of the Straights of Medina, 3’50”, Sound excerpt, 2018. / Tito Valery, ?Are we who we are? Read backwards. 12 Polaroid photographs, recto photo/verso poetry, 2018 / Exhibition concept.

 

Babi Badalov, mutatis mutandis, 2018. Chinese Ink on Cloth, projected image. / Babi Badalov, Anti-fascist fashion, acrylic on clothing installed on mannequin. / Lusine Djanian & Alexey Knedlyakovsky, Mordovlag, Video documentation of actions with the figures in Mordovia, 2013.

 

Fatoş İrwen Şiryan, Şiryan, excerpt from video of the performance, 3’10”, 2012. / Babi Badalov, Anti-fascist fashion, acrylic on clothing installed on mannequin.

 

Issa Touma, Aleppo Before & After United, Photographs B/W and CMYK, 1996-2018. Right: Dancing for the Big Father (1), 118.9x84cm, b/w photo-print, 1996. Dancing for the Big Father (2), 118.9x84cm, b/w photo-print, 1996.

 

Issa Touma, Aleppo Before & After United, Photographs B/W and CMYK, 1996-2018. Right: Issa Touma, Cotton Festival in Aleppo,118.9x84cm, b/w photo-print, Spring 1998. / Christians in Aleppo (centre) celebrate, and Muslims (around them) come to celebrate with them, 118.9x84cm, b/w photo-print, 1999. Left: Children are not instruments of war, 118.9x84cm, b/w photo-print, circa 1999-2000. / Dancing for the Big Father, 118.9x84cm, b/w photo-print, 1996.

Babi Badalov, Anti-fascist fashion, acrylic on clothing installed on mannequin.

Issa Touma, Aleppo Before & After United, Photographs B/W and CMYK, 1996-2018.
View from my balcony in East Aleppo, 188.9 x 84cm, CMYK print, 2016. / Babi Badalov, Anti-fascist fashion, acrylic on clothing installed on mannequin.

Babi Badalov, Anti-fascist fashion, acrylic on clothing installed on mannequin.

Issa Touma, Aleppo Before & After United, Photographs B/W and CMYK, 1996-2018: Left: Soldier Issa before leaving for combat, 112.5 x 82.5cm, CMYK print, December 2016. / Right: Destroyed Toy Storage in East Aleppo, 112.5 x 82.5cm, CMYK print, mobile phone camera, colour print, December 2016.

Babi Badalov, Anti-fascist fashion, acrylic on clothing installed on mannequins.

Babi Badalov, Religion, Religion… (head) Who Miliation (torso) Word Sword (trousers) Anti-fascist fashion, acrylic on clothing installed on mannequin.

Babi Badalov, Make Riot Not War, Anti-fascist fashion, acrylic on clothing installed on mannequin.

Baran Caginli, No Man’s Land, Installation, Dimensions variable, concrete, 2018.

Baran Caginli, No Man’s Land, Installation, Dimensions variable, concrete, 2018.

Baran Caginli, No Man’s Land, Installation, Dimensions variable, concrete, 2018. / Babi Badalov, Refuges Will Come, China Ink and acrylic on cloth. /  Chto Delat-What is To Be Done? It Hasn’t Happened To Us, Yet. Safe Haven. 36’24’, HD video, colour, 2017.

On pedestal at centre-left: Baran Caginli, Kurkut, Book of one-hundred pages, 2017.

Babi Badalov, Refuges Will Come, China Ink and acrylic on cloth. / Chto Delat-What is To Be Done? It Hasn’t Happened To Us, Yet. Safe Haven. 36’24’, HD video, colour, 2017.

Chto Delat-What is To Be Done? It Hasn’t Happened To Us, Yet. Safe Haven. 36’24’, HD video, colour, 2017.

Issa Touma, Aleppo Before & After United, Photographs B/W and CMYK, 1996-2018.
Left: Staircase in my building, blackened by smoke, 72.5 x 52.5cm, CMYK print, 2017 Middle: Escape from Syria through the Desert, 72.5 x 52.5cm, CMYK print, June 2015 /
Right: Eid Adhaa 2018, sacrificing a camel, 72.5 x 52.5cm, CMYK print, 2018.

 

 

Issa Touma, Aleppo Before & After United, Photographs B/W and CMYK, 1996-2018. Right: Searching for Hala’s home, 72.5 x 52.5cm, CMYK print, 2017.

Issa Touma, Aleppo Before & After United, Photographs B/W and CMYK, 1996-2018.

Issa Touma, 9 Days from My Window in Aleppo, documentary film, 12’36”, 2015.

 

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