Berlin-Istanbul: Die Berliner Istanbul Stipendiaten 1998-2009

Susanne Bosch

    Research output: Non-textual formArtefact

    Abstract

    Strange that you wonder – but we do it as well. 5 biographical extracts from German-Turkish in between realitiesaudio-visual installation. Café Kotti, Adalberstr. 96, 10999 Berlin, daily open from 9-129 August – 4 October 2009. The audio-visual installation presents the transformation of a number of transcribed excerpts of migration biographies.The work was installed in a Turkish café in the centre of Berlin-Kreuzbergs, the heart of the biggest Turkish Diaspora community outside of Turkey.The selected migration biographies reflect the problematic and failed sides of a migratory movement. It also reveals its consequences on a life- like refused asylum statuses, deportation, torture and detainment, broken families, generational and gender conflicts.Every migratory movements stats with the aspiration and expectation of a positive chance of the current situation- and non of these movements is 100%, predictable or controllable. Berlin-Istanbul, exhibition of the Berlin Senate Scholarship grantees for Istanbul, Kunstraum Kreuzberg Bethanien, Berlin, curated by Stephane Bauer, 28 August - 4th October 2009With artists: Gabriele Basch, Susanne Bosch, Thomas Büsch, Nezaket Ekici, Katja Eydel, Parastou Forouhar, Bernardo Giorgi, Erik Göngrich, Mona Jas, Rainer Kamlah, Christoph Keller, Werner Klotz, Marisa Maza, Isa Melsheimer, Ulrike Mohr, Catrin Otto, Natascha Sadr Haghighian, Nada Sebestyen, Yuan Shun, Roland Stratmann, Dimitris Tzamouranis, Ina Wudtke, Florian Wüst, Florian Zeyfang
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationBerlin
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2009

    Keywords

    • Istanbul
    • Berlin
    • cultural exchange grant
    • twin town partnerships
    • art
    • 2003
    • 1989-2009
    • Kunstraum Kreuzberg

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