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Verschmutzung. Körperzustände. Faschismus.
Zeitgenössische Positionen zu Sauberkeits- und Ordnungsvorstellungen

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Format: Exhibition and programme of accompanying events

Budget: 59.895,00 Euro


Verschmutzung. Körperzustände. Faschismus. ​is a two-part conceptual exhibition project presenting artists from Germany and the global present. It explores the connection between (neo) right-wing movements and people’s relationship to the body (their own and other people’s) and the related notions of cleanness. From this viewpoint, we examine the work of artists who deal with the body and its fluids, and with dirt. The project discusses an analysis of fascism based on gender relations and explores current links to continuities in patterns of structural violence. The first part of the project in Oberhausen in 2020 took an art-historical view, while this second part deals with the present. The problematic link between cleanness, unwanted bodies and political order is also reflected in discourses of displacement in Berlin.
With regard to the transformation phase and relocation of nGbK in 2022, we would like to present the exhibition in the space on Oranienstrasse as a real or staged occupation, thus also reflecting displacement in formal terms. Accompanying events (performances, film screenings and panel discussions) would be distributed across various other locations.

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Saturday, 10. April 2021Saturday, 10 April 2021, 15:00
Revision: Peripherie als Ort. Das Hellersdorf-Projekt. Fotoserien von Helga Paris und Ulrich Wüst
Besuch: Visit: Ausstellung
Friday, 16. April 2021Friday, 16 April 2021, 19:00
museo de la democracia
Eröffnung: Opening: of the museum (online)
Monday, 19. April 2021Monday, 19 April 2021
museo de la democracia
Online: Online: Video forum I
Friday, 23. April 2021Friday, 23 April 2021, 18:00
Networks of Care
Online-Gespräch: Online talk: How can we maintain what we care about? Collaborative archiving strategies for the Old Boys Network
Saturday, 24. April 2021Saturday, 24 April 2021, 14:00
museo de la democracia
Online: Online: guided tour (video) - Chapter I
Saturday, 24. April 2021Saturday, 24 April 2021, 15:00
Spaziergang: Walk: and talk »To die in Berlin«
Monday, 26. April 2021Monday, 26 April 2021
museo de la democracia
Online: Online: Video forum II
Wednesday, 28. April 2021Wednesday, 28 April 2021, 19:00
Vortrag: Lecture: Museum in Museum: An Encounter between the museo de la democracia and the Simón Bolívar Museum
Thursday, 29. April 2021Thursday, 29 April 2021, 16:00
Arne Schmitt. Zum Gedanken der aktiven Minderheit
Eröffnung: Opening: Exhibition
Monday, 10. May 2021Monday, 10 May 2021
museo de la democracia
Online: Online: Video forum III