UNGEMUETLICH VI - performance - art - event
This performance / art event is organized as an intercultural exchange between Berlin based, international, and Korean-based artists. It takes place in 2019, the 30th anniversary of the reunification of Germany, and strives to present and address multiple approaches to historical meanings, differences, and analogies between the two countries through art.
“The diverse language of traditional, idealistic, abstract, artistic and symbolic actions involved performance art might be understood as a request for respect for humanity, for freedom of expression and existence, for the desire and hope for peace—despite cultural, historical, political, and contemporary differences.” Frédéric Krauke
Around forty artists are invited to participate in UNGEMÜTLICH VI. The event will be progressive. Each work, each period of time, each day is a microcosm in a macrocosm, linked with each other through progression, friction, energy, and communication.
FRICTION – POTENTIAL – RESPECT
When little space remains for the many,
When proximity provokes,
When the insistence of the one displaces others,
Things then become uncomfortable.
A structured form of performance and an interlinking of various media and forms of presentation are the focus of the examinations of the artists participating in UNGEMÜTLICH. They understand the constraints that result from a collective use of limited space as a challenge and perspective for individual interpretations and interactions. In essence, everyone is oneself; they encounter one other on the periphery. The formal, visual, and conceptual aspects of one work become linked to the others. The participants in the event are invited to communicate with each other. Together, the various performances each become a chapter of a story that will be told just this once,on the evenings of the event.
01. - 03.08.2019 / Forum Factory Berlin
organized by Frédéric Krauke