Reality Manifestos - Can Reality Break Bricks?

A study of détournement as Art Forms


Public Theoretical Symposium - Schedule

19-20 January 2012

A public theoretical symposium accompanying the exhibition of the same title, curated by Dimitrina Sevova, and organized by Kunsthalle Exnergasse in collaboration with the Postgraduate Program in Curating, Zurich, A special issue of on the exhibition and symposium will be published in May 2012.

Museum Halls, WUK, Währinger Straße 59, 1090 Wien


Thursday, 19 January 2012
From To   Lecturer   Title
10:30 11:30     Walk through the exhibition at Kunsthalle Exnergasse, coffee and welcome by the curator, Dimitrina Sevova
11:30 12:10   Maren Grimm   "frontier" – western movies, the migrations and reworkings of the genre
12:10 12:50   Simone Schardt & Wolf Schmelter   Other Spaces of Cinema
        Lunch Break
14:00 15:20   Rebecca Ann Tess, Bogna Burska, Elodie Pong   Artists' Talks
15:20 16:00   Małgorzata Radkiewicz   Cinema, Media and Women's Arts in Poland – negotiations of the gaze
16:00 16:20     Coffee Break
16:20 17:00   Dorothee Richter   Feminist demands to curating… On the distribution of the gaze
17:00 17:40   Işın Önol   Cast Shadows as Readymade Images Amid the Status of Representation and Reality
17:40 18:00     Coffee Break
18:00 19:00   Mareike Bernien & Kerstin Schroedinger   Modes of Colour (performance / lecture)
19:00 19:20   Chair: Maren Grimm   Plenary Discussion
19:20 20:00     Buffet
20:00 20:40   Brice Dellsperger   Lecture with screening of Body Double 26, book launch Body Double: Posture and High Heels
20:40 21:20   Brice Dellsperger   Screening of Body Double 22 (based on Stanley Kubrick's Eyes Wide Shut;
40 min)
Friday, 20 January 2012
From To   Lecturer   Title
11:00 11:15     Coffee
11:15 11:55   Elke Krasny   dérive and détournement. How to reappropriate?
11:55 12:35   Eva Egermann   Touching Crip History: Unlikely Encounters in the Fog
        Lunch Break
13:35 14:55   Sabina Baumann, Konstantinos Manolakis, Marc Bauer   Artists' Talks
14:55 15:35   Lucie Kolb   Art-Language, Music-Language, Cinema-Language
Kathryn Bigelow between Hollywood and Critical Art Theory
15:35 16:15   Nicola Ruffo in conversation with Esther Kempf   Esther Kempf: How to work with Illusions
16:15 16:55   Işın Önol in conversation with Bernd Oppl   Orders of Perception
16:55 17:15     Coffee Break
17:15 17:55   Boyan Manchev   The Détournement of Form as Alteration of Matter
17:55 18:35   The Centre of Attention   COPYWRONG - techniques for mobilizing emancipatory politics!
18:35 19:15   Dimitrina Sevova   From performativity of the moving images to their precarization and migration in the working system of cinema and contemporary art, and the economy of the free digital market place
19:15 19:55   Chair: Elke Krasny   Concluding Plenary Discussion
19:55 21:00     Buffet
21:00 22:15   Nicola Ruffo   Screening program with introduction: Documentary Strategies in Art Films (60 min)