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Touch the Reality
Rethinking Keywords of Political Performances


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The curator and editor Ursula Maria Probst examines numerous interventions in relation to one another and in pursuit of today’s practices of political performance. What effect can art have today and what means of articulation does it possess in the face of current fields of conflict? To what extent do critical performance practices affect a repoliticisation of our apprehensive global society and art and how do they distinguish themselves from the key words of political art of the 1990s? These are the key questions along which “Touch the Reality” has been conceived. In 2015 Ursula Maria Probst curated the Austrian contribution to the Havana Biennial and researched the art scene in Cuba. With Akram Al Halabi, Catrin Bolt, Tania Bruguera, Carolina Frank, Lana Čmajčanin, Sofia Cruz, Miss G (a.k.a. Giorgia Conceição), Pêdra Costa, Masha Dabelka, EsRAP, Kadir Fadhel, Fidel García, Markus Hiesleitner, Elvedin Klačar, Sylvi Kretzschmar, Camila Lobos, Sandra Monterroso, Naïma Mazic & William Ruiz Morales, Leandro Nerefuh, Female Obsession, Susana Pilar Delahante Matienzo, Jianan Qu, Dudu Quintanilha, Grethell Rasúa, Dania González Sanabria, Ela Spalding, Anna Witt

EditorChristiane Krejs, Ursula Maria Probst
PrefaceChristiane Krejs, Karin Zimmer
TextsUrsula Maria Probst, Holger Ventura, Gerardo Mosquera
DesignWolfgang Gosch
DetailsHardcover, 21,5 x 15 cm, 127 pages, 47 ills. in color, 4 ills. in b/w
Publication date12/16
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