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Portraits

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Curator and Artistic Team of the 12th Berlin Biennale (f.l.t.r. Ana Teixeira Pinto, Noam Segal, Kader Attia, Đỗ Tường Linh, Rasha Salti, Marie Helene Pereira)

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Curator of the 12th Berlin Biennale: Kader Attia

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Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg

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Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg

Berlin, 2022

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Mai Nguyễn-Long, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg, 11.6.–18.9.2022

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Mai Nguyễn-Long, Specimen (Permate), 2022

Used glass household jars, found objects, organic matter

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Sammy Baloji, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg, 11.6.–18.9.2022

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Sammy Baloji, …and to those North Sea Waves Whispering Sunken Stories (II), 2021

Metal and glass terrarium containing various tropical plants, potting soil, clay pebbles, sound

230 × 273 × 307 cm

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DAAR – Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg, 11.6.–18.9.2022

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DAAR – Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti, Ente di Decolonizzazione (Entity of Decolonization) – Borgo Rizza, 2022

Wood, plaster, plexiglass

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DAAR – Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti, Tammy Nguyen, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg, 11.6.–18.9.2022

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DAAR – Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti, visualization of Ente di Decolonizzazione (Entity of Decolonization) – Borgo Rizza, 2022

Wood, plaster, plexiglass

 

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Tammy Nguyen, series of paintings, 2022

Watercolor, vinyl paint, pastel, metal leaf on paper stretched on foam board mounted on wooden frame

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Đào Châu Hải, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg, 11.6.–18.9.2022

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Đào Châu Hải, Ballad of the East Sea, 2022

CNC cut steel plates

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Đào Châu Hải, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg, 11.6.-18.9.2022

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Đào Châu Hải, Ballad of the East Sea (detail), 2022

CNC cut steel plates

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Tammy Nguyen, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg, 11.6.–18.9.2022

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Tammy Nguyen, series of paintings, 2022

Watercolor, vinyl paint, pastel, metal leaf on paper stretched on foam board mounted on wooden frame

 

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Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz

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Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz

Berlin, 2022

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Prabhakar Kamble, Taloi Havini, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz, 11.6.–18.9.2022

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Prabhakar Kamble, objects from the series Utarand [Stacked vessels], 2022

Earthen pot, metal foot, fiber brains, satin cloth, indigo powder, acrylic, iron rod, wooden base

 

Taloi Havini, Beroana (Shell money) IV, 2016

Stoneware, earthenware, clear glaze, steel wire

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Taloi Havini, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz, 11.6.–18.9.2022

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Taloi Havini, Beroana (Shell money) IV, 2016

Stoneware, earthenware, clear glaze, steel wire

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Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Crucifixes, Emil Nolde, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz, 11.6.–18.9.2022

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Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Schiefblatt und Maske [Begonia and Mask], 1950

Oil on canvas

 

Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Grüne Frau [Green Woman], 1956

Oil on canvas

 

Crucifixes, various collections

 

Emil Nolde, Exotische Figuren [Exotic Figures], 1912

Oil on canvas

 

Emil Nolde, Holzfigur [Wooden Figure], 1912

Oil on canvas

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Prabhakar Kamble, Installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz, 11.6.–18.9.2022

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Prabhakar Kamble, objects from the series Utarand [Stacked vessels], 2022

Earthen pot, metal foot, fiber brains, satin cloth, indigo powder, acrylic, iron rod, wooden base

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The School of Mutants, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz, 11.6.–18.9.2022

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The School of Mutants, All Fragments of the Word Will Come Back Here to Mend Each Other, 2022

Mixed media

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Crucifixes, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz, 11.6.–18.9.2022

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Crucifixes, various collections

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Dekoloniale Memory Culture in the City

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Nil Yalter, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Dekoloniale Memory Culture in the City, 11.6.–18.9.2022

 

Postering Workshop as part of Nil Yalter’s artwork Exile Is a Hard Job (1983/2022) with Nagham Hammoush and Rüzgâr Buşki

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Nil Yalter, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Dekoloniale Memory Culture in the City, 11.6.–18.9.2022

 

Postering Workshop as part of Nil Yalter’s artwork Exile Is a Hard Job (1983/2022) with Nagham Hammoush and Rüzgâr Buşki

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Nil Yalter, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Dekoloniale Memory Culture in the City, 11.6.–18.9.2022

 

Postering Workshop as part of Nil Yalter’s artwork Exile Is a Hard Job (1983/2022) with Nagham Hammoush and Rüzgâr Buşki

Photo: Silke Briel

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Nil Yalter, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Dekoloniale Memory Culture in the City, 11.6.–18.9.2022

 

Postering Workshop as part of Nil Yalter’s artwork Exile Is a Hard Job (1983/2022) with Nagham Hammoush and Rüzgâr Buşki

Photo: Silke Briel

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Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart

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Calida Garcia Rawles, Noel W Anderson, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin, 11.6.–18.9.2022

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Calida Garcia Rawles, Dark Matter, 2021

Acrylic on canvas

 

Noel W Anderson, Hood Dreams I, 2019–21

Distressed, stretched cotton tapestry

 

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Calida Garcia Rawles, Noel W Anderson, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin, 11.6.–18.9.2022

Photo: Laura Fiorio

 

Noel W Anderson, Hood Dreams I, 2019–21

Distressed, stretched cotton tapestry

 

Calida Garcia Rawles, High Tide, Heavy Armor, 2021

Acrylic on canvas

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Calida Garcia Rawles, Noel W Anderson, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin, 11.6.–18.9.2022

Photo: Laura Fiorio

 

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Calida Garcia Rawles, High Tide, Heavy Armor, 2021

Acrylic on canvas

 

Noel W Anderson, Hood Dreams I, 2019-21

Distressed, stretched cotton tapestry

 

Calida Garcia Rawles, A Promise, 2020

Acrylic on canvas

 

Calida Garcia Rawles, Guardian, 2020

Acrylic on canvas

 

Calida Garcia Rawles, Dark Matter, 2021

Acrylic on canvas

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Tammy Nguyen, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin, 11.6.–18.9.2022

Photo: Laura Fiorio

 

Tammy Nguyen, series of paintings, 2022

Watercolor, vinyl paint, pastel, metal leaf on paper stretched on foam board mounted on wooden frame

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Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Driss Ouadahi, Installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin, 11.6.–18.9.2022

Photo: Laura Fiorio

 

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Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Air Conditioning, 2022

Full-color inkjet print on archival paper mounted on aluminum; vinyl labels; instructional video, HD, color, 2′

 

Driss Ouadahi, Néon [Neon], 2016

Oil on canvas, diptych

 

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Noel W Anderson, Praneet Soi, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin, 11.6.–18.9.2022

Photo: Laura Fiorio

 

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Noel W Anderson, Downw0rd Dog, 2021-22

Distressed, draped cotton tapestry

 

Praneet Soi, Paraphernalia, 2022

Coir sculpture, drawings, and paintings on dioramic wall

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Noel W Anderson, Praneet Soi, Installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin, 11.6.–18.9.2022

Photo: Laura Fiorio

 

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Noel W Anderson, Die Leitung [Line Up], 2016-21

Distressed, stretched cotton tapestry

 

Noel W Anderson, Downw0rd Dog, 2021-22

Distressed, draped cotton tapestry

 

Praneet Soi, Paraphernalia, 2022

Coir sculpture, drawings, and paintings on dioramic wall

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Praneet Soi, Tammy Nguyen, Installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin, 11.6.–18.9.2022

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From left to right:

 

Praneet Soi, Paraphernalia, 2022

Coir sculpture, drawings, and paintings on dioramic wall

 

Tammy Nguyen, series of paintings, 2022

Watercolor, vinyl paint, pastel, metal leaf on paper stretched on foam board mounted on wooden frame

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Raed Mutar, Praneet Soi, Tammy Nguyen, Installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin, 11.06.-18.09.2022

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From left to right:

 

Raed Mutar, Untitled, 2012

Oil on canvas

 

Praneet Soi, Paraphernalia, 2022

Coir sculpture, drawings, and paintings on dioramic wall

 

Tammy Nguyen, series of paintings, 2022

Watercolor, vinyl paint, pastel, metal leaf on paper stretched on foam board mounted on wooden frame

 

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KW Institute for Contemporary Art

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KW Institute for Contemporary Art

Berlin, 2022

Photo: Silke Briel

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Myriam El Haïk, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, 11.6.–18.9.2022

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Myriam El Haïk, Please Patterns, 2022

Installation and performance for drawings, rugs, and piano

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Myriam El Haïk, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, 11.6.–18.9.2022

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Myriam El Haïk, Please Patterns, 2022

Installation and performance for drawings, rugs, and piano

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Nil Yalter, Installationsansicht, 12. Berlin Biennale, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, 11.6.–18.9.2022

Foto: Silke Briel

 

Von links nach rechts:

 

Nil Yalter, Estranged Doors [Entfremdete Türen], 1983

8 S/W-Fotografien, Farbe, Text, auf Aluminium

 

Nil Yalter, Exile Is A Hard Job [Exil ist harte Arbeit], 1983/2022

Montage aus Papierarbeiten und S/W-Videostills

 

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Mathieu Pernot, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, 11.6.–18.9.2022

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Mathieu Pernot, Les Gorgans [The Gorgans], 1995-2015

Photographs

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Simone Fattal, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, 11.6.–18.9.2022

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Simone Fattal, In Our Lands of Drought the Rain Forever Is Made of Bullets, 2006

24 lava stones

 

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Mayuri Chari, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, 11.6.–18.9.2022

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Mayuri Chari, I Was Not Created for Pleasure, 2017/22

Cow dung, sawdust, fenugreek powder, wood guard, linseed oil

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Mayuri Chari, Deneth Piumakshi Veda Arachchige, Installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, 11.06.-18.09.2022

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Mayuri Chari, I Was Not Created for Pleasure 13 (Monologue of a Vagina), 2017

Thread, Stitching on cloth

 

Deneth Piumakshi Veda Aarachchige, Self-Portrait as Restitution – from a Feminist Point of View, 2020

3D SLA-print of the artist’s body

 

Deneth Piumakshi Veda Arachchige, works from the series 136 years ago & now, 2019

Photographs

 

Mayuri Chari, I Was Not Created for Pleasure (Don′t Open I Am Nude Inside), 2018

Thread, Stitching on cloth

 

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Mai Nguyễn-Long, Etinosa Yvonne, Installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, 11.6.–18.9.2022

Photo: Silke Briel

 

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Mai Nguyễn-Long, Vomit Girl (Berlin Cluster), 2022

Unglazed and glazed clay

 

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Etinosa Yvonne, It’s All In My Head, 2019–20

Photographs

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Amal Kenawy, Installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, 11.6.–18.9.2022

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Amal Kenawy, Selection of drawings, sketches, photographs, and notes, related to different projects by the artist

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Binta Diaw, Installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, 11.6.–18.9.2022

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Binta Diaw, Dïà s p o r a, 2021

Artificial hair, iron, plants, soil

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Taysir Batniji, 12th Berlin Biennale, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, 11.6.–18.9.2022

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Taysir Batniji, Suspended Time, 2006

Glass, sand

 

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Stasi Headquarters. Campus for Democracy

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Stasi Headquarters. Campus for Democracy
Berlin, 2022
Photo: Laura Fiorio

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Haig Aivazian, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Stasi Headquarters. Campus for Democracy, 11.6.-18.9.2022

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Haig Aivazian, They May Own the Lanterns but We Have the Light, Episode 1: Home Alone., 2022

Video, b/w, sound, approx. 7′

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Hasan Özgür Top, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Stasi Headquarters. Campus for Democracy, 11.6.-18.9.2022

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Hasan Özgür Top, The Fall of a Hero, 2020

Full HD video, color, sound, 14’48’’

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Ngô Thành Bắc, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Stasi Headquarters. Campus for Democracy, 11.6.-18.9.2022
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Ngô Thành Bắc, Trồng Cây Chuối – Headstand, 2007/22
Photographs of performance

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Ngô Thành Bắc, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Stasi Headquarters. Campus for Democracy, 11.6.-18.9.2022
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Ngô Thành Bắc, Trồng Cây Chuối – Headstand, 2007/22
Photographs of performance

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Omer Fast, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Stasi Headquarters. Campus for Democracy, 11.6.-18.9.2022
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Omer Fast, A Place Which Is Ripe, 2020
3 synchronized videos on mobile phones lying in an open drawer, color, sound, loop, 16′39′′; office furniture

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Omer Fast, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Stasi Headquarters. Campus for Democracy, 11.6.-18.9.2022
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Omer Fast, A Place Which Is Ripe, 2020
3 synchronized videos on mobile phones lying in an open drawer, color, sound, loop, 16′39′′; office furniture

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Omer Fast, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Stasi Headquarters. Campus for Democracy, 11.6.-18.9.2022
Photo: Laura Fiorio

 

Omer Fast, A Place Which Is Ripe, 2020
3 synchronized videos on mobile phones lying in an open drawer, color, sound, loop, 16′39′′; office furniture

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The School of Mutants, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Stasi Headquarters. Campus for Democracy, 11.6.-18.9.2022
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The School of Mutants (Valérie Osouf), Xiheng Jie, 2022
HD video, sound, 7’40’’

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Susan Schuppli, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Stasi Headquarters. Campus for Democracy, 11.6.-18.9.2022
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Susan Schuppli, Freezing Deaths & Abandonment across Canada, from the series Cold Cases, 2021-22
Video, color, sound, 31’55”

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Zach Blas, installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Stasi Headquarters. Campus for Democracy, 11.6.-18.9.2022
Photo: Laura Fiorio

 

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Zach Blas, masks from the series Facial Weaponization Suite, 2012-14
Painted, vacuum-formed recycled polyethylene terephthalate

 

Zach Blas, Facial Weaponization Communiqué: Fag Face, from the series Facial Weaponization Suite, 2012
HD single-channel video, color, sound, 8’10’’, loop

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