Programme

Chris Kondek / Christiane Kühl / Klaus Weddig

SHOOT OUT. Tauschen, Jagen, Klauen, Besetzen, Saufen, Verzicht.

Part of "Marx' Gespenster"

Installation

Photo/video installation permanent admission 12.–15.11., 17.+18.11., 21.11., 19:00–23:00, 22.11. 18:00-21:00

In his theoretical analysis of the state, “De re publica,” Cicero delineates seven successful survival tools for a society without money: hunting, bartering, stealing, begging, occupying, doing without and boozing.

In the spring of 2014 the ambitious design magazine Reconquer commissioned a Frankfurt fashion photographer to translate the ancient strategies iconically into the present day with unemployed Opel workers. They also engaged a film team and a Berlin theatre educator for the one-week shooting in Bochum. The educator’s task was to communicate the philosophical context and to facilitate authentic behaviour on behalf of the workers through daily improvisation exercises. As part of the regional programme “Bergbau – Autos – Kunst!” [Mining – Cars – Art!] the aim was to sustainably activate the creative potential of art to think up social alternatives.

The project failed on all levels. The shooting was prematurely cancelled, and Reconquer refused to publish it. On the initiative of the cameraman, and conceived for the former Schlecker drugstore in Bochum Goldhamme, the exhibition shows the remaining five strategies as well as a revealing making-of video of the production.
Trailer via vimeo

Commissioned by Das Detroit-Projekt, a project of Schauspielhaus Bochum and Urbane Künste Ruhr.

Cast

Idee und Konzept: Chris Kondek & Christiane Kühl / Fotografie: Klaus Weddig / Assistenz: Oliver Tamagnini / Text und Dramaturgie: Christiane Kühl / Video: Chris Kondek / Videoassistenz: Phillip Hohenwarter / Austattung und Kostüm: Anna Maria Schories / Maske: Melli Horn / Mit : Tim Brockmann, Jost Grix, Ellen Kämper, Christian Scheid sowie allen oben genannten

Dates

  • Past
    Thu 12.11.2015, 19:00 / HAU2
    Fri 13.11.2015, 19:00 / HAU2
    Sat 14.11.2015, 19:00 / HAU2
    Sun 15.11.2015, 19:00 / HAU2
    Tue 17.11.2015, 19:00 / HAU2
    Wed 18.11.2015, 19:00 / HAU2
    Sat 21.11.2015, 19:00 / HAU2
    Sun 22.11.2015, 18:00 / HAU2

Location

HAU2
Hallesches Ufer 32, 10963 Berlin

There are two marked parking spots in front of the building. (in Großbeerenstraße). Wheelchair ramp and lift available. Barrier-free restroom facilities are available. Advance notification advised via service@hebbel-am-ufer.de.

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