“Retrospective”

Video, 7 min, June 2016.

Moving pictures give an insight into the process of unpacking the stereotypical performance in the encounter of young artists from Kosovo and Serbia and their construction of ideas on culture of the "Other". Experiences that are experienced in lectures and workshops during visits to cultural institutions and in the process of creating the installations, enabled artists to review the images we have of each other, the cultures from which they come from. Installations that have resulted in these situations simulate some of the processes in
post-conflict communities and lead to stereotyping and...

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“The Words”

Suri Atilla, Edin Alija,
Video, 4’30’’, June 2016.

The desire to learn words from the language of the "Other" culture is conditioned by the image and beliefs about the culture and representatives
of the culture the language belongs to, not just when you see or hear him. The words we see on bilingual signs in many cities, or hear, are triggers of images that we carry on the culture they indicate and emotions which
these images trigger in us. Meeting
with the words of a culture which is invisible to us or negatively
stereotypically shown in us do...

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“Who is Shquipe?”

Edin Alija, Suri Atilla,
Video, 6'10'', June 2016.

How can name or surname mark us and classify us in the image of the "Other", changing the attitude of others towards us? The old Latin saying „Nomen est nomen“ (“Your name is your value”), indicated the tradition of naming based on belief that the name is personal mark of a man and...

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In 2015, program is financed by the European Union under the Support to Civil Society Facility 2013.
In 2016, program is financed by the Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH and the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany.
The contents of all calls/press releases/video materials are the sole responsibility of
author/organization and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union,
Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH or Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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