SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2
16.30 Uhr Hubert Kretschmer:
»GegenKultur entdecken – Beispiele aus dem Archive Artist Publications von den 60ern bis heute.«
Hubert Kretschmer, collector and founder of the Archive Artist Publications in Munich gives an insight into his archive and shows examples of books and zines dedicated to the subject of alternative ideas and independent publishing, starting in 1960 in Munich.
17.00–20.00 Krytyka Polityzcna Athens
17.00 Vasyl Cherepanyn:
Ukrainian Night (In English)
The director of Visual Culture Research Center, Kiev presents the photobook »Ukrainian Night« by Miron Zownir and Kateryna Mishchenko.
18.30 Joulia Strauss:
»Breakdown of the Empire into self-organized infrastructures. Shutting down documenta as a Blockbuster Exhibition. Universitas. The School of Everything.« (In English)
The Greek activist and founder of Avtonomi Akadimia in Athens presents her edition of »Krytyka Polityczna Athens«, an anarchic, anti-capitalist, anti-fascist work of art bringing together interviews with refugees, activists, scholars, artists, and philosophers, which demands a transformation of the European education system and refugee politics through the clash of migration and education.
19.00 Joulia Strauss & Ahmad Alkhatieb:
»We were ready to sacrifice everything for the Revolution.« (In English)
Joulia Strauss in conversation with Ahmad Alkhatieb, a Syrian freedom fighter from day one. He was interviewed for »Krytyka Polityczna« in 2016. Ahmad has lived through all phases of the Syrian civil war, he was put under torture and fled to Germany via Greece. He will give his personal insights into the conflict and let us take part in the anger and doubts of a refugee revolutionary.
19.30 Öffentliche Diskussion
Open discussion about books as art and artists’ books as a form of protest in the fight against the ever accelerating social change.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3
»ET – eine Biografie«
Reading by Joachim Sperl outside of of the hall.
13.30 »ich habe wirklich keine ahnung was dieses buch bezwecken will.«
Einblicke in die Sammlung von Marlene Obermayer
Marlene Obermayer, art historian and founder of the blog daskunstbuch.at gives an insight into her private collection of artists’ books.
14.15 Bernhard Cella:
Flip, flip & print-Unfolding the World of Self-Publishing Lecture Performance
Lecture performance by Bernhard Cella on the unfolding of books in space.
15.00 Jesper Fabricius:
Jesper Fabricius will talk about the artist’s magazine Pist Protta, which he started together with artist friends in 1981. The magazine is a formal experiment, which uses the idea as a magazine to make strange and not so strange issues. The format is always changing, like printing, binding, content etc. Pist Protta is published by Space Poetry in Copenhagen, Denmark.
16.00 Timo Schmidt:
Sonntagskrimi – Herzkino Buchpräsentation
Book presentation of »Sonntagskrimi – Herzkino«, in which Timo Schmidt juxtaposes the first dialogues of the two most popular German prime time TV series on Sunday nights.
16.45 Sprungturm Verlag – Rolf Pesch:
»Abschied nehme ich schon immer« Lesung
Lecture by Anja Gawlick from the book written by her partner and published posthumous after his death in 2015.