31.10.09 04:04 Age: 9 yrs

AUSTRIAN CULTURAL FORUM, New York

 

1989: The End of History or the Beginning of the Future?

Video Art Comments on a Paradigm Shift

November 2 - November 24, 2009

www.acfny.org/events/events-single/

www.davidplakke.com/ACF_1989_flash/

As its fall focus, the Austrian Cultural Forum presents the video-based exhibition 1989: The End of History or the Beginning of the Future? Featuring 15 films from international artists, the show is on view from November 2 to 24, 2009. It will include two panel discussions pertaining to aspects of repression and revolution, politics of memory, the fall of the Iron Curtain and the hopes and delusions connected to the alleged end of history.

 

The official opening reception takes place on November 11, 2009 from 6–8PM at the ACFNY, 11 East 52nd Street (between Fifth and Madison)

 

Participating artists: Marina ABRAMOVIC, Josef DABERNIG, Thomas DRASCHAN, Harun FAROCKI with Andrej UJICA, Anna JERMOLAEWA, Johanna KANDL, Jonas MEKAS, Csaba NEMES, Jakub NEPRAS, Marcel ODENBACH, Marek PIWOWSKI, PUSHWAGNER, Joanna RAJKOWSKA, Isa ROSENBERGER, Miha ŠTRUKELJ, Magda TOTHOVA.