Nützliche Kunst: Welche Rolle kann Kunst in der Politik spielen?

Plötzlich gibt es diesen hartnäckigen Ruf nach einer Kunst, die nützlich ist, den Ruf nach direktem Engagement, nach künstlerischem Aktivismus, nach Einmischung in die politische Realität unserer Gesellschaften und Ökonomien. Und das ist gut. more more

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The nanosecond of happiness

Friday 30 July 2010

TeaserPicUpdate: The German pavilion at this year's Venice Biennale is dedicated to Christoph Schlingensief who died in August last year, aged just 49. Regarded by many as a genius, for others he was a provocateur or merely a con artist. While still undergoing chemotherapy he travelled to Burkino Faso to oversee work on the opera village which is being built there on his instigation. His memoirs are due to be published in September. He talked to Thomas David about his obsession with Africa, the importance of disturbing the peace and why he didn't become the man he wanted to be.
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Merkel's a total cutie!

Monday 15 August, 2005

Christoph Schlingensief's controversial "Parsifal" is showing at the Wagner Festival for the second year running. He talks to Tina Hildebrandt and Stephan Lebert about hero impersonators in politics, zombies in Bayreuth and pre-election Germany.
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