Bani Abidi (PAK/GER), Amel Alzakout (SYR/GER), Forensic Architecture (GBR), Bárbara
Wagner & Benjamin de Burca (BRA/GER), Karrabing Film Collective (AUS), Chloé Galibert-
Laîné (FRA), Kevin B.Lee (USA), Ben Russell (USA/FRK), Ginan Seidl (GER), Katrin Winkler (GER)
Artistic direction & curation:
Amos Borchert, Sebastian Gebeler, Kathrin Lemcke, Jonas Matauschek, Ginan Seidl
HGB Gallery, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig Neubau/Black Box, Spinnerei WERKSCHAU Halle 12
18:00 - opening in the gallery of the HGB, followed by guided tours of the exhibitions in the HGB and the gfzk.
20:30 - live performance CONJURING by Ben Russell in the Spinnerei WERKSCHAU Halle 12
17:00 - Artist Talk with Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca
Parallel to and as a complementary contribution to DOK Leipzig, the festival paradoks operates at the intersection of art and the moving image and is dedicated to documentary formats beyond the conventional cinema. Along the thematic clusters EMPOWERMENT and VISUAL ANTHROPOLOGY, the makers present ten outstanding positions at three different venues.
At the invitation of Ilse Lafer, director of the HGB gallery, the festival will also take place for the first time at the HGB, where it will open on Saturday 23 October at 6 pm. This will be followed by guided tours of the exhibitions at the HGB and the gfzk. At 8:30 pm the performance CONJURING by Ben Russell can be seen in the WERKSCHAU Hall 12 on the Spinnerei.
At the Artist Talk on Monday, 25.10. at 5 pm, Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca will present their film "RISE" in the HGB Galerie. The Brazilian-German artist duo represented Brazil at the 58th Venice Biennal 2019. In "RISE", they investigate methods of community based empowerment. More...
Special thanks to the HGB Galerie:
Ilse Lafer for the invitation and Adrian Lück for realising the project at the HGB gallery
All venues and events are open to the public free of charge.
Further information: www.para-doks.de
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Paradoks is a collaborative project of Filmische Initiative Leipzig (FILZ) and GEGENkino Leipzig, in cooperation with Cinémathèque Leipzig, Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst (GfZK) as well as Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst (HGB) Leipzig and WRO Art Center in Wrocław
paradoks is funded by: German Federal Cultural Foundation (Kulturstiftung des Bundes), the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media (BKM), Cultural Foundation of the Free State of Saxony (KdFS), Cultural Office of the City of Leipzig (Kulturamt der Stadt Leipzig).
Sponsored by: Musikelectronic Geithain and Eidotech GmbH.