Counter narratives performed out loud in a hotel room, the rendering of psychogeographies that an algorithm cannot find and a celebration at the end of the world. Bringing together films and a performance, out of doors Thursday program explores how alternative histories, narratives and stories open up possibilities for refusal.
In her film Unrendered Road, Tali Liberman questions knowledge systems such as Google Maps and the political realities they create. In Cemile Sahin‘s new essay film Bad People, Bad News, three Kurdish women meet in a presidential suite to celebrate the death of Saddam Hussein and Sonja Khalecallon, Cibelle Cavalli Bastos’s Drag Queen and chaotic High Femme, sings and tells tales of the retro-future from her establishment: Las Venus Resort Palace Hotel.
This event is part of the year-long program of What Stays – Archiving Care, a collaborative project between transmediale, the JUNGE Akademie of Akademie der Künste, Berlin and the Goethe-Institut Slovakia.