Exhibition View: Mother, I have reached the land of my dreams

IDFSome images from our exhibition Mother, I have reached the land of my dreams as part of the ID Festival 2016.

Photos by Ruthe Zuntz

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Mother, I have reached the land of my dreams – CIRCLE1’s Exhibition at the ID Festival Berlin | 21-23.10.16

sandclock-foto-maya-elran3Going back centuries and millennia, the travel routes of migrants tell the story of a humanity ravaged by wars, famine, prosecution and crises. Traversing lands, seas and continents, the pairs of eyes that witnessed and the legs that treaded the land – of those persistent in their search for a better future, if not sheer survival – are the bearers of life experiences that remain largely untold and forgotten, even if the collective fates of migrant populations had merged into the great currents of history, shaping cultures, civilizations, peoples and ethnicities everywhere.

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14.11.15 – 19.12.15 – Freitag, der 13. | 13 – יום שישי ה

Fr.13_Installation_Alexandra_Baumgartner_Distance_Ronit Porat_SSBerlinIn the gallery’s main space in our current show we are displaying the exhibition Freitag, der 13. | 13 – יום שישי ה by artists Yinon Avior, Alexandra Baumgartner, benandsebastian, Matti Isan Blind, Noa Gur, Ella Littwitz, Ronit Porat, J&K / Janne Schäfer and Kristine Agergaard, Johannes Vogl and Ulrich Vogl.                           Curated by Hannah Beck-Mannagetta

Photos: Mia Gourvitch, Hannah Beck-Mannagetta                                                               (All photos courtesy of the artists / Hannah Beck-Mannagetta)

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Freitag, der 13. | 13 – יום שישי ה

Fr_13_invitation_image_72dpiDuration: 13.11.2015 – 19.12.2015

The exhibition “Freitag, der 13. | יום שישי ה-13” presents a number of international artists in the context of a cultural dialogue. The works of the exhibiting artists illuminate contradictory perspectives on an object or matter, as is exemplified in the title and the opening date of the show, where the number 13 can be interpreted either as an unlucky number or as a lucky number, depending on the cultural background and historical context. The exhibition deals with certain cultural, political as well as artistic, formal phenomena, which revolve around contradictions, paradoxes and contrasting pairs.

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