Arab Futurism 28 October 2012

arab future
Time
19:00
Where
Theater Kikker Kleine Zaal/Small Hall
Price
€ 5.00
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Independent curator Nat Muller gives a talk on the reemergence of Arab Futurism in Middle Eastern contemporary art. Breaking with the dominance of cultural nostalgia, young artists are adopting the codes and time- tructures of science fiction, proposing parallel worlds and social fictions  – where Chris Marker’s 1962 ‘La Jetée’  is restaged as an Egyptian apocalypse in 2026, and Palastinians have created their own lunar ‘nation estate’.