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Freiraum Artists

in Residence

index spricht seit 2010 ein Aufenthaltsstipendium: das Freiraum-Stipendium. Beinahe 40 KünstlerInnen diverser Kunstrichtungen haben bereits von dem Angebot profitiert.




Bisherige Stipendiaten:


2018

Sophia Hembeck (Januar/Februar 2018)


2017

Jeanne Gaigher (November/Dezember 2017)

Kelly Lloyd (September/Oktober 2017)

Matyáš Chochola (Juli/August 2017)

Michaela Roudnicka (April/Mai 2017)
Kosta Tonev (Februar/März 2017)


2016

Jen Calleja (Dezember 2016/Januar 2017)

Xanthe Somers (November 2016)
Mohammad Namazi (September/Oktober 2016)

Fiona McGuigan (Juli/August 2016)

Ahmad Alrayan (Mai 2016)

Tza Va (März/April 2016)

Bettina Wilpert (Januar/Februar 2016)

2015

Delia Popa (November/December 2015)

Diego Mallo (Oktober 2015)

Fabian Knöbl (August/September 2015)

Vanni Bianconi (July 2015)

Paul Polaris (April/May 2015)

James Stephen Wright (January/February 2015)


2013
Adam Knight (August/September 2013)

Klaengur Gunnarsson (Island, Juni/Juli 2013)
Elisa Tosoni (April/Mai 2013)
Celeste Najt (Februar/März 2013)

Antonio Bigini (Dezember 2012/Februar 2013)


2012

Félicia Atkinson (November 2012)

Marguerite van Sandick (Oktober 2012)

Enzo Comin (It, August/September 2012)

Tino Hanekamp (Juni/Juli 2012)

Iman Ibrahim (April 2012 / Äthiopien)

Emile Ouroumov (März 2012 / Bulgarien)

Anna Rosa Stohldreier (Jan/Feb 2012 / D)


2011

Claudia Bröer (Dez 2011 / D) 

Till Müller-Klug (D)

Ada Dorian (D)

Agnieska Kozlowska (PL)

Patricia Bucher (D/CH)

Alice McCabe (UK/CH)


2010

Daniela Lettner (A)

Emma Nilsson (D)

Esther Ernst (D/CH)

Bart Hoevenaars (NL)

Sascha Hommer (D)

Piotr Jaras (PL)

Simon Hari (CH)

Back to "Freiraum"

Book of the Dead

 

cleansing-and-updating

The performance includes a 1963 Seattle telephone directory (White/Yellow pages) and a landline phone on a plinth with a tall stool for the performer to sit on, the performer should be in office wear - white shirt, tie, black or grey suit - they will systematically work their way alphabetically through the directory calling home phone numbers asking for the person named in the book, in a call centre manner. They will have a few set questions to gain the most important information, is the named person alive or dead? Once the data has been collected the performer will us a black marker pen to black out those that are living leaving the numbers of those dead, if the call was inconclusive - the call rings out or the person answering the phone does not know of the listed persons status - they will be listed as dead. 

 

‘Focusing intently upon the value of private information of the inhabitants of the city, I aim to discover different methods in which a person’s identity and activity can be recorded and monitored, juxtaposed to the other modes of data collection in digital technologies. Relating to my recent works 'Amal Ali?' and ‘Esto es un martillo / I no longer need a hammer'(Ongoing), which document how privacy is changing globally.’  

 

 

 

“Data entry, collection, computers and stuff can be sensual, it does have a romance, it can be sexy. All these people apart, yet connected, we’re giving these faceless people immortality - tour Washington”

 

‘At least every fourth person that came up on the system was dead! What was even more curious was that on more than one occasion the current occupant of the number called said they died 12 years ago.’