Scriptings #48 Nicoline van Harskamp - Some Name Some Noun Simply

LET THERE BE NORM & Scriptings invite to

Some Name Some Noun Simply

30 March - 2 April 2017

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 8 pm
Screening of PDGN - a short film by Nicoline van Harskamp , followed by a conversation with Aykan Safoglu

Saturday, 1 April 2017, 6 – 8 pm
Conversation #1 - group interviews on cultures of naming

Sunday, 2 April 2017, 11 am – 1 pm
Conversation #2 - group interviews on cultures of naming

Language as a system of power. Spoken words as embodied language. Words from the past and words from the future. A software to project future languages. Theatricality and democratic processes. One singular language or creole plurality. A new Latin or a new Patois. One English or multiple Englishes.

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Nicoline van Harskamp (*1975) lives and works in Amsterdam. Her films and performances have been shown at BAK, Utrecht and De Appel, Amsterdam (both 2016); Kunstwerke, Berlin and Tapies Foundation, Barcelona (both 2015); Sydney Biennale (2014); BMW Tate Live Performance Room, London (2013); Manifesta 9, Genk and Frankfurter Kunstverein (both 2012); 4th Bucharest Biennale and Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (both 2010), among others. Currently, van Harskamp works as professor for Performance Art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Münster.

Aykan Safoglu (b. in Istanbul, 1984) lives and works in Berlin. Safo?lu yearns to find forms of friendship. Often with participatory aspects, his artistic practice is non-medium-specific, trespassing various disciplines.

Some Name Some Noun Simply is presented as a collaboration of Scriptings/Achim Lengerer, Archive Kabinett and LET THERE BE NORM.
LET THERE BE_ is a non-profit project dedicated to examining a yearly topic with international artists and thinkers. The theme of 2016/2017 is NORM.

Supported by:
Botschaft Königreich der Niederlande  
In collaboration with fluxus² e.V.

Thu, 30 Mar, 20.00h
30 Mar 20172 Apr 2017

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