Hannah Hurtzig, Akira Takayama, Schorsch Kamerun
Laboratory of the scientists
Hannah Hurtzig: Milieu der Toten
May 11 & June 8, 10am–2pm and 3–6pm: Public interviews
May 12, noon–3pm & June 9, 2–5pm: Public talks
The installation work by Hannah Hurtzig/Mobile Academy (Berlin) deals with the notion of knowledge and non-knowledge and how it is used and transferred in the act of communication – in a public space. In Vienna, she aims to enable solidarity between the living and the dead through a theme-specific experimental installation.
Akira Takayama, Elfriede Jelinek: Fukushima Epilogue – Vienna
May 15 – June 15, Wednesday to Saturday, 1–6pm
Radio broadcast at Secession until 4pm
Akira Takayama (Tokyo / *1969 Tokyo) develops political performative interventions in Japanese public spaces. Here, he offers a fictional sightseeing-tour through the ghostly exclusion zone of Fukushima.
Akira Takayama: Fukushima Epilogue – Zwentendorf
June 6 & June 7, 6 pm: Shuttlebus leaving from Secession/Garden
Agora I / Unrest of Form
May 22, May 23, May 24, at 6.15pm
Musician, director and author Schorsch Kamerun creates an inquiry into public spaces as they become home to demonstrators and flash mobs. Agora I is a concert installation with song lyrics from people interviewed about the pressures of making yourself heard. This will be followed by Agora II at GARAGEX – a theatre auditorium event as the utopia of a new solidarity.