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Suspicious, implicated agencies: gender mutants, decolonial transfeminist, militant filmmakers, radical theoreticians, migrant sex workers

12.10.2018, Maribor

SCREENING PROGRAM curated by Marina Gržinić and Tjaša Kancler

This program focuses on gender multiple borders and sex as politics. The program puts under question the regime of Whiteness, EU politics of segregation and expulsion, hidden histories. It as well talks about work: to be an artist, theoretician and sex worker. How much resistance against exploitation, racism, dispossession, and misery these positions can produce? What are the forms of these resistances? A militant theater, performance, documentary, a burlesque or an intervention on the street, in the classroom?

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Exhibition “Current signs”

Exhibition “Current signs” with Pablo Chiereghin, Anetta Mona Chişa & Lucia Tkáčová, Johannes Gierlinger, Marina Gržinić & Aina Šmid, Siggi Hofer, Sekretariat für Geister, Archivpolitiken und Lücken (SKGAL), Klub Zwei, Milan Mijalkovic, Ryts Monet, monochrom, Ivette Mrova Zub, Yoshinori Niwa, UBERMORGEN, Flora Watzal, Christina Werner, WochenKlausur. 
curator Enar de Dios Rodriguez

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Trouble Diaries: A Political Statement

Trouble Diaries: a political statement is a series of exhibition exploring the unique positions and approaches of women artists from around the world. This traveling exhibition aims to examine new conceptual positions in female aesthetics after post-feminism theory through a selection of videos, film, photography, installation, sculpture, painting and drawings.[…]

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Regimes of Invisibility in Contemporary Art, Theory and Culture. Image, Racialization, History

Editors: Gržinić, Marina, Stojnić, Aneta, Šuvaković, Miško (Eds.)
Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2017

This book places a focus on the regimes of in/visibility and representation in Europe and offers an innovative perspective on the topic of global capitalism in relation to questions of race, class, gender and migration, as well as historicization of biopolitics and (de)coloniality.[…]

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Marina Gržinić and Aina Šmid: Radical Contemporaneity

by Mika Maruyama

Kunstraum Lakeside in the state of Carinthia in southern Austrian, near the border of Slovenia, provided a suitable setting to look back at the long-term collaboration between Slovenian artists Marina Gržinić and Aina Šmid, who have also been active, respectively, as philosopher and researcher, art historian and writer.[…]

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Solipsism Revisited – Counter Strategies

FLUC, Vienna opening 9.08.2017

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Into the Now. Performance on theory, politics and history (2017)

The video is a punctuated string of visuals and documents by Marina Gržinić and Aina Šmid ordered to better understand the speculative disaster by financial capital in the present. The paths are two, one is historical and the other lies in the possibility for analyzing contemporary forms of racism and processes of racializations that are — which are within Europe and the rest of the world — hidden behind the financial capital disaster crisis…

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Bilokacija (Bilocation) (1990)

Post-socialism + Retroavant garde + Irwin, video, 1997

Deklica z oranžo (The Girl With Orange) (1987)

Moscow Portraits (1990)

Cindy Sherman or Hysteria Production Presents a Reconstruction of Sherman’s Photographs (1984)

Trenutki odločitve (Moments of Decision) (1985)

Labirint (Labyrinth) (1993)