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What is political art vis-à-vis violent erased counter-cultural histories?

Marina Gržinić, Aina Šmid

RTV magazine, no.1. Poznan 2019

These posters/diagrams/images and texts by Marina Gržinić and Aina Šmid are works that emphasize topics as colonialism, class, racialization, anti-heteronormativity, violent structure of power and subjugation, ghettoization. The visuals are not used as propagandist tools but try to capture the crudeness of social structures and power. […]

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Radio web MACBA: interview with Marina Gržinić #277

About biopower and necropolitics, about borders+volumes, corpus and corpses about intestines and holograms, and about the disturbing miniaturisation of affect and empathy.

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New Book: Arte – Política – Resistencia

Tjaša Kancler
Ediciones t.i.c.t.a.c., Barcelona 2018

Repensar las relaciones entre la antigua Europa del Este y el Occidente, los años tras la caída del Muro de Berlín en los que la política ha adoptado las formas más extremas de dominación de la subjetividad mediante técnicas biomoleculares y semióticas, las medidas de austeridad y de exclusión, la guerra y la muerte, implica abrir espacios de pensamiento más allá de convenciones académicas y reflexionar sobre la cada vez mayor importancia del arte y la cultura para la economía desregulada y la dinámica de despolitización que se produce y reproduce continuamente, no solo económica y políticamente, sino también institucionalmente […]

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“What Matters is Revolution at the Historical Moment of Radical Contemporaneity”: Interview with Marina Gržinić

by Raino Isto (College Park, MD) Since 1982, Marina Gržinić has collaborated with art historian Aina Šmid on over 40 video art projects, including independent video documentaries, television productions, and media installations. A new show of the duo’s work, Radical

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RADICAL CONTEMPORANEITY – Marina Gržinić and Aina Šmid 35 years of work revisited (1982–2017)

download flyer in pdf>> RADICAL CONTEMPORANEITY Marina Gržinić and Aina Šmid: 35 years of work revisited (1982-2017) Curator: Aneta Stojnić KUNSTRAUM LAKESIDE Lakeside B02 9020 Klagenfurt, Austria www.lakeside-kunstraum.at Opening: 11.05.2017, 18.30h Into the Now, performance by Marina Gržinić and Aneta

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East: bodies, borders and zonification (2016)

by Tjaša Kancler

The European unification, as Philomena Essed argues, has been foremost a project of whiteness. In a time, when it is said that Eastern Europe no longer exists, when Western Europe is also named “former”, the process of disappearance of certain borders implies its simultaneous multiplication and conversion into zones, border regions or territories. East is today operating as one of them. How, then, the way we conceptualize Europe changes if we rethink the silenced colonial/imperial history of European migration politics through the West-East relation of repetition, together with the coloniality of gender, the control of subjectivity and knowledge, the most extreme forms of exclusion and politics of death today? What potentialities for resistance are coming out from such analysis?

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Ljubljana: Nasilje proti Rogovcem in javni diskurz v interesu kapitala

Kritika stališč dr. Gregorja Tomca, zapisanih v intervjuju, ki ga je dal za Delova Ozadja dne 13. 06. 2016 v zvezi z dogodki, povezanimi z Rogom in Mestno občino Ljubljana v času od 10. 06. 2016 do danes.

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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)