July 11, 2018, 2 pm
Many thanks to Vincent Schier introducing our participants to the concept, program & history of the art society nGbK – neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst and to Harley Aussoleil & Frances Breden guiding us through the group exhibition “LUCKY” curated by the sex-positive transdisciplinary genderbender collective COVEN BERLIN.
Exhibition Dates: July 07 – September 02, 2018
Location: nGbK – neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst
Opening Hours: Daily 12 Noon – 7 PM, Wednesday – Friday, 12 Noon – 8 PM
Address: Oranienstr. 25, 10999 Berlin
Curated by nGbK project group COVEN BERLIN: Frances Breden, Shelly Etkin, Lorena Juan, Judy Landkammer, Louise Trueheart, Kiona Hagen Niehaus, Esther Roman, Harley Aussoleiloven Berlin
With contributions by: Travis Alabanza, nicola awang, Zinzi Buchanan & Trev Flash, GeoVanna Gonzalez, Natalie Igor Dobkin, Ok-Hee Jeong, Laura G. Jones, Angela Kaisers, Roni Katz, Alexander Linton, Anarel·la Martínez-Madrid, Zwoisy Mears-Clarke, Nasheeka Nedsreal, Ileana Pascalau, Plural Authorship Collective (P_A_C), Tabita Rezaire, Anaïs Senli, Coral Short, Eve Tagny, Xenia Taniko, Anna Uddenberg, Vagittarius Rising, Cathy Walsh, Giegold & Weiß, Kandis Williams, Melanie Jame Wolf, Ming Wong, Miriam Yammad, Inga Zimprich (Feministische Gesundheitsrecherchegruppe)
“Focusing on queer and feminist practices, LUCKY combines an international exhibition and an extensive program of events composed of performances, film screenings, workshops, and panel discussions.
The curatorial team seeks to problematize the call to ›make your own luck‹ and its latent neoliberal fiction of self-made individualism, while still honoring the joy of chance and the auspicious occasion of the unexpected. The project will challenge the mythology of luck and trace the ways it obscures and rearranges privilege. Labor, as an expression of will, is seemingly all one needs to succeed: hard work will lead to success, but success once realized is sometimes passed off as lucky coincidence. These old narratives actively render historical and structural oppression invisible in physical, digital, and spiritual spaces.” (Excerpt from the press release by courtesy of nGbK & COVEN BERLIN)
More information on the nGbK Website.