Mentor showcases and conversations
Moderated by Kimberly Bradley
Ulli Lust will read and show an excerpt from her forthcoming graphic novel Die Frau als Mensch (Women as Humans), a comic-critical look at gender and art in ancient history. Get a unique sneak peek at the comic artist’s work in progress, soon to be published with avant-verlag. The session will continue with a reading by and conversation with her mentee, Özge Samancı.
Friday, 6 pm in the Halle
Following a conversation with his mentee Iman Jesmi, Emeka Ogboh invites visitors to act two of the installation Ámà: The Gathering Place, which showed at Gropius Bau museum in Berlin. Ámà: Act Two is part
of Ogboh’s GustaStory series, which explores how private, public, and collective memories and histories are translated, transformed, and encoded into food. With a specially crafted beer offered on site, the artist evokes the culinary traditions of the Igbo cuisine of eastern Nigeria.
Friday, 8 – 8:30 pm in the Halle; 8:30 pm in the Saal
Singer Sofia Jernberg will perform an original solo composition that explores the voice’s instrumental qualities. The a cappella piece follows a conversation between Jernberg and her mentee, Flora Détraz, on the topic of organizing sound in space and time.
Friday, 9:30 – 10:30 pm in the Halle
Digital policy expert Francesca Bria and theorist Evgeny Morozov, who was a mentor in Forecast 5, discuss the state of the digital public sphere, from surveillance capitalism to cryptocurrencies and DAOs. Artist and filmmaker Christopher Roth moderates and challenges the talk, which will be followed by a conversation with Bria’s mentee Jaya Klara Brekke on
Saturday, 6–7:30 pm in the Halle
Architect Tatiana Bilbao invites the audience to jointly create a quilted collage using disused textiles. The work draws on her studio’s use of collaging and model-making and will go on view at the National Gallery of Victoria, Australia, as part of the museum’s exhibition series by international women designers and architects, which Bilbao kicks off in September. Following the session is a conversation with her mentee, Luísa Sol, on design and domesticity.
Saturday, 7:30 – 8:30 pm in the Halle
Choreographer Mathilde Monnier performs an original solo choreography incorporating sound elements. Following her piece, she will join her mentee, Simona Deaconescu, to discuss her work Ramanenjana, which
looks at the 1863 “dancing plague“ in Madagascar.
Saturday, 9 – 10:45 pm in the Halle