L’INTRU (INVADERS) Ana Mendes  •  Dae Hong Kim  •  Hannae Utamura  •  Israel Martinez  •  Jasmin Schaitl  •  Plants and Empire  •  Zwoisy Mears-Clarke
ANA MENDES, Vienna/London/Berlin
Danziger Str. 145, 10407 Berlin (View on Map)

  • ‘L’intru (Invaders)’ is a multidisciplinary exhibition and performance program that deals with issues of post-colonialism, memory, identity and narration. The idea of invasion can be spoken about in abstract and concrete terms: the literal denial of entry into a country and the perception of individuals as outsiders combined with the psychological rupture that occurs when one is denied the opportunity to build an identity, nationality and memories. For those who do not have a past, the only possible future lies in-between the fantasy of alienation or the nostalgia of their origins.

    Gathering together artists originally from Portugal, Austria, Japan, South Korea, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Argentina, Jamaica and Australia, who work in performance, object, photography, video and installation, ‘Lintru (Invaders)’ aims to question these potent issues: postcolonialism, personal and collective memory, narration and identity. It not only asks who the invaders are, it also speaks of the personal narratives that these forces provoke within the individual.

    Artists include: Plants and Empire (DE), Dae Hong Kim (KO), Ana Mendes (PT), Zwoisy Clarke-Meyers (JM), Jasmin Shaitl (AT), Hannae Utamura (JP).

    5 pm – Zwoisy Mears-Clarke, "How To Greet Like A Jamaican Step 1", one-to-one performance)"
    6 to 6:20 pm – Jasmin Schaitl, "Hauch"
    6:30 to 6:50 pm – Ana Mendes, "Self-portrait"
    7 pm onwards – Plants and Empire

Ana Mendes, \"Self-portrait\"
Ana Mendes, "Self-portrait"
Jasmin Schaitl, \"Hauch\"
Jasmin Schaitl, "Hauch"
Hannae Utamura, \"Secret Performance Series 3\"
Hannae Utamura, "Secret Performance Series 3"
Dae Hong Kim, \"A Robot\"
Dae Hong Kim, "A Robot"

Photos courtesy of Dae Hong Kim

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