SurVivArt at Über Lebenskunst


28/07/2011 SurVivArt at Über Lebenskunst

SurVivArt Summer Festival – Über Lebenskunst
17 – 21 August, 2011 Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin
As you already know, the first presentation of SurVivArt will be done during the Über Lebenskunst Summer Festival. We will have an exhibition space where visitors may have information on each of the artists and their projects, as well as the opportunity to watch teh films documenting the artists work. Parallel to this, we will participate in the Über Lebenskunst Klub, the ÜLK is an open forum to present projects and promote discussion and exchange.
We will have two sessions in which we will present the SurVivArt projects and we will be able to talk with some of the artists via Skype. On August 18th the artists Nino Sarabutra will confront us on our consume patterns and their relation to our happiness, we will present projects in which gender as well as consume patterns are a central theme. On August 19th we will experience about projects which are based on community interaction and the role of the artist within his/her community.
In both days the club session will be preceded by a general presentation of the project at the SurVivArt exhibition area.

August 18th 19:00 – 21:00
Theme: Gender and sustainability
Thailand:Skype conversation with Nino Sarabutra on her project and survey
Nigeria: Presentation of projects and films from Alafuro Sikoki and Adebimpe Adebambo
Cambodia: Presentation of projects and films and Skype conversation with Oeur Sokuntevy, Tith Kanitha and Neak Sophal
Discussion with Lydia Parusol (curator for the Cambodian artists)

August 19th 19:00 – 21:00

Theme: Participation towards a “good life”
Ethiopia: Presentation of projects and Skype conference with artists Kebreab Demeke and Robel Temesgen and curator Meskerem Assegued
Czech Republic: Presentation of the project “Other soils” by Czech curator Lenka Dolanova and presentation of the “Street for Art Festival” with organizer Jiří Sulženko
Myanmar: Presentation of project and film from Myanmar artist Phyoe Kyi and Skype conversation with Rainer Einzenberger
Nigeria: Presentation of project and film from Nigerian artist Segun Adefila
Discussion with Patrick Berg, director of HBS Ethiopia, Lenka Dolanova and Jiří Sulženko.




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The Heinrich Böll Stiftung central office in Berlin, Germany in cooperation with some of its regionals offices develops SurVivart, a project which through artistic and cultural actions, will propose a reflection on how sustainable practices can be incorporated in everyday life. More

SurVivArt Exhibition 2012

    SurVivArt - Arts for the right to a Good Life
    Exhibition February 5 - 24, 2012

    at the galleries:

  • Meinblau
  • Mikael Andersen
  • Pfefferberg, Christinenstrasse 18/19, Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin

    Opening Sunday February 5, 2012. 18:00

    Pressekontakt Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung:
    Karoline Hutter, Pressesprecherin, E-Mail:, Tel.: 030 - 285 34-202
    Achim Klapp, E-Mail:,, Tel.: 030 - 257 97 016

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