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Festivals and Curating

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Import Export:
Cultural Transfer between India and German speaking Europe 2004-2005


A collaborative research, production and festival project with art groups Werkleitz Gesellschaft of Germany and DeEgo of Austria.

Curators: Angelika Fitz, Dorothee Wenner, Madhusree Dutta, Marle Kröger and Michael Wörgötter

Themes: Moving People
Moving Concepts
Moving Goods

Accumulative Festivals

Bombay Chapter:
25th-27th March 2005 at NCPA (with MPC3)

Vienna Chapter:
19th-22nd May 2005 at Künstlerhaus / K-haus cinema

Berlin Chapter:
11th-14th August 2005 at Haus der Kulturen der Welt/
House of World Cultures

Productions:

Films:
From Here to Here: by Madhusree Dutta and Philip Scheffner. On shifting identities and moving people.

Star Biz: by Dorothee Wenner and Merle Kröger. On cultural appropriation and exchanges through the metaphor of luxury car Mercedes.

The Animal Next to Us: by Michael Wörgötter. On social construction of cultural responses as seen through the Cow.

Art / Photo Installations:
Food, Skin and Other Baggage: by Mamta Murthy

Wild Life Garden: Ennui in the Zoo if Identities: by Michael Wörgötter and Shantanu Lodh

Scattered Wholes and Chosen Bits: by Sun-ju Choi and Anka Illing

Theatre Essay:
Centaurs (based on the text by Heiner Müller): by Anuradha Kapur. On multiple borders.

Publication:
Import Export / Cultural Transfer /India, Germany, Austria
A collection of essays, images and film narratives initiated by the project.
Editors: Angelika Fitz, Alexandra Schneider, Dorothee Wenner, Merle Kröger,
Publisher: Parthas Verlag GmbH, Berlin
Distribution in India: Katha, New Delhi

Funded by:
ECCP (European Union – India Economic Cross Cultural Programme)