3rd OSTRALE Biennale. International exhibition of contemporary arts of the OSTRALE center for contemporary art. Given the ecological, social and economic dynamics of the last decade, it is becoming increasingly clear that the imperative of constant growth and development is no longer a sustainable vision for our future, if we want one at all. At the beginning of a new, post-pandemic era, the OSTRALE is now hopefully researching in 2021 how we can coexist with our fellow human beings, animals and our complex environment. (Winter Stiftung Hamburg)
Heinz Zolper has rendered outstanding contribution to art and culture in Germany and internationally for decades. His early contacts and cooperation with famous movie stars, sports and popular culture are particularly noteworthy. His contact and collaboration with Andy Wahrhol, who greatly appreciated Zolper’s independent contribution to pop culture, is legendary. The Winter Foundation congratulates the artist on being honoured by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany.
AIDS, Corona and other pandemics can only be defeated together – or never. More than 12 million people worldwide are still and again and again without possible medical HIV treatment. This hits people hard, particularly in poor countries, the so-called Third World. Corona exacerbates the inadequate supply. It is a sad realization that due to the corona pandemic, the number of almost 700,000 deaths from last year will increase by
Heinz Zolper is a German artist who has been campaigning for women and gender rights for decades, fundamentally for human rights through the means of art. The European Artforum Culture Foundation accompanies and supports the artist in his project in cooperation with Winter Foundation Hamburg and other foundations or groups. Respect and human dignity are inalienable values that the society – and therefore every single person – must defend. That’s the
Kunstverein in Hamburg presents the artists project: Not fully human, not human at all. Not Fully Human, Not Human at All takes its name from Donna Haraway’s essay “Ecce Homo, Ain’t (Ar’n’t) I a Woman, and Inappropriate/d Others”, a text which challenges the “universal” claims of Enlightenment Humanism in order to propose conditions of what she calls “non-generic” collective humanity. The artists in this exhibition set out from similar positions
The art salon KunstStücke by Dettmer in Cologne presents a virtual exhibition with works by Monika von Eschenbach. The online exhibition invites to discover the artist’s sculptural photo art. Fascinated works like box stop in Monaco, female view on woman bodies, new view on famous cologne cathedral architecture, Berliner Bogen by Teherani or railway station Frankfurt will challenge the way of seeing. The virtual exhibition will also be a appetizer
Our world lives from diversity and balance Where monocultures emerge, they initially use only a few, but destroy our common livelihood. Faults in nature and in social life are made possible by an imbalance of concentrated . If you want to counter abuses or eliminate them, you need to maintain a balance in the game of powers. Our influence on the balance of power in nature may be small, but we
Numerous conspiracy theories also circulate in Corona times. What is behind it? Conspiracy theories are a psycho-sociological phenomenon that broadly describes the attempt to explain a state, an event or a development through a conspiracy. It is suspected, that i.e. a targeted, secret work of a mostly small group of people will detriment a few other people or or (parts of) society . They are generally understood by the public
HELP! – YOURSELF AND OTHERS. Corona, the coronavirus and its disease Covid-19 threaten humanity. Solidarity, respect and love are required like never before. The virus multiplies in the throat. While an infected person speaks or coughs, he drops droplets almost automatically. These fly about 1.5 to 2 meters (when sneezing even 4 – 5 meters) before it will fall slowly to the ground. The infection usually arises from inhalation of
THE “DAME” BY HEINZ ZOLPER. Thought as a memorial in public space to inspire and motivate us for our daily life.