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Prezentare de geheimagentur


An alternative cruise ship terminal, a performance-art-programme at the Hamburg fun fair, the Black Bank of Oberhausen - geheimagentur produces situations and institutions that appear to be fictional but then nonetheless withstand the test of reality. The performances of geheimagentur cross the boundaries of symbolic politics towards 'instant pleasure': they create a miniature version of another reality rather than confirming the old world in critical gestures. geheimagentur is an independent label, an open collective and the attempt to practice the 'art of being many'.

The presentation takes place in the framework of the exchange between the cities participating in the project Actopolis.

ACTOPOLIS brings together artists, urbanists and activists from South-Eastern metropolises and the Ruhr region in a joint production laboratory, because questions relating to the future of urban life can no longer be dealt with on a merely local level. ACTOPOLIS is a call to action and to co-author the city – across disciplines, national boundaries and cultural differences.

The project takes place in Athens, Belgrade, Bucharest, Ankara/Mardin, Oberhausen, Sarajevo and Zagreb.

A project by Goethe-Institut and Urbane Künste Ruhr.

Artistic direction: Angelika Fitz and Katja Aßmann.

Curators of Bucharest Actopolis: Ștefan Ghenciulescu and Raluca Voinea.
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