Cartel Urbano 17/oct/2018 Causas
En la última edición del festival de cine comunitario y alternativo Ojo al Sancocho, un taller de arte se centró en problemáticas que afectan a esta localidad, como lo es el de las fronteras invisibles. A través del performance, la videoinstalación, la actuación y la escultura, la intención fue sembrar una semilla crítica en los participantes.
parade, workshops, performances, salons, installations, architecture, cooking and exhibtion – initiated by re:form e.v. and bankleer, 27. may – 23 sept. 2018, Eden, Oranienburg
125 years ago, 18 vegetarians in Oranienburg founded the oldest still existing settlement of the life reform movement. They called her Eden: like the Garden of Paradise.
6.00 pm in the Lichtsaal: Capitalism and Powerlessness – artist talk with bankleer + Joseph Vogl:
How is it possible to deceive the monetary dispositive? How could a radical universality be designed that applies to all without common values and rules?
sculptural performance, Kronprinzenpalais, 3. Herbstsalon of the Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin, 11 – 26 November 2017
The characters WIR Europa, klein a, double ding and Rosa Luxemburg are talking to themselves, talking to each other or interacting directly with the visitors. They are stammering, shouting, carrying, chanting and chattering
sculptural performance, karachi biennale 2017, NJV school building, pakistan, 10.22. – 11.05.17 in collaboration with patric catani
From the growl of the Milky Way a meteorite falls on the ground. A fragment from an unknown space in which we are clueless poking – crashes into the urban space of Karachi.
23. bis 29. MaiCitizen Art Days 2016, in the former Stasi-Zentrale (stasi museum and NUK Ruschestr. 103-104) in Berlin-Lichtenberg
In cooperation with the musician and composer Paul Wolff and residents of the emergency shelter for refugees in the Ruschestraße 103/104, bankleers worked out the songs for the Tohubassbuuh.
Performance by bankleer. With Mehmet Ateşçi and Mareike Beykirch. Herbstsalon, Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin, 2015
In the exhibition and during a performative walking tour of the city with their Tohubassbuuh, an oversized mobile megaphone, bankleer bring sounds and texts about fleeing and its reasons to collide with the present.
performance, workshop and exhibition, rotor, Offener Betrieb, Steirischer Herbst, Graz, 2015
Events come thick and fast. Our physical limits are overcome by the unbridled dynamics of the global market, we can´t even reflect ourselves in relation to the boundless economic growth. Objects and humans leave their familiar places and are put on the move – and today again, thousands of refugees have arrived in Europe.
meltdown, Performance, bankleer featuring Oshin Sarisa and Friends, Doi Saket Stadium, Thailand, 22. March, 2015
A variety of crises keeps us in suspense: financial crisis, wars, global warming and diseases put us in a diffuse nervous condition with no orientation. Media flood our perceptions with complex, rapidly changing information, which we can not bring into relation with ourselves. A sense of state of emergency is spreading in our present.
Performance/Installation, 45 min, Spreetreppen am Reichstagsufer, im Rahmen der Ausstellung im Rahmen der Ausstellung The Pioneers Movement, District, Berlin, 2014
The piece Sleepy hollows (2013) locates the body at the center of the problem of understanding the destructive force of financial markets today.
Performance and Installation, Herbstsalon, Maxim Gorki Theater, Palais am Festungsgraben, Berlin, 2013
Relating to the past function of the exhibition space as the former residence of the Prussian ministry of finance, the artist duo bankleer questions the role of contemporary financial systems in shaping our lives.
Edited by bankleer, Karin Kasböck & Christoph Maria Leitner, Texts by Nataša Ilic (WHW), Daniela Stöppel, Diedrich Diederichsen, Stefan Kaegi (Rimini Protokoll), Dietrich Heißenbüttel
bankleer´s works and projects are distinguished by the use of an exceptionally wide range of media and formats and the employment of different formal languages.
Installation, Video (6.40 min), Pariser Platz, Berlin, 2011
Background of this work is the development of Western democracies toward a consensus policy of the center, with no real confrontation. We share the opinion of Simon Critchley, that anger and outrage offer basically the chance to open up the space for something new and get exposed to fight for a political majority.
Installation, Performance, Video (6.30 min), Dresden, 2011
The work relates to the paradox of an “upcoming” future that can not be represented in the present, and yet must take place in the here and now. Activist practices are extremely important in this context, to reflect the antagonism and the demand for a radical democracy.
Video, Outdoor Kino, Usti nad Labem/Aussig, 2011
Twilight Cinema Předlice is a temporary outdoor cinema in Předlice. The neighborhood called Předlice is situated on the outskirts of Ústí nad Labem and almost inhabited by Romas. For the exhibition “The Art of Urban Intervention” two musicvideo clips were originated incollaboration with the community of Předlice.
Peace and Visibility in an Asymmetrical World, Project of the NGBK, Berlin 2010
Project Group Theater of Peace / curatorial Team: bankleer, Anke Hagemann, Dietrich Heißenbüttel, Gunda Isik
Every day, theaters of war around the world are at the center of media attention. Working for peace on the other hand is unspectacular, slow, and not very appealing. How can a place, an initiative, an artistic work become a theater of peace?
poster-campaign, rotor, Graz, 2008
One integral part of the long-term project “Land of Human Rights” is a poster campaign. Starting in September 2007, a set of 4 posters will be printed every half a year. The front side of the posters will present works of artists on current human rights issues and on the back side there will be short texts of human rights activists, theorists or people affected by human rights.
Informations for the Resistance. For all, who cannot be there. For all, whom Mainstream Media doesn’t speak to anymore.G8-TV connects video activist groups and individuals to report on the G8-summit in Heiligendamm. AK Kraak, bankleer, Eisbär Kooperative, freundeskreis videoclips, image-shift, indyvideo Russia, kanalB – ersetzt herkömmliches fernsehen, KiK-Box – Projektgruppe der UdK Berlin, kinoki now!, trojan tv, ÜPD.
Poster project to mobilize against the G-8 summit in Heiligendamm near Rostock, Germany, June 6-8, 2007
Artist Without Walls (IL/Palestine), bankleer (D), open circle (IND), Mansour Ciss (SN), Markus Dorfmüller (D), Petra Gerschner (D), Marina Grzinic (Slo), Oliver Ressler (A), Walter Seidl (A) und Alan Sekula (USA)
The art project HOLY DAMN IT has to be seen as an artistic intervention in the process of a political debate about social alternatives in the international protest and resistance movements against the G-8 summit in Heiligendamm near Rostock in 2007.
Aktuelle Kunst aus Europa, öffentlicher Raum Wien 2005/2006
Solidarity Declaration: It is not the task of art to please or to satisfy the interests of the politicians in power. The “rolling board” project brings 75 artists and artist groups from all over Europe to Austria – in order to present their reflections on reality in public space.
REALE RESTE, german/english, publication, ISBN 3-937476-44-X
This publication is part of the film project REALE RESTE / REAL REMNANTS – an application of the central theses of Slavoj Zizek’s The Ticklish Subject to the neoliberal economy.
where works ends and mission begins , with Heidi Mühlschlegel, video interviews and performance documentations in a counter-staging of the current illusion machine, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart 2005 + Plattform Berlin 2005 + Les Complices Zürich 2005 + ZKM Karlsruhe 2008
Video interviews and performance documentations in an installative counter design for the current illusion machine –
video (9.30 min.) +installation, sound Goh Lee Kwang, Wilhelma Zoo, Stuttgart 2004 + oda projesi, Istanbul 2004 + Shedhalle, Zürich 2005 + Bethanien Berlin 2006 + ZKM, Karlsruhe 2008
The background of this piece are the constant calls for flexibilization and deregulation that are made in hopes of reviving the economy.
out of work, in with reality! video (20 min.), Installation + action week in the Stuttgart Employment Agency 2004 in collaboration with the unemployment initiatives Salz, Wut and Lagalo.
rotate! work simulation, performative installation and video (8.10 min.), Kunstbank, Berlin 2003
Video installation with foam and dough sculptures that draws attention to the increasing all-round pressure on the unemployed to return from the margins of the economy into the midst of society, in order to take on jobs that don’t even exist.