There is no such thing as a real story. Stories—to paraphrase American historian Hayden White—are not lived, they are told. In this walk-through Ana Teixeira Pinto (theory tutor@DAI) will look at narrative and the structural relation between fictional form and non-fictional subject matter in the work of Peter Friedl. KW - Berlin on 27 February, 2 pm in English
Report 1964–2022 is Peter Friedl’s (b. 1960) most extensive institutional survey in Germany to date. Adopting a variety of genres, media, and forms of display, Friedl’s works seek to explore the construction of history and the concepts within our political and aesthetical consciousness. His artistic practice is aimed at creating new models of narration in which time, permanent displacement, and critical intimacy all play a central role.
Ana Teixeira Pinto is a writer and cultural theorist based in Berlin. She is a guest professor at Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg (AdBK) and a theory tutor at the Dutch Art Institute. Her writings have appeared in publications such as Third Text, Afterall, Artforum, e-flux journal, Manifesta Journal and Texte zur Kunst. She is the editor of a forthcoming book series on the antipolitical turn to be published by Sternberg Press. Together with Kader Attia and Anselm Franke, she is organizing the conference and podcast series The White West: Whose Universal, taking place at HKW Berlin, and she is a member of the 2022 Berlin Biennial artistic team.
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