Ain’t Got No Fear (2016) by Mikhail Karikis (b. 1975, Greece) was created with a group of boys from the industrial marshland of the Isle of Grain in South East England. With the sound of a neighbouring power plant being demolished as their beat, the boys rap about past memories and possible futures, while questioning notions of territory and authority. Meanwhile, author-filmmaker Dario Azzellini (b. 1967, Germany) and artist Oliver Ressler (b.
The economic crisis that began in 2007-8 led to layoffs on a massive scale, leaving thousands of newly unemployed workers with little hope of another job. Their response put workers’ control back on the agenda in Europe. For many years beforehand, factories had been occupied and recuperated almost exclusively in Latin America.
In cooperation with CCA Ujazdowski Castle Warsaw, Diagonale´17, MEGAPHON and the Institute for Differential Psychology, University of Graz. Supported by the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Dizziness - A Resource (FWF-Peek) and the David Herzog Fund of the Styrian Universities.
Curated by: Katrin Bucher Trantow, Ruth Anderwald and Leonhard Grond
Property is theft! (La propriété, c’est le vol!, the famous declaration made by French anarchist Pierre-Joseph Proudhon in 1840, has the impact of a political slogan and serves as the title of Austrian artist Oliver Ressler’s first survey exhibition in Romania. The crisis of Neoliberalism, Oliver Ressler’s favourite theme throughout his activity over the past twenty years, points to the fundamentally economic understructure of all present social and political imbalances.
Who Throws Whom Overboard? is a major presentation of Oliver Ressler's works
dating from 2004 - 2016, and his rst in Istanbul since the exhibition An Ideal Society
Creates Itself at Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center in 2005.
Who Throws Whom Overboard? brings together photographic works, wall texts, lms
and installations addressing migration, borders, citizenship, capital and alternative
economics. The exhibition does not suggest that these “issues” are related in terms
Oliver Ressler – Confronting Comfort’s Continent. "Occupy, Resist, Produce" in the foundation La Fabbrica del Cioccolato
Oliver Ressler: born 1970, lives and works in Vienna and produces installations, projects in public space, and films on issues such as economics, democracy, global warming, forms of resistance and social alternatives.
Eröffnung A Sense of History im Nordstern Videokunstzentrum. Begrüßung durch Ralf Giesen (Geschäftsführer VIVAWEST, Gelsenkirchen) und Kathrin Becker (Leitung n.b.k. Video Forum), Einführung von Kasper König (Künstlerischer Leiter Skulptur Projekte Münster 2017).
Vernissage und Artist Talk, 25.02.2016, 19 Uhr
Der Künstler Oliver Ressler im Gepräch mit Marco Scotini (Kurator und Direktor von NABA – Neue Akademie der schönen Künste in Mailand)
Die Ausstellung Oliver Resslers (Österreich) ist die erste Einzelausstellung des Künstlers in einer italienischen Institution. Sie ist das Ergebnis des Dialogs und der Zusammenarbeit zwischen den vier europäischen Institutionen: Lentos Museum (Linz), NBK – Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (Berlin), CAC – Centro de Arte Contemporanea (Sevilla), ar/ge kunst (Bozen).
ISOLA UTOPIA: RiMAFLOW AND ISOLA PEPE VERDE, CONCRETE UTOPIAS
a project by Isola Art Center
in the context of
PRACTICES AS AN INTERSECTION IN A FRAGILE ENVIRONMENT
curated by Claudio Zecchi
10.30-17.00- Isola Utopia Video (a video review in loop, a web doc, books, prints etc) (click below to see the details)
17.00 From "Fight-Specific Isola" to "Isola Utopia"
Meeting with open debate
The concept of "Fight-Specific", Introduction by Antonio Brizioli.
Interventions by Andris Brinkmanis, Giusy Chechola, Elvira Vannini and others,
Professional preview: May 23, 2013