Georgian female artists films/videos about dream, trauma and future
Caligariplatz 1 - 13086 Berlin
Friday, 24.02.2012, 18 h:
Short film program (Diverse - GE 2001 to 2009 - 85 min - digital – Original with subtitles)
Program presents films and videos of young Georgian female artists, who capture changes of their own life caused by political system change in 1989 in not ordinary and unusual images.
To be shown: Butterfly (2006) and Red (2009) by Luiza Laperadze, Zahesi 708 (2001) by Tamuna Karumidze, Let’s drink to Georgia (2006), Let’s drink to Love (2006) and Georgian Anthem (2006) by Khinkali Juice (Sophia Tabatadze & Nadia Tsulukidze), Zeimi - Celebration (2004) by Maya Sumbadze as well as Tango Metro (2007) and XXI (2007) by Nadia Tsulukidze.
In presence of artists (Sophia Tabatadze, Salome Machaidze) and curators!!
Saturday, 25.02.,18.00 h:
Georgia / Germany 2006 - 90 Min. - digital - Original with subtitles - D: Salome Machaidze - E: Jutta Tränkle - M: Tba, Nikakoi, Thomas Brinkmann
Supporting film: XVZ (2002) by Maya Sumbadze.
In presence of artist Salome Machaidze and curators!!!
After both events, there is the opportunity to talk.
Realized by „colabor 2plusX“ (Jule Reuter, Nini Palavandishvili/GeoAIR).
Dr. Jule Reuter is a curator of contemporary art, among otheres has curated a Goethe Institute Exhibition, Eastern Europe and Central Asia region: "1989–2009: Turbulent World – Telling Time", Contemporary Photography and Video Works from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan
Jule Reuter lives in Berlin and at the moment works as a curator at HfBK Dresden.
Nini Palavandishvili is a freelance curator. Since 2006 she is an active member of GeoAIR. She curates and organizes international exchange project in and outside of Georgia. Her recent projects include: Dressing Room/Garment Work. Elizabeth White & Anne Elizabeth Moore in the framework of Artisterium, 4thTbilisi International Contemporary Art Exhibition and Art Events, State Silk Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia (2011), Are We Again Travelers or Still Tourists? Artistic city trips in the framework of the IETM Autumn Plenary Meeting, Krakow, Poland (2011), Time future in the time past, multidisciplinary audio-visual art project, Batumi Georgia (2011), IMAGO, Group exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art (GfZK), Leipzig, Germany (2011), Frozen Moments: Architecture Speaks Back. A project by Joanna Warsza. The Former Ministry of Highways of the Soviet Republic of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia (2010).
Nini Palavandishvili lives and works in Tbilisi.
Funded by: Berlin's cultural administration - Artists program.
Article about East Mission, TAZ, 23 February 2012
Interview with Sophia Tabatadze and Jule Reuter