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To Become Two Alex Martinis Roe
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To Become Two Alex Martinis Roe


14.04-25.05.2018

Archive Kabinett presents To Become Two, a film installation and publication by Alex Martinis Roe that stem from her ongoing engagement with international feminist communities and their political practices. Across six films, To Become Two traces the stories of six different, yet connected, feminist groups from the 1970s to the present who have built communities in Europe and Australia. 

Spell Reel screening and double book launch
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Spell Reel screening and double book launch


13 - 20.04.2018

An archive of film and audio material in Bissau. On the verge of complete ruin, the footage testifies to the birth of Guinean cinema as part of the decolonising vision of Amílcar Cabral, the liberation leader who was assassinated in 1973. In collaboration with the Guinean filmmakers Sana na N'Hada and Flora Gomes, as well as many allies, Filipa César imagines a journey wherein this fragile matter from the past operates as a visionary prism of shrapnel, with which to look through.

The Effects of Wording
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The Effects of Wording


03.03.2018

Screening of Catarina Simão’s video which emerged from her research, The Mozambique Institute Project, and was dedicated to a pioneering school project in Tanzania. It was followed by a discussion hosted by Tobias Hering.

The Curfew Exhibition and talk
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The Curfew Exhibition and talk


27.01.2018 – 18.02.2018

A public talk on the occasion of the exhibition by Katarina Sevic and Gergely Laszlo. With Hajnalka Somogyi / OFF-Biennale Budapest (HU) Agnieszka Polska & Janek Simon / Szalona Galeria (PL) and Andrej Mirčev, Berlin.

A troupe roves the streets of Budapest. They push in front of them a three-meter high egg-shaped, multiplayer megaphone. They stop at busy public squares to perform their play as a speaking choir about the transfiguration of a group of security guards. They are helped by the magical “talking egg” in which the voices reborn and amplify.

Discreet Violence Finissage
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Discreet Violence Finissage


20.01.2018

On the occasion of the finissage of the exhibition Discreet Violence: French Camps in Colonized Algeria, curated by Samia Henni, film excerpts annotated by Brigitta Kuster in conversation with Yasmina Dekkar, were screened at Archive Kabinett on January 20th. 

Discreet Violence
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Discreet Violence

19.12.2017

Based on private and institutional archives, including the French Service cinématographique des armées, Discreet Violence: French Camps in Colonized Algeria features certain aspects of the massive forced resettlement of civilians during the Algerian Revolution (1954–1962), and disclosures the ways with which the French colonial regime attempted to divert the military purpose of the camps in the aftermath of a medial scandal of 1959.

Tropicália and Beyond
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Tropicália and Beyond


18.11.2017

In connection with the screening programme, 'Tropicália and Beyond: Dialogues in Brazilian Film History' at Tate Modern, Archive Books presented a publication by the same title, edited by Stefan Solomon, along with the screening of 'A Maldição Tropical' and 'Barravento Novo'.

How Does the World Breathe Now? N°41
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How Does the World Breathe Now? N°41


08.11.2017

For the 41st session of SAVVY Contemporary’s weekly film series, Rachel O’Reilly introduced aboriginal community activist and Gumbaynggirr man Roxley Foley, part of the current generation of grassroots activism in Australia to present films and a discussion.

Some Name Some Noun Simply
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Some Name Some Noun Simply


17.09.2017

The premiere of the short play Some Name Some Noun Simply, written and directed by Nicoline van Harskamp, took place at Archive Kabinett during Berlin Art Week 2017. It was performed three times by Serge Fouha, Kenneth Philip George and Monica Reyes.

The Cinema of Med Hondo
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The Cinema of Med Hondo


20.08.2017 - 10.09.2017

An exhibition by Theo Eshetu, as part of Cours, cours, camarade, le vieux monde est derrière toi - The Cinema of Med Hondo, a collaborative project at Arsenal – Institute for Film and Video Art, Archive Kabinett, silent green Kulturquartier and SAVVY Contemporary.