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Werkleitz Biennale HAPPY BELIEVERS
We would kindly like to invite you to the press conference of the 7th Werkleitz Biennale on Wednesday, 6th of September at 2 pm as well as to the grand opening at 7 pm.
We are glad that Prof. Dr. Jan-Hendrik Olbertz, minister for culture of Saxony-Anhalt, will inaugurate the biennial. Afterwards a short fiIm programme will groom you to the topic of this years biennial, till we will celebrate in the „Happy Believers Club“ starting at 10 pm.
In the following days the biennial features an exhibition with about 30 contributions, a film programme containing 56 films as well as performances, lectures, artist talks and DJ sets.
The artist Julia Kissina invites to a séance with the dead Marcel Duchamp on Friday, 8th of September. In the performance The Populistic Paradise a group of artists present their research for paradise in 'here and now' in Halle on Saturday, 9th of September. And finally, on Sunday, 10th of September, you can expect an extraordinary midday mass.
In visiting two evangelic churches in Silberhöhe-Beesen and Radewell on Friday, 8th of September, we will continue our tradition in offering excursions to the city and its surroundings. Pastor Hans-Dieter Schubert will report about role and practical experience of religious work in the former GDR and today.
participating artists will be present for the period of the festival.
Therefore, the biennial again is a place for intensive
between artists, culture producers and the audience.
The 7th Werkleitz Biennale Happy Believers is curated by Anke Hoffmann, Solvej Helweg Ovesen, Angelika Richter and Jan Schuijren.
and a list of the participating artists, please visit our website: www.werkleitz.de/happy_believers
conference will be held on the 6th of September 2 pm in
Weinecksaal, Volkspark. Afterwards the curators will lead through the
exhibition. The organisors as well as the present artists are
availeable for interviews.
You have the
opportunety to view the dues of the biennals film programme unhurriedly
the opening at 7 pm or to work in the
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Main funders of
the 7. Werkleitz
the last decade the general
interest in religiosity and religious phenomena has increased. The 7th
Werkleitz Biennale entitled Happy Believers takes a closed look
role of belief and religion in present day society. “What do we believe
and “why do we believe?” are the central questions guiding the
the art works. These investigations go beyond an understanding of
belief in a
strictly religious sense. Visitors of the Church Congress,
football fans, brand fetichists and hobby astrologists – they all have
-- hanna keller presse- und öffentlichkeitsarbeit fon: +49 (0)30 69531253 mobil: +49 (0)176 24093657 email@example.com www.werkleitz.de
Press Release HAPPY BELIEVERS No 5.pdf
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