The 1980s. Today's Beginnings? An alternative view on the 80s

exhibition guide

The 1980s. Today's Beginnings? explores the long 1980s from six European perspectives, examining the relevance of this trans- formative decade for today. Placing different contexts alongside one another, the exhibition aims to offer alternative views on the recent past by allowing multiple social and cultural voices to speak to one another. The project comprises a diverse mix of artworks, music,TV, graphic and archival material, exploring a wide set of socio-political themes through the lens of culture.

Chapters
  • 1.
    The 80s
    by Nick Aikens, Charles Esche, Diana Franssen
  • 2.
    Talking Back
    by Nick Aikens, Charles Esche, Diana Franssen, Laura Herman
  • 3.
    Thinking Back
    by Nick Aikens
  • 4.
    NSK From Kapital to Capital
    by Zdenka Badovinac, Ana Mizerit, Eda Čufer
  • 5.
    Video Nou
    by Teresa Grandas
  • 6.
    How Did We Get Here?
    by Merve Elveren
  • 7.
    Archivo Queer
    by Fefa Vila Núñez
  • 8.
    Mediation
    by Gemma Medina, Daniel Neugebauer

15 pages
Published in 2016

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