Editorial: Migrating Stories

Volume 1, Fall 2017 With aims of establishing a theoretical, analytical and exploratory extension of the Screen City Biennial and deepen out perspectives to the biennial’s framework of activities, the first volume of the SCB Journal departs from the theme Migrating Stories. This is a theme evoking notions of globalisation, post colonialism, diaspora and cultural…

Read More
Settlement, Shelter and Stowaway: From Location to Logistics

Maeve Connolly   What role does site play in the telling of ‘migratory stories’, and in art practices that are characterised by extension and expansion, but also attentive to borders and ‘logistical media of coordination, capture, and control’[1]? Documentary has, particularly since 2002, emerged as a privileged form for artists (and activists) to engage with…

Read More
CULTURES OF REPAIR

Peter Weibel   Any protest, any insurrection, any indignation, any revolution faces today a new situation: the global web of social media. Anything, what in former times, has been restricted to be only a local event, nowadays, by the nearly simultaneous dissemination, can become a global event. The social media function as a magnifying glass…

Read More
Injections of art Video works in semi-public places

Catrien Schreuder     The aim to bridge the gap between art and everyday life has been present on the foreground of much of the art production in the twentieth century. Artistic developments ranging from cubist collage, Dadaist ready-mades, surrealist bricolage, interdisciplinary happenings and Fluxus events up to postmodernist appropriation of the visual languages of…

Read More
Research Article: Expanded Art in Public Space I

  Research text developed on the basis of a curatorial roundtable in March 2017 on the concept, place and value of Expanded Art in public space today. The  text compiles a mix of discussion quotes, comments, theoretical reflections, and prepared statements by roundtable participants and the audiences. The discussion was recorded. Cited participants: Trude Schjelderup…

Read More
Art in the Intelligent City

  How may art, as autonomous manifestation and a domain intimately related to human experience, take part in the technological development of cities today? The Screen City Biennial developed out of curiosity and attention to the meeting between expanded moving image art and the urban domain. While the urban context is undergoing profound transformations with…

Read More
Curator Perspective: Tina Sauerländer

How would you describe your curatorial practice? As a curator, I see my role as that of a mediator between artistic expression and public perception. Artists reflect on the political, social or visual conditions of our surroundings. I carefully choose from these artistic expressions and embed them into a new societal and spatial framework to…

Read More