Anti / Monumental

‘Anti/Monumental’ is an experimental laboratory course interrogating
the place of memorial politics, urbanism & justice in Europe today.

 

Commissioned to mark the 70th anniversary of
Oskar Kokoschka’s radical School of Seeing.

 

Internationale Sommerakademie für Bildende Kunst Salzburg
July 17 – August 5, 2023.

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Should we make new monuments? How do we make new monuments?
What of anti-monuments, or counter-monuments, or social practices?

And what do we do with difficult monuments, with monuments that have betrayed us? How do we address places of collective grief, or sites where we are forbidden to grieve?

 

 

[ Site Documentation ]
Limestone extraction at Untersberg Quarry.

[ Process Photograph ]
Simona Gottierovà, ‘Reading the Stone’.

[ Process Photograph ]
Elisabeth Schuhmann, ‘Borborygmus (Series)’.

[ Exhibition Documentation ]
Martin Huber, ‘Content Aware Depositions Pt 1.1 ( Infrasonics ).’

[ Process Photograph ]
Cosma Kremser, ‘Nothing is Written in Stone ( unfinished )’.

[ Performance Rehearsal ]
Ira Kurhanska, ‘Ask a Mason How to Become a Stone’.

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