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Ujjwal Kanishka Utkarsh

The revolution is everyday The proposed PhD, ‘The revolution is everyday’, lies at the intersection of observational filmmaking and protests. I seek to explore how observational filmmaking techniques can reveal new dimensions of protests and, conversely, how looking at protests … Continue reading

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Masimba Hwati

Exploring the Liminal as a site of rituality, resistance and negotiation through intersections of sound and multimedia sculpture How can cultures in Post-colonial Africa today achieve sound and aesthetic positions that are not default states, or merely acquiescing forms of … Continue reading

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Anna Tjé

Queering African ancestrality through utopia archives: Family ties and healing in cheerful spaces. The project “Queering African ancestrality through utopia archives: Family ties and healing in cheerful spaces” sets out to investigate the performative and cinematographic effects of struggles for emancipation, survival … Continue reading

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Anca Benera

Debrisphere. Landscape as an Extension of the Military Imagination I am interested in the intersections between art, spatial practice and environmental politics. My research-based work reveals the ecologies of power and invisible patterns that lie behind certain historical, social, or … Continue reading

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Berhanu Ashagrie Deribew

Care and Become “What we (societies in the Global South) have in common is that we all have to fight against many obstacles in order to live with dignity—that is to say, to live well.” — Boaventura de Sousa Santos … Continue reading

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Rehema Chachage

This PhD proposal takes its cue from Dyangani Ose’s invitation, following on her suggestion to observe Umberto Eco’s notion of the open work as it applies to approaching history as open and incomplete. In this respect, I am interested in … Continue reading
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Serena Lee

Be water, my friend: unsettling personhood through embodied practices and polyphonic narrative Drawing from the cyclic transformation of liquid and gas as a model of relationality, my research attends to and unsettles notions of personhood. I am interested in the … Continue reading
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Aykan Safoğlu

Feeling Indebted, Passing as German: Affective and aesthetic regimes of indebtedness as a 20th Century German educational product of Istanbul. Leaning on my personal biography, this project will explore the aesthetic and affective codes of a certain notion of ‘indebtedness’ … Continue reading

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Mihret Kebede – FW

FANTASTIC WEDNESDAY The PhD in Practice welcome you to one of their Fantastic Weekdays events where one of the candidates presents part of their artistic research to an open audience‭. ‬Join us for screenings‭, ‬performances‭, ‬discussions‭, ‬and an open bar‭!‬ … Continue reading

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Baldauf: Winter term 2019

Focusweek January: Tuesday: 10am – 1pm: writing workshop, part 1 2pm – 5pm: writing workshop, part 2 Wednesday: 10am – 3pm: writing workshop, part 3             3pm – 5pm: reflection on Paris Thursday: Noon – 5pm: workshop on Landscape and Power, with … Continue reading

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