Lecture at “Interweaving Cultures in Performance” / Freie Universität Berlin

International Research Center »Interweaving Performance Cultures« / Freie Universität Berlin Grunewaldstraße 34, Berlin

Presentation of the Chinafrika Project by Jochen Becker at the event series Tea Times - organized by  the INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH CENTER »INTERWEAVING PERFORMANCE CULTURES«  // Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Philosophy and Humanities

Kunsthochschule Kassel

Jochen Becker and Daniel Kötter will not only be giving an insight into their research so far, but also introducing the concept of their exhibition "Chinafrika. under construction" which will open June, 1th 2017 at the Museum for Contemporary Art Leipzig. Subsequently there will be time for questions.
The lecture will be held in English.

Exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Leipzig

Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig Karl-Tauchnitz-Straße 9-11, Leipzig

The presentation Chinafrika, under construction in the new building at Leipzig’s Museum of Contemporary Art (GfZK) is the central exhibition of the Chinafrika project, featuring a mix of contributions from Africa, China, and Europe based more than twenty works specially prepared for Leipzig, already existing works, and findings from the four Chinafrika Working Groups in Johannesburg (South Africa), Guangzhou (PR China), Lagos (Nigeria), and Lubumbashi (DR Congo).

Panel Discussion at GfZK

Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig Karl-Tauchnitz-Straße 9-11, Leipzig

Exhibition Chinafrika. under construction at GfZK “Making of”– Panel Discussion with the curatorial Team (Jochen Becker, Julia Schäfer, Daniel Kötter, ifau, Markus Dreßen)and the Working-Group-Members (Bodil Furu, Taiye Idahor, Daniel Sixte Kakinda, Benedicte Kurzen, Michael MacGarry, Patrick Mudekereza, Folakunle Oshun, Payne Zhu) Start at 7 pm In the following: Round Table Chinafrika (8-9:30 pm) and […]

Open-Air Screening at GfZK

Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig Karl-Tauchnitz-Straße 9-11, Leipzig

Open-Air Screening during the opening events of the Exhibition Chinafrika.under construction at the GfZK Leipzig With films by (expectedly): Bodil Furu Michael MacGarry Elke Marhöfer / Mikhail Lylov Yu Shen Su Start at 9:30 pm at the GfZK

Chinafrika.sample at Wasteproject Hamburg

Der Recyclinghof in Hamburg St. Pauli wird im Juni 2017 für 42 Stunden an 6 Tagen zu einer Bühne.
Müll wird in Form von Objekten, Videos, Vorträgen, Workshops, Interventionen, Performances und echtem Schrott in Containern präsentiert und verhandelt.

Rural-Urban Transition: Strategies in Diversity

ANCB The Aedes Metropolitan Laboratory, Christinenstr. 18-19,, Berlin

In collaboration with the upcoming UABB - Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture, Shenzhen: Cities, Grow in Difference (城市共生) ANCB The Aedes Metropolitan Laboratory Christinenstr. 18-19, 10119 Berlin BACKGROUND The upcoming Shenzhen Biennale, starting in December, will take place mainly in an 'urban village'. It provides a unique opportunity to explore diverse visions and strategies of urban […]

Chinafrika at Kunstfest Weimar

Kunstfest Weimar Weimar

Since 2013 Jochen Becker and Daniel Kötter have done research on cultural effects of the economic and political connections between China and the African continent. Their performance .Chinafrika. mobile. has been produced especially for Kunstfest Weimar.