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Disobedience Archive (The Park)

Exhibition at Salt Beyoğlu, Istanbul, opening April 22 about artistic practice in relation to political action: the videos and ephemera at SALT Beyoğlu survey forms of disobedience from the 1970s Parco Lambro uprising in Italy to the Gezi  Resistance in İstanbul.

Disobedience Archive (The Republic) – veduta della mostra presso il Castello di Rivoli, Italy 2013

Disobedience Archive is an ongoing, multi-phase video archive and platform of discussion that deals with the relationship between artistic practices and political action.

The project is an atlas of the plurality of resistance tactics such as direct action, counter-information and biological resistance. By setting in motion different signs and situations, Disobedience is presented as a network of open topics, brought together by artists, activists, film producers, philosophers and political groups.

Disobedience Archive, first phase by Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Berlin January 2005

The exhibition at SALT Beyoğlu is curated by Marco Scotini and Andris Brinkmanis. On this occasion the archive will include internationally sourced materials that date from the 1970s Parco Lambro uprising that took place in Italy up until the 2013 Gezi Park events in Istanbul.

Disobedience was presented in Berlin at PLAY platform for Film & Video and Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien in collaboration with Transmediale 05 (January-February 2005), in Prague at Prague Biennale 2 (May-September 2005), in St. Petersburg at Manifesta Journal Discussion (July 2005), in Barcelona at “Interferencia” (July 2006), in Eindhoven at “Forms of Resistance” exhibition at Van Abbenmuseum (September 2007 – January 2008).

Exhibition at SALT: Disobedience Archive (Park)
April 22-June 15
SALT Beyoğlu, Istanbul

Check out as well the archive about counter culture and disobedience at InEnArt under the title Urban Voice


Thomas Büsch

Filmmaker, Founding Member and Secretary General of diyalog, promotion of cultural exchange with Turkey. Since 2012 he is also project manager of InEnArt.

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