di Yara Mekawei
I produced a limited series of episodes that a part of the audio archive that belongs to “Beyond Promise”; an exhibition that presents the artistic research from artists Sven Bergelt, Yara Mekawei, Mina Nasr, Kai-Hendrik Windeler, and Curator Elham Khattab about the architectural heritage of Socialism in Kairo and Leipzig to critically discuss its current relevance in terms of common good-oriented action, ecologically sustainable urbanism and the desire for a society that can interact equally.
Artists: Sven Bergelt, Yara Mekawei, Mina Nasr, and Kai-Hendrik Windeler
Curator: Elham Khattab
In collaboration: Out Of The Circle, Radio Submarine, Radio Sphere
The exhibition displaying now at KV – Verein für zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig (16.09. – 14.10.2022 ) https://kunstverein-leipzig.org/beyond-promise
Episodes in English:
1- October 5th, 18:18 – 19:00
Artist talks | Carina Pesch
In-between Carina’s sound practices and sound cities talk moderated by Yara Mekawei
2- October 6th, 17:57 – 19:00
Artists’ talk about socialism
A conversation with Beyond Promise artists and curator about their research trips and exhibition moderated by Diana Felber.
3- October 9th 16:57 – 18:00
Formal and Informal Housing in Post-Socialist Era
with Art Historian Juliane Richter (GE) and Architect Omar Nagati (EG)
Talk moderated by Curator Elham Khattab, Artist/Curator Sven Bergelt and Kai-Hendrik Windeler
4- October 10th, 17:04 – 17:40
Sound composition/field records from Cairo and Leipzig.