Salt for Svaneti (Jim Shvante), 1930, Michail Kalatosow (1903–1973), film, black/white, no sound, 54 min.
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David Kakabadze was a Georgian painter, graphic artist, and art scholar, a set designer, an cinematographic innovator and amateur photographer.
Irakli Gamrekeli was an artist, graphic designer and set designer and one of the founders of Georgian avant-garde stage design.
Buba, 1930, Noutsa Gogoberidze (1902–1966), film, black/white, no sound, 39 min.
Saba, 1931, Mikheil Chiraureli (1894–1974), film, black/white, no sound 1h 12 min.
My Grandmother (Chemi bebia), 1929 Konstantin (oder Kote) Mikaberidze (1896–1973), Film, black/white, no sound, 65 min (1929) / 73 min (1970)
A fired bureaucrat tries to avoid
his wife’s anger by turning to a so-called «Grandmother» to help him find a new job. Instead, his «Grandmother» provides him with a false recommendation letter that warns potential employers not to hire him. My Grandmother uses stop-motion, pup- petry, exaggerated camera angles, anima- tion and constructivist sets designed by the Georgian artist Irakli Gamrekeli, who created many sets for the...
Löwenbräu lebt! Bruch / Break
Performance Night, December 14, 2018, 7PM
Breaks can be expressed in many ways. A break down describes something collapsing or falling apart. In German, a departure or a time of change are called “Aufbruch”. New achievements and inventions are referred to as breakthroughs. You can break the law or a code or someone’s will. And at times, breaking up and taking a break can be the same.
How can art react to all these breaks? Should art break with a polarized society and complicate things? In which ways can we break out...
THE NIGHT, Kunsthalle Zürich-Gala, November 16, 2018
Andro Wekua: All is Fair in Dreams and War