WAR-ΠΟΛΕΜΟΣEXHIBITION / 05 NOV 2020 – 08 NOV 2020
This exhibition was originally held during MJW2020, it’s now postponed for the new schedule in November 2020.
Πόλεμος πάντων μὲν πατήρ ἐστι, πάντων δὲ βασιλεύς.
War is the father of all and king of all; and some he shows as gods, others as men, some he makes slaves, others free (Heraclitus).
The year 2020 commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Allied victory over Nazi Germany in World War II when civilization resisted barbarism. Is humanity world-war-proof ever since or is the longest period of euro-atlantic concord just an illusion?
The exhibition project „WAR-ΠΟΛΕΜΟΣ“ focuses on and examines rituals, symbols, objects and practices connected to real or symbolical conflicts and battles – past or present. „WAR-ΠΟΛΕΜΟΣ” aims at highlighting jewellery and art that deal with the aesthetics and concept of war, such as militarism, peace, revolution, unrest, resistance, gender, religion, illusion, forgiveness.
The show is curated by Christoph Ziegler and Loukia Richards (ZLR Betriebsimperum). With Mihaela Coman, Yonghak Jo, Marilena Karagkiozi, Ekaterina Korzh, Andy Lowrie, Nicole Maunz, Ludwig Menzel, Into Niilo, Leonidas Panourgias, Constance Marie Pretorius, Adriana Radulescu, Loukia Richards, Emily Smith, Jason Stein, Christoph Ziegler.