Screening and talk with Sharon Hayes
26 June 19, 7 pm
Venue: Pogo Bar
5 € / 3 € reduced
Ricerche: three (2013)
In My Little Corner of the World, Anyone Would Love You (2016)
Followed by a talk with Sharon Hayes, Mason Leaver-Yap and Cathrin Mayer
Sharon Hayes (born 1970 in Baltimore, US) uses photography, film, video, sound, and performance to examine the intersections between the personal and political sphere. An established line of enquiry throughout her multi-disciplinary practice is the transformative power of language. Hayes pays particular attention to the language of collective subject formation. She invites viewers and participants to re-experience moments of political and cultural oppression by staging protests, delivering speeches, and re-performing demonstrations.
On the occasion of this event Sharon Hayes will be showing excerpts of the film Ricerche: three (2013) and In my Little Corner of the World, Anyone Would Love You (2016). As part of an ongoing series of films Ricerche: three features the artist interviewing 35 students of an all-women’s college capturing how those different voices from a collective. In my Little Corner of the World, Anyone Would Love You centers a cast of queer, trans and lesbian people from Philadelphia reading excerpts of historical feminist/ lesbian newsletters and small run print publications from the UK and US produced during 1955–1977. The screenings will be accompanied with a talk by Cathrin Mayer, curator at KW, and Mason Leaver-Yap, associate curator at KW.