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A public display of affection is a term meaning an act of physical intimacy performed in front of other people.
1. 3. to 31. 3. 2021
European Media Art Platform
Mark Farid, scholarship holder of the European Media Art Platform (EMAP) at Werkleitz, presents Seeing I: The Other online at seeing-i.com on February 25, 2021, starting at 10:00 a.̷
4. 3. 2021
Werkleitz Festival 2021
The Werkleitz Festival 2021 New World Dis/Order in Halle (Saale) presents 44 new media art productions from the international scholarship program European Media Art Platform (EMAP) initiated by Werkleitz and supported by Creative E
18. 6. to 4. 7. 2021
The 2020 Werkleitz Festival explores contemporary image production in rural regions based on the example of Mansfeld Land. The model project invites artists and researchers to work together with actors from the region to bring together external observations with self-perceptions.
23. 10. to 25. 10. 2020
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The Song of the Shirt: premiere at Forum Expanded exhibition

The video work “The Song of the Shirt” (DE, 2020) by Kerstin Schrödinger will premiere in the Forum Expanded exhibition at SAVVY Contemporary during the Berlinale from May 18 to June 6, 2021. The Song of the Shirt was supported as part of the werkleitz project funding. 

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Coming off the real time, for a while @ Cinémathèque Leipzig

The film “Coming off the real time, for a while” (DE, 2019) by Anna-Maria Friedrich, supported by Werkleitz, can be seen until February 17th in the online program HOTSPOT LEIPZIG at the Cinémathèque Leipzig.  

The film observes Sven Axel’s routine and describes the landscape around his farm, which on the one hand represents an unspoilt idyll for locals and tourists, but on the other hand is used by the Swedish and international military for exercise purposes. At the breaking edge of an Ice Age crack in the ground, the director and the farmer question the boundaries between fact and fiction. Gradually, the landscape designing actors become visible and Sven Axel begins to implement his own cinematic ideas …

Filmstill: Anna-Maria Friedrich, Coming off the Real Time, for a While (Filmstill) © Rosenpictures

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Mark Farid
European Media Art Platform (EMAP)
Seeing I: The Other by Mark Farid

Mark Farid, scholarship holder of the European Media Art Platform (EMAP) at Werkleitz, presents a preview of the Werkleitz Festival 2021 New World Dis/Order, which will take place in Halle from June 17th to July 4th. The second protagonist of Seeing I: The Other will be screened on January 14, 2021 starting at 10:00 a.m. Farid’s work shows the everyday life of Filip, a Program Coordinator at Pekarna Magdalenske mreže Gallery, Slovenia from the time he wakes up until the evening. The 27-year-old from Bosnia lives in Maribor, determined by the fight for his visa and residence. The recording from the first-person perspective allows the viewer to fully immerse himself in the life of the other person. The recording is presented in 360 degrees and VR-compatible. The presentation is part of the project Seeing I. >>> More 

Filmstill: Seeing I: The Other , Mark Farid © Mark Farid

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Public Displays of Affection
Liliana Piskorska
(PL 2017)
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Philip Scheffner: Retrospective at Arsenal 3

The productions by supported artist Philip Scheffner which were partly supported by werkleitz are presented in January on arsenal 3. Since 2012, Philip Scheffner has made five longer films in collaboration with Merle Kröger, all of which premiered at the Berlinale Forum. Based on in-depth research, these films address the issues of borders and the exclusion of people, consistently reflecting on the conditions of film- and image-making as well as questions of representation, power dynamics and hierarchies. As part of the retrospective on arsenal 3, an online discussion will be held with Philip Scheffner. More Information.

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European Media Art Platform (EMAP)
Premiere of Seeing I: The Other

Mark Farid, scholarship holder of the European Media Art Platform (EMAP) at Werkleitz presents the results of his scholarship on Friday, December 4, starting at 4 p. m. in Videorama and online at werkleitz.de at 11:45: Seeing I: The Other. Farid’s work shows for 7 hours the everyday life of Ibrahima from the first-person perspective. The 36-year-old asylum seeker from West Africa lives in the northeast of England, determined by the constant struggle for his right to stay. The recording from the first-person perspective allows the viewer to fully immerse himself in the life of the other person. The stream is presented in 360 degrees and VR-compatible. The presentation is part of the project Seeing I. >>> More 

Image: Seeing I, Mark Farid, Photo Sophie le Roux

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European Media Art Platform (EMAP)
Online Workshop for emerging Artists

This friday, November 27, EMAP member Antre Peaux is hosting an online workshop focussing on the professionalization of emerging artists from 9:30am to 5pm. Feel free to join (100 pers max) the conferences and the collective workshop via BigBlueButton. > more

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European Media Art Platform (EMAP)
Online Exhibition

From November 26 to December 20, the European Media Art Platform (EMAP) presents the last online group show of selected projects realised by EMAP member Onassis Stegi. > more

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A-38 Stipendium
Preisträgerin 2020 gekürt

Werkleitz gratuliert Juliana Fanjul (MX) – sie gewinnt das A38–Produktions-Stipendium Kassel-Halle für ihren Film Silence Radio.
Online zu sehen ist die Arbeit noch bis zum 27. November 2020 im Rahmen des 37. Kasseler Dokfest.
Das Stipendium ist durch die Unterstützung der LPR Hessen und der Medienanstalt Sachsen-Anhalt mit bis zu 3.000 Euro Unterhalts - sowie max. 1.000 Euro Reisekosten ausgestattet.

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Interviews Unter uns Filmraum vollständig online

Die eigens für Unter uns neu produzierten und im Unter uns Filmraum im Rahmen des Werkleitz Festival 2020 präsentierten Interviews sind in voller Länge online. Werkleitz hat ein Interview mit Fritz Pleitgen, dem einstigen WDR-Intendanten, geführt und aufgezeichnet. Das zweite eigens produzierte Interview mit dem Treuhandforscher Marcus Böick und Hubertus Luthardt, Mitbegründer des ersten Betriebsrats der Mansfelder Kupfer und Messing GmbH, heute KME verhandelt die kontroverse Geschichte der Treuhandanstalt im Zusammenhang mit den Geschehnissen der Mansfeld AG/MKM zu Beginn der 1990er Jahre und wurde ebenfalls im Filmraum gezeigt. Das vollständige Interview ist hier Online zu sehen.

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Die Allgemeinen Geschäftsbedingungen (Filmstill) , Amelie Befeldt, 2019
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Amelie Befeldt @ Kasseler Dokfest

Congrats to Amelie Befeldt on the premiere of her short film The General Terms and Conditions (DE, 2019) at the 37th Kasseler Dokfest. The film is supported by Werkleitz and produced by Worklights Media Production, has also been nominated for the Golden Key. The film has already been awarded the title: Prädikat: Besonders Wertvoll by the German Film Evaluation Office. This year the Kasseler Dokfest will take place exclusively online from November 18th to 27th.

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Installationsansicht Mansfelder Geschrey von Thomas Jeschner
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Unter uns
Mansfelder Geschrey noch bis 1. November

Die Installation der Arbeit Mansfelder Geschrey von Thomas Jeschner wird bis 1. November im Mansfeld-Museum im Humboldt-Schloss in Hettstedt/Burgörner-Altdorf präsentiert. Gezeigt werden erstmals aktuelle filmische Interviewsequenzen von ehemaligen Bergleuten des Mansfelder Reviers. Mansfelder Geschrey erlebte im Rahmen von Unter uns – Bildproduktion im Mansfelder Land seine Uraufführung.

© Werkleitz, Foto Falk Wenzel

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Werkleitz Festival 2020
Land der Märchen | Filmprogramm und Gespräch

Am Samstag, 24. Oktober ab 19:00 präsentieren wir in der Hettstedter St. Jakobi Kirche das Filmprogramm Land der Märchen, kuratiert von Florian Wüst. Gezeigt werden zeitgenössische Kurzfilme, welche die künstlerische Auseinandersetzung mit sozialen Transformationsprozessen fokussiert. Die Filmemacher Gernot Wieland und Tobias Yves Zintel sind zum anschließenden Publikumsgespräch mit Filmkurator Florian Wüst zu Gast.