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Un-Working the Icon:
Kurdish "Warrior-Divas"

Public Program Berlin
Act of Representation

Saturday, February 4, 2017, 8:30pm

A performance by Bryndís Björnsdóttir

Gallery Mario Kreuzberg
Adalbertstraße 4D
Berlin, Germany

Bryndís Björnsdóttir, Act of Representation, 2017 (performance still)
Act of Representation draws into intimacy a solidarity march with Kurdistan and Abdullah Öcalan’s freedom in Berlin (February 2017) by questioning how urgencies and representational power translate and transmit through a body from the streets into the space of exhibition.

Bryndís Björnsdóttir is an artist and writer living in Berlin. In her performances, interventions, and writings, she meets, feels, and deals with situations through bodily utterances. Since 2010 Björnsdóttir has been involved in establishing an international research project at a former NATO base in Iceland called the Occupational Hazard project. From 2009–2014 Björnsdóttir co-managed an artist bookstore, publishing house, and project space in Iceland called Útúrdúr. Björnsdóttir is currently a postgraduate student of Raumstrategien (spatial strategies) at the Weissensee School of Art, Berlin.

This event is free and open to the public.

apexart's programs are supported in part by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, The Buhl Foundation, the Degenstein Foundation, Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, The Greenwich Collection Ltd., Affirmation Arts Fund, the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, the Fifth Floor Foundation, and with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
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