“Recalling Home – Movies on Rails” – Somar Jbawi (SYR)

“Recalling Home – Movies on Rails” – Somar Jbawi (SYR)

Somar Jbawi // Recalling Home – Movies on Rails // July-September 2018   During the course of the project with Somar Jbawi, CAT Cologne will be showing films of his program „Movies on Rails“. The program gives insights to the Syrian crisis at its closest...
“Blueprint” – Khanyisile Mbongwa (SA)

“Blueprint” – Khanyisile Mbongwa (SA)

Khanyisile Mbongwa // “Blueprint” // May-June 2018   When there Is Nowhere to go, Where is Home? Blueprint is conceptualized as a curatorial research project that engages with historical legacies and future possibilities of public space, asking...
“Blueprint I” – Zwoisy Mears-Clarke (JAM)

“Blueprint I” – Zwoisy Mears-Clarke (JAM)

Zwoisy Mears-Clarke // “Blueprint I” // February-April 2018   “How do we form community, a new sense of one when the old one has been lost?” At the start of each work, Zwoisy Mears-Clarke remains in wonder and thereby tied to the question...
“Shweshwe” – Dan Halter (ZA)

“Shweshwe” – Dan Halter (ZA)

Dan Halter // “Shweshwe” // October-December 2017     “Shweshwe” is a printed dyed cotton fabric widely used in traditional Southern African clothing and is the inspiration for Dan Halter’s (*1977 Harare, Zimbabwe) project.   Early German and Swiss...
“A Time for Seeds” – Javier Tapia (CHL)

“A Time for Seeds” – Javier Tapia (CHL)

Javier Tapia // “A Time for Seeds” // August-September 2017   During his two-month residency, Javier Tapia (*1976, Chile) developed a walkable, mazelike installation at CAT Cologne. Transparable boards are backdrops for collages of images and photographs. These...