“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...
PLAY/III – Video- & Performance-Festival

PLAY/III – Video- & Performance-Festival

PLAY/III Video- & Performance-Festival // June-July 2017   PLAY has been developed in 2013 by CAT Cologne and Galerie ampersand. As a biennial festival for video and performance it is organized every second year with altering focus. The title “Play” refers to...
“Rückwärts Filmen” – Joël Verwimp (BE)

“Rückwärts Filmen” – Joël Verwimp (BE)

Joël Verwimp // “Rückwärts Filmen” // April-June 2017   Almost everybody had an idea for a film yet. ‘Rückwärts Filmen’ (filming backward) however is not about filming backward physically but about making short films while the whole process is elaborated the...
“Collective Myth” – Rosalind Breen (CA)

“Collective Myth” – Rosalind Breen (CA)

    Rosalind Breen (Canada) // “Collective Myth” // February-April 2017 During her residency in Cologne, Rosalind Breen transformed into a projection screen herself – and became an allegory of the little but nagging everyday challenges. Taking example...