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Urgent Talk 009:
Nina Fischer & Maroan el Sani, Video Work Screening and Talk

Nina Fischer and Maroan el Sani are an artist unit whose works vary from video, photography to installation. They are mainly based in Berlin, but seem to be closely associated to Japan, seen from their participation in an Mori Art Museum exhibition "Tokyo-Berlin / Berlin-Tokyo" (2006) and their long-time stay in Sapporo with themselves being Associate Professors at Sapporo City University (2007-2010). On this occasion, their recent works including Spelling Dystopia / Sayonara Hashima (2008-09) and Narita Field Trip (2010), both staged in Japan, will be screened and subsequently the artists will discuss them. This is a great opportunity to know the latest activities of the artist unit that happens to be currently staying in Japan for an Artist-in-Residence program in Kyoto.

Date & Time
19:00-21:00, December 6 [Tue], 2011 (Doors Open: 18:30)
Guests
Nina Fischer (Artist), Maroan el Sani (Artist)
Moderator
Kondo Kenichi (Associate Curator, Mori Art Museum)
Nina Fischer & Maroan el Sani
Nina Fischer: b. 1965, in Emden, Germany
Maroan el Sani: b. 1966, in Duisburg, Germany
Nina Fischer & Maroan el Sani has been collaborating as an artist unit since 1993. Their recent group exhibitions include 10th International Istanbul Biennal, Turkey (2007), "Light InSight," NTT InterCommunication Center (ICC), Tokyo (2008), 7th Gwangju Biennale, Korea (2008), Architektonika, Hamburger Bahnhof: Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin (2011), and others. The unit has also held a number of solo exhibitions at Galerie Eigen + Art (Berlin/Leipzig), Kunsthaus Glarus in Switzerland, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, and other venues.
Website: www.fischerelsani.net/
Booking Period
2011.12.6 [Tue] - 12.6 [Tue]
Venue
Mori Art Museum
Capacity
80 (booking required)
Admission
Free (current exhibition cannot be viewed)
Category
Symposia
Audience
General
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