100 Years of Now

2015—2019

In its project 100 Years of Now, HKW is undertaking an analysis of the present time by linking back to historical utopias. In the face of a new world disorder in particular, it aims to explore its backgrounds to activate political imagination and aesthetic judgment.

To project

Gallery – 10 pictures

1948 Unbound

Research, theory, art Nov 30–Dec 2, 2017

Video – 0:41:38

A Million Random Digits

With Nahum, Josh Berson, Seth Bullock, Helena Shomar English original version Conversation, Dec 2, 2017

Audio – 0:35:00

Oil Man: Dark Matter, Oil-Anthropology, Petroculture Without Oil? (German)

With Dieter Hiller, Stephanie LeMenager, Jens Soentgen & Oxana Timofeevan; moderated by Alexander Klose & Benjamin Steininger German translation Diskussion, Dec 1, 2017

Audio – 0:33:32

Dieter Hiller: Las Piedras: Technosphere as Frontier, Industrial Knowledge, Concepts of Environment

Dieter Hiller in discussion with Alexander Klose & Benjamin Steininger Narrator: Priya Basil English translation Dec 1, 2017

Audio – 0:15:46

Oil Man: Dark Matter, Oil-Anthropology, Petroculture Without Oil?

With Dieter Hiller, Stephanie LeMenager, Jens Soentgen & Oxana Timofeevan; moderated by Alexander Klose & Benjamin Steininger Narrator: Priya Basil Original version Discussion, Dec 1, 2017

Audio – 0:30:28

Jens Soentgen: Explosions: Initial Ignition, Mobilization, Cults of Combustion

Jens Soentgen in conversation with Alexander Klose & Benjamin Steininger Narrator: Priya Basil In English Dec 1, 2017

Audio – 0:40:46

Oxana Timofeeva: The Geo-Power of Oil: Material Power, Economies of Excess, The Capitalist Unconscious

Oxana Timofeeva in conversation with Alexander Klose & Benjamin Steininger Narrator: Priya Basil Original version Dec 1, 2017

Audio – 0:26:56

Jens Soentgen: Explosions: Initial Ignition, Mobilization, Cults of Combustion (German)

Jens Soentgen in conversation with Alexander Klose & Benjamin Steininger In German Dec 1, 2017

Audio – 0:21:54

Stephanie LeMenager, Alexander Ilitchevsky: Oil Lake

Original version (English, Russian) Presentation, reading, Dec 1, 2017