Tertulia n°4: Berliner booklets – over the city’s history and present
Speaker: Florian Wüst and Valeria Fahrenkrog
Moderated by: Marcela Moraga
The Berliner Hefte zu Geschichte und Gegenwart der Stadt (Berliner booklets – over the city’s history and present) are a series of publications that unite artistic practices, essays and activism. The issues thematize on social, cultural and economic changes in Berlin and other cities. Through this, they intervene in urban-political debates offering an historic and reflective point of view that is informative too. The Berliner Hefte can also be understood as a productive nexus, open to different authors and editors, that include analog and digital publications, expositive formats and political-cultural activities.
Is an artist, cinema curator and editor. He lives and works in Berlin. In his work, he engages in post war European history as well as analyzing the progress and socioeconomic and technical changes of modernity. Wüst writes, speaks and teaches over subjects related to cinema and society. Since 2016 he is the video curator of Transmediale. Together with Valeria Fahrenkrog, Joerg Franzbecker, Erik Göngrich, Heimo Lattner, Katja Reichard and Ines Schaber he founded the Berliner Hefte zu Geschichte und Gegenwart der Stadt.
Is an artist and editor. She lives and works in Berlin, has an art degree form the Universidad Católica de Chile, a postgraduate degree in audiovisual media from the Kölner Kunsthochschule für Medien and an “Art in Context” Masters degree from the Universität der Künste focusing on artistic work in public spaces. Since 2004 she has been involved in numerous exhibitions and projects. Together with Florian Wüst, Joerg Franzbecker, Erik Göngrich, Heimo Lattner, Katja Reichard and Ines Schaber she founded the Berliner Hefte zu Geschichte und Gegenwart der Stadt.
Date: 4th of January, 2018