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Newzealand: Haka for Fallen Comrades

Sunday, 18. November 2012, 1451h 2 comments

Not just on the occasion of today’s Volkstrauertag (people’s mourning day in Germany, introduced after the First World War) it is fascinating to look beyond one’s own nose: how are the dead remembered elsewhere? An impressive example is shown in the following film from New Zealand, where soldiers perform a traditional haka.

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54th Biennale di Venzia: USA – Gloria (Allora & Calzadilla)

Thursday, 2. June 2011, 1745h No comments

The Pavilion of the United States is – regardless of its Wartist-specific content – certainly one of the most compelling on the 54th Venice Biennale. Designed by the artist duo Allora & Calzadilla, “Gloria” consists of six sculptural installations, often including performance.  The artists skilfully discuss social aspects, from the worship of money in capitalism about dealing with war and remembrance to freedom.

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