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CologneOFF on Oslo Screen Festival 2010

CologneOFF
and Oslo Screen Festival
http://screenfestival.no

are happy to collaborate in 2010 and present on 14 March 2010 in the framework of Oslo Screen Festival 2010 (12-14 March 2010) the presentation

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CologneOFF V – Taboo! Taboo?
Curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne

The festival theme goes down to the question whether the social ban, called TABOO can be still existing in times when all existing “taboos” are broken. While in non-Western societies this social ban is still widely practiced as a traditional form of moral ruling and using power, in the Western societies the traditional forms of social and moral banning are replaced by new, but individual ones, since the human being and the human society obviously is not able to live without guilt and moral restrictions.
There are countless mainly personal reasons why people are forced or forcing themselves to speak a ban, by refusing to talk about subjects, situations etc.Violence, whether domestic, social or administrative violence belongs to the old and new taboos.in all societies on the globe taking influence on memory and identity.
The present selection wants to show how video makers coming from different countries, cultures and societies reflect an ancient social act, which is more contemporary than ever.

The selected artists keep all rights of their videos

Lin Fangsuo (China)
Roland Wegerer (Austria)
Casey McKee (USA)
Masha Yosefpolsky (Israel)
Alex Lora (Spain)
Anna Porzelt (Germany)
Frank Gatti (France)
Istvan Rusvai (Hungary)

1.
Lin Fangsuo (China)
Title: White, 2008, 1:00
http://vad.nmartproject.net/?page_id=584

2
Roland Wegerer (Austria)
Title: No.5 (Breathes), (2009), 2:38
http://vad.nmartproject.net/?page_id=693

3.
Casey McKee (USA)
Title: “Corporate Warfare” (2005, 3:32,)
http://vad.nmartproject.net/?page_id=721

4.
Alex Lora (Spain)
Title: (Buried) Over the Roofs, 2009, 11:00,
http://vad.nmartproject.net/?page_id=752

5
Anna Porzelt (Germany)
Video title: Siebensachen, – One’s Bits and Pieces 2004, 03:00
http://vad.nmartproject.net/?page_id=994

6.
Masha Yozefpolsky (Israel)
Title: Noli Me Tangere, 2008, 6:20
http://vad.nmartproject.net/?page_id=723

7
Frank Gatti (France)
Title: Slapstick Social, By– 2008, 15,25,
http://vad.nmartproject.net/?page_id=740

8
Istvan Rusvai (Hungary)
Title: Pass, 2008, 1:00,
http://vad.nmartproject.net/?page_id=587