The Desire for Freedom. Art in Europe Since 1945 – MOCAK Krakov – 10 October 2013–26 January 2014

Jordi Colomer, Anarchitekton, Barcelona, August 2002, video, courtesy of the artist, Collection FRAC Centre, Orléans

The exhibition The Desire for Freedom will present mainly video works made over the last five decades by 47 authors from 17 European countries. The exhibition is divided into 12 chapters that illustrate the multitude of artistic forms of expression and the topics covered: The Court of ReasonWe Are the RevolutionA Journey to WonderlandDarkness at NoonThe Reality of PoliticsThe Uncertainty of Freedom99 CentsA Hundred YearsInhabitable WorldsA Different SpaceSelf-experience – Testing the BoundariesThe World in Our Minds.

Artists: Adel Abdessemed, Marina Abramović, Absalon , AES+F, Pilar Albarracin, Paweł Althamer, Mirosław Bałka, Blue Soup Group, Sergey Bratkov, Marcel Broodthaers, Gunter Brus, Jordi Colomer, Jiři David, Oskar Dawicki, Oskar Hansen, Sanja Iveković, Nikita Kadan, Yves Klein, Gyorgy Kovasznai, Oleg Kulik, KwieKulik, Lars Laumann, Victor Lind, Richard Long, Cristina Lucas, Vladimir Mitrev, Neša Paripović, Artūras Raila, Jozef Robakowski & Tadeusz Junak & Ryszard Meissner, Ulrike Rosenbach, Vladimir Seleznyov & Alexander Sitnikov, Sabina Shikhlinskaya, Janek Simon, VALIE EXPORT, Wolf Vostell, Krzysztof Wodiczko, Erwin Wurm, Nil Yalter

Ulrike Rosenbach, Mother Love, 1977, video, courtesy of the artist


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