XLt Summer Blurbs ((v.9)) : Society Of The Psy-PoP-Tacle


{ a pink-beam remix from “I Pet Goat II”,  Citzen Kino #17 }

< 16.08 > CiTiZEn KiNO premiere Society Of The Psy-pOp-tacle + Fundraiser Afterparty w/ **special guests** Ella von der Haide, Juerg Bariletti, dj Shazam, at MINDPIRATES Veriensheim, Xberg – Berlin

As part of The Mindpirates: Global Revolution/Local Contradiction

Citizen Kino (#17): Society Of The Psy-pOp-tacle : A LIVE expanded cinema to liberate us from the flat screens, to turn viewing into dialogues, to turn a passive download-culture into active engagements and embodied exploration. Featuring a Situationist-inspired mix of tactical media, art fliks and rare archives from the global front.

Hosted by psychomedia analyst Dr. Podinski (Berlin/San Francisco)… w/ special guests including:

Ella von der Haide ( Eine Andere Welt ist Pflanzbar )

prepared piano performance by
Juerg Bariletti ( Naherholung Sternchen )

Afterparty w/ dj Shazam (ethnotronics + swing) + Podinski ( ostblock beats
) + XLt Vjs

Treats by Buchhandlung Cafe + GH 36 Galerie

Some archives we’ll be psychomedia analyzing for C-Kino (#17):: The Paper Prometheus Trailer by Travis Betz, Douglas Rushkoff at Zuccotti Park, I Pet Goat II by Heliofant, Bendito Machine 4 by Jossie Malis, Another World is Plantable by Ella von Der Haide, Tactical Tech Collective, Empire: Hollywood + The War Machine by Al Jazeera, Hackitat by Alex Veitch, and more…

Added: Rap News #13 Assange vs. Murdoch


News streaming live from Ecuadorian embassy in London late last nite + 2day: Will Gorgi -the Dominoes pizza guy – be allowed inside to deliver his pizza? Will Bambuser – the citizen journalist on Ustream- get an interview with Assange? Will the media spectacles SEXTRADITE us all !?? Come discuss the media landscapes today in a flatscreen world !! 2nite at Mindpirates !!

Coming soon to a non-reductionist 4-D Reality nearest you….



You can also visit the Mpirates Group on F%$book to follow their updates on the exhibition(s).

Global Rev+ Local Contradictions Program print-out for Aug. below:

Program: Part 2 / August 2012

August 9-12, 2012 | Mindpirates Projektraum, Schlesische Str. 38, 10997 Berlin


Day 1: Thursday, August 9th
16:00 Talk | The Changing Media Landscape in the Middle East by Tarek Atia (Journalist, Cairo)
17:00 Talk | CitJo – A Work Report by Sarah Wali (CitJo, Cairo)
18:15 Discussion with Tarek Atia & Sarah Wali
19:30 Talk | Creative Time Reports by Marisa Katz (Creative Time, New York)
22:00 Film | Roadmap to Apartheid (90?, 2011, USA/IL/ZA) by Ana Nogueira and Eron Davidson
Click here for more information »

Day 2: Friday, August 10th
16:00 Talk | Stefan Winkler (Goethe Institute, Cairo)
17:00 Talk | Mosireen – A Work Report by Jasmina Metwaly (Mosireen Collective, Egypt)
18:30 Film | 1/2 Revolution (72’, 2012, EG/FR) by Karim El Hakim & Omar Shargawi
20:15 Discussion with Jasmina Metwaly & Stefan Winkler
21:00 Film | The Aesthetics of Protest (30’, 2010, IR) by Hamed Yousefi
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Day 3: Saturday, August 11th
12:00 Talk | Seeing Histories by Kaya Behkalam (Filmmaker, Cairo/Berlin)
14:00 Film | The Silent Majority Speaks (93?, 2010, IR) by The Silent Collective
16:30 Film | First Case, Second Case (50’, 1979 – 1981, IR) by Abbas Kiarostami
17:30 Talk | A Collective Memory: Poetics, Politics & Love Letters by Azin Feizabadi (Artist, Tehran/Berlin)
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Day 4: Sunday, August 12th
12:00 Talk | Orwa Nyrabia (Director of DoxBox, Syria)
13:00 Talk | Cultures of Resistance by Iara Lee (Filmmaker, Brazil/Korea)
14:30 Film | The Suffering Grasses (60’, 2012, TR) by Iara Lee
15:30 Discussion with Iara Lee & Orwa Nyrabia
Click here for more information »

Made possible with the kind support of:
Goethe Institute Cairo


July 13th through August 12th, 2012
Open Wednesday through Saturday
13:00 – 19:00

Mindpirates Projektraum
Schlesische Strasse 38, 3HH
10997 Berlin

Wednesday, August 8th
22:00 Pacha (2011, Mexico / Bolivia)
Héctor Ferreiro’s Pacha is a radical, visually powerful and poetic appeal for change. The film is based on demonstrations that took place in 2003 when Bolivia’s indigenous majority protested against the sale of their gas resources to American companies. Outdoor screening weather permitting.

Thursday, August 16th
22:00 Citizen Kino: Society Of The Psy-pOp-tacle

An expanded cinema to liberate us from flat screens to turn viewing into dialogues. To turn passive downloading into active engagement and embodied experimentation. Hosted by Dr. Podinski from San Francisco and special guests to crack the spectacle. Featuring rare archive footage from the global front.

Program curated by Cy, Pauline and Dina Kafafi, Jens Maier-Rothe and Azin Feizabadi.

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