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PREVIEW: The Storming of the Winter Palace - The Forensics of an Image

Dortmunder U | 6th Floor | 11/25/2017 - 04/08/2018

Opening: Friday, 24 November 2017

In 2017 the October Revolution will have its hundredth anniversary. On this occasion, the project The Storming of the Winter Palace will be dedicated to the photograph that has become the symbol of that revolution more than any other: The Storming of the Winter Palace. The photograph is not, however, of the historical event itself but rather of a theatrical enactment of it. In 1920 the Russian stage director and drama theorist Nikolai Evreinov was commissioned to reenact the taking of the Winter Palace for the third anniversary of the revolution. The storming itself had never occurred in the form presented here. And yet a photograph of a theatrical event became a “historical document.” The project The Storming of the Winter Palace: The Forensics of an Image presents all of the surviving images of the reenactment of 1920 (two films, ca. 100 photographs) and the process of the photograph becoming a “document” in the Soviet historiography in illustrated volumes, textbooks, newspaper reporting, and exhibitions. In addition to a meticulous reconstruction of the scene of the photograph, three contemporary artists have been invited to produce new works that respond to or comment on Evreinov and address the themes of history, memory, reenactment, and repetition.

With works by Milo Rau (CH), Chto Delat (RU), Walter Benjamin (US) u.a.

Curated by Dr. Inke Arns und Prof. Dr. Sylvia
Sasse (Universität Zürich)

Funders and Partners
Funded by
Kulturstiftung des Bundes
Ministerium für Familie, Kinder, Jugend, Kultur und Sport des Landes NRW

Co-operation partner
Universität Zürich (CH)

Partner
Gessnerallee, Zürich (CH), Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz (PL)

Main Funders of HMKV
Dortmunder U - Zentrum für Kunst und Kreativität
Kulturbüro Stadt Dortmund
Ministerium für Familie, Kinder, Jugend, Kultur und Sport des Landes NRW

Cultural Partner
WDR 3

Media Partners
HEIMATDESIGN
bodo
coolibri

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