Discussion | Sahej Rahal & Suzanne Treister


In our online discussion on Zoom (language: English), artists Suzanne Treister & Sahej Rahal get into an exciting conversation. The panel is moderated by Dr. Inke Arns, curator of the exhibition and director of the HMKV.

Suzanne Treister presents in Technoshamanism on 50 prints on various topics diverse, "microcosmic" plans for a mental world. How can we survive on earth in a different way? How can we inhabit the cosmos? She mixes current ideas from Silicon Valley with shamanistic and spiritual imagery.

In his video project, Sahej Rahal has a masked shamanic creature enter into a conversation with artificial intelligence. Mixing folklore, urban legends, archaeological records, conspiracies and science fiction, thereby he questions the mythological narrative of Hindu nationalism.

The event takes place via Zoom (online), the log in information will be announced after registration via event@hmkv.de
The event takes place on the occasion of the current HMKV exhibition Technoshamanism


Image: Suzanne Treister, "TECHNOSHAMANIC SYSTEMS/Apparel/Pink Mountain Techno”, 2020. © VG Bild-Kunst. In the exhibition "Technoshamanism", HMKV at the Dortmunder U, 09 October 2021 – 06 March 2022, Image: Annely Juda Fine Art, London und PPOW Gallery, New York. Courtesy the artist.

The event programme is funded by:

Beisheim Stiftung

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