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By Christoph Schlingensief, Voxi Barenklau, Thomas Demand, Boris Groys, Carl Hegemann, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Rene Pollesch

ISBN-10: 1934105422

ISBN-13: 9781934105429

The provocative German actor/director/artist Christoph Schlingensief was once deep into making plans Germany's 2011 Venice Biennale pavilion while he died in August, 2010, at age forty nine. instead of try to entire Schlingensief's venture, curator Susanne Gaensheimer and a circle of Schlingensief's closest collaborators became the pavilion right into a tribute to this multifaceted artist. This broadly illustrated catalog makes a speciality of current theatrical productions and movies by way of Schlingensief, delivering insights into vital features of his paintings, focusing rather at the artist's engagement along with his personal ailment and biography, the extensive box of cinema and movie, and his initiative to came upon an ''opera village'' within the African state of Burkina Faso. comprises observation and tributes from over 30 across the world well known curators, artists, critics and performers, together with Voxi Baenklau, Thomas call for, Boris Groys, Carl Hegemann, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Rene Pollesch and extra.

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And I owe especial gratitude to Francis Kéré and his staff, who have worked for months to develop the plans and designs detailing the impressive model. I have met his team and must say that his associates are no less wonderful than Francis himself. I also want to thank my own wonderful people: Thomas Goerge, Celina Nicolay, Sibylle Dahrendorf and her team, Claudia Kaloff, Meike Fischer, and Matthias Lilienthal. And finally I would like to express my very special gratitude to my dear wife Aino, who has stuck with me through thick and thin!

How does Faust put it? I want to see the throngs come to hear our opera’s songs. … Absorbed in that august presentiment I now enjoy the happiest moment! And my last and greatest gratitude is to God! He is more than what we have made him into! And more than anything he is boundless! Long live the opera village! To look into the face of a human being who has been helped is to look into a fair country, friend friend friend. 105 FIRST COLLAGES, SKETCHES, AND PLANS REMDOOGO 107 LOOKING FOR A SITE IN BURKINA FASO – NOVEMBER 1, 2009 REMDOOGO 109 THE SITE IS FOUND – NOVEMBER 4, 2009 SIGNING OF THE CONTRACT WITH THE GOVERNMENT – NOVEMBER 5, 2009 MODELS BY FRANCIS KÉRÉ – JANUARY 2010 REMDOOGO 111 TRANSPORT OF CONTAINERS – FEBRUARY 5, 2010 REMDOOGO LAYING OF THE FOUNDATIONAL STONE – FEBRUARY 8, 2010 113 AN UNDERGROUND WATER LINE WAS FOUND!

He liked it from the very beginning, and he sends his warm greetings and the best wishes to everyone here. I would also like express my particular gratitude to my friend Filipe Savadogo, minister of culture of Burkina Faso, who, with his entire staff, has accompanied the project all the way through, and without whom this groundbreaking ceremony would never have happened! I also want to use this opportunity to thank the German Federal Cultural Foundation, with its Artistic Director Hortensia Völckers and my longtime companion Torsten Mass; the Foreign Office, and especially the former Minister of Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who REMDOOGO generously supported this project from the very beginning; and the German ambassador, Dr.

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