Angela Melitopoulos & Kerstin Schroedinger
Angela Melitopoulos is an artist and realizes experimental media art pieces, mostly multi screen video installations. She named her projects being cine(so)matic essays. Her methodology is foregrounding her interest in mnemopolitics, time, geography and collective memory in relation to electronic/digital media and documentation. She reflects non-linear montage technics and debates mobility in relation to perception and performs the relation between archive and story-telling. Her works are shown in many international museums worldwide. Her Phd refers to the concept of the machinic animism within our subjectivities. Her recent research projects were shown in the CCCB Barcelona (2022), Landesgalerie Krems (2022), Les Abattoirs Toulouse (2021), Reina Sofia 2021, Gwangju Biennial (2021), CAAC Seville (2019), documenta14 (2017) and many international museums worldwide. Angela Melitopoulos holds a Ph.D. in Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths University in London and was teaching as a professor in the Media School of the Royal Danish Academy of Fines Arts in Copenhagen.
Kerstin Schroedinger is an artist working in performance-based moving image and sound. Her historiographic practice questions the means of image production, historical linearities, and ideological certainties of representation. She researches the coinciding histories of industrialization and film. Her works and curatorial practice are often collaborative. Since 2017 she is a member of LaborBerlin, an artist-run analogue film lab in Berlin. Her works have been screened at Whitney Museum of American Art, Forum Expanded of Berlinale, Wavelengths Toronto, Mumok Wien and exhibited at MIT List Visual Arts Center, Photo Cairo #6 and Henie Onstad Kunstsenter Oslo, among other places. Since 2020 Melitopoulos and Schroedinger have a music project named ZONKEY
Angela Melitopoulos and Kerstin Schroedinger are residents at the Tarabya Cultural Academy from June to September 2022.