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5.11.2019, 19:00 Uhr
Vortrag: Nadja Buttendorf

  • Venue:

  • HFBK Hamburg, Hörsaal (Raum 229)

Nadja Buttendorf hinterfragt gegenwärtige Normen und Codes von Geschlechterkonstruktionen und Wertschöpfungsmechanismen des menschlichen Körpers in unserer digitalen Gesellschaft. Ihre Arbeiten verdeutlichen, dass auch unser Technikverständnis an patriarchale Machtverhältnisse geknüpft ist. Ihre auf Interaktion angelegten Arbeiten und Video-Projekte zeichnen hingegen mehrschichtigere Neuerzählungen, in denen Frauen als elementarer Teil der Technikgeschichte wieder sichtbar werden. Dabei extrahiert sie sowohl in ihren performativen Schmuck-Objekten als auch in ihren Tutorial-Workshops kommunikative Momente der Teilhabe im Internet. DIY als verbreitete Online-Ästhetik setzt sie gezielt als Strategie des Zugangs sowie der Verweigerung gegenüber einer neoliberalen Arbeitsethik ein.

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