The exhibition "Why Work?/¡AmnistÌa!/Civic" consists of three works, each of which presents a unique position within the political terrain formed by the relation of existential and productive practices in social space. Based upon interactions with actual and structural conditions of living and working, the works represent voices of skepticism, critique, and antithesis; they seek to set-adrift/negate structures of social control. Together, the works establish a three-part-discussion on how existential and productive practices are articulated and authorized in social space.
Why Work? is a video by Scottish artist Sarah
Tripp. "Why Work?" exposes the absurd and comical reality
of authoritarian structures. In the video, a privileged teenage
girl confronts a variety of job agents and consultants. The video
is a semi-documentary movie that distracts the narratives of
authority from a skeptical common sense position of everyday
¡AmnistÌa! is an EP by the Los Angeles-based
collaboration Ultra-red. The sound material on the "¡Amnistia!"
EP is composed from recordings made at the May Day 2000 rally
in New York. This rally concerned the situation of undocumented
immigrant workers. "¡Amnistia!" is a critical
action that combines political reality, electronica, and collaborative
The exhibition is organised by Søren Andreasen
S P A R W A S S E R H Q