Photo exhibition "Please send me opportunity and preparation"
With "Untitled", our fellow Jeremiah Day is part of the dialogue with Wolfgang Mayer's soldier portraits in the context of the photo exhibition "Please send me opportunity and preparation" in the German-Russian Museum.
A frieze of 120 life-size portraits of plastic figures, unborn or newborn soldiers, which Wolfgang Mayer ("iscoteca Flaming Star") created between 1988 and 1993, is in dialogue with current works by Jeremiah Day, which deal directly with the museum's surroundings and its historical transformation.
The works are presented next to the museum's Surrender Hall, where General Keitel signed the surrender of the German Wehrmacht on 8 May 1945.
Jan Verwoert will give a lecture on "Nevermind the Nuclear War (We won't see it because we'll be the first to go)- Memories of growing up next to a Cruise Missiles launchpad and how, in retrospect, things still refuse to add up and make sense. Jan Verwoert is a critic and author on contemporary art and cultural theory from Berlin. Professor of art and theory at the Academy of Fine Arts in Oslo.
Opening: 24 April, 3 pm with performance of Jeremiah Day at 3.30 pm
Exhibition: 24 April to 5 June 2016
Lecture by Jan Verwoert: 22 May 2016, 4 pm
German-Russian Museum Berlin-Karlshorst
Zwieseler road 4