Month: January 2018

The Curfew
Exhibition and talk

27.01.2018 – 18.02.2018

A public talk on the occasion of the exhibition by Katarina Sevic and Gergely Laszlo. With Hajnalka Somogyi / OFF-Biennale Budapest (HU) Agnieszka Polska & Janek Simon / Szalona Galeria (PL) and Andrej Mirčev, Berlin.

A troupe roves the streets of Budapest. They push in front of them a three-meter high egg-shaped, multiplayer megaphone. They stop at busy public squares to perform their play as a speaking choir about the transfiguration of a group of security guards. They are helped by the magical “talking egg” in which the voices reborn and amplify.

Discreet Violence


On the occasion of the finissage of the exhibition Discreet Violence: French Camps in Colonized Algeria, curated by Samia Henni, film excerpts annotated by Brigitta Kuster in conversation with Yasmina Dekkar, were screened at Archive Kabinett on January 20th. 

Discreet Violence
Exhibition Opening


On December 19th the exhibition opening of Discreet Violence: French Camps in Colonized Algeria, along with the book launch of Architecture of Counterrevolution: The French Army in Northern Algeria (Zurich: gta Publishers, 2017), took place at Archive Kabinett. 

Tropicália and


In connection with the screening programme, ‘Tropicália and Beyond: Dialogues in Brazilian Film History’ at Tate Modern, Archive Books presented a publication by the same title, edited by Stefan Solomon, along with the screening of ‘A Maldição Tropical’ and ‘Barravento Novo’.

How Does the World Breathe Now? N°41


For the 41st session of SAVVY Contemporary’s weekly film series, Rachel O’Reilly introduced aboriginal community activist and Gumbaynggirr man Roxley Foley, part of the current generation of grassroots activism in Australia to present films and a discussion.