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Hito Steyerl - How not to be Seen

We all want to be noticed, but we are also being tracked all the time; going unnoticed has become practically impossible. The entire oeuvre of Hito Steyerl, winner of the EYE Art & Film Prize, is about ‘disappearing’ and the relationship between image and identity. An evening filled with short films, music and talks about disappearing, visibility and invisibility and transformation.

Hito steyerl how not to be seen a fucking didactic educational mov file 2013 image courtesy of the artist and andrew kreps gallery new york 09

A special event to mark the exhibition Hito Steyerl, Ben Rivers, Wang Bing - EYE Art & Film Prize.

The programme includes [sb1] short films by Semiconductor, Lernert & Sander, eteam and Hito Steyerl, a talk by Frank Schallmaier (de Volkskrant photo editor) and a two-part performance by Friday Wilkinson (aka Hidde van Schie).

The following films by Hito Steyerl will be screened: How Not to Be Seen: A Fucking Didactic Educational .MOV file (2013), November (2004) and Lovely Andrea (2007)

Introduction and hosting: Sacha Bronwasser.

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Hito Steyerl, Ben Rivers, Wang Bing - EYE Art & Film Prize

The intersection between film and visual art is an important focus of exhibition policy at Eye. To underline this, Eye and the Paddy and Joan Leigh Fermor Arts Fund launched an annual prize in 2015 to promote new work by an artist/filmmaker who is making an important contribution to this interdisciplinary field.

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Hito Steyerl, Liquidity, Inc. (2014)
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Hito steyerl how not to be seen a fucking didactic educational mov file 2013 image courtesy of the artist and andrew kreps gallery new york 04