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D´EST: the contemporary online-video art platform
Exhibitions 21. Feb - 31. Dec 2020

D´EST: the contemporary online-video art platform

In spring 2018 DISTRICT Berlin launched the contemporary online video art platform D´EST: A multi curatorial online platform for video art from the former “East” and “West” which is online until the end of 2020. After a prologue under the title “O´ mystical East and West” in winter 2016, frames a curatorial research summit with an public frame program in April as the start of the initiated project of the culture scientist Ulrike Gerhard.


By cooperation of fifteen curators, 50 artists and further cultural experts D´EST opens a cartography of art forms of writing history, especially of female and collective producers. On three dates in 2018 two screening chapters each time were introduced in partner institutions in Germany (Dusseldorf), Russia (Moscow) and Poland (Poznan). On February 21st 2018 the video platform went online with first information on the screening chapters and curators.


If you are interested in the project you can visit and register at the website www.d-est.com and register for the newsletter at info@d-est.com.



 

D´EST: A multi curatorial online platform for video art from the former “East” and “West” was initiated by Ulrike Gerhard of DISTRICT Berlin. DÉST is a project tin cooperation with the Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA) and the Goethe Institute Moscow, the art association of the Rhineland and Westphalia, Düsseldorf, the Galeria Miejska Arsenał, Poznan and the n.b.k. Video-Forum. With the friendly support of the Senate Chancellery Berlin – matters of art.

 

An event by District Berlin