Centre culturel suisse features an installation and film by Pauline Boudry & Renate Lorenz.
With reference to current violent social conditions, the installation explores the ways in which others might become part of our striving for alternative political and sexual imaginations. The audience is invited to communicate telepathically with all of the elements on screen, including performers Marwa Arsanios, Werner Hirsch, MPA, and Ginger Brooks Takahashi.
While the action of the film appears abstract, it nonetheless includes references to leftist protest, queer S&M club life, acts of surveillance and, finally, fantasies of new relations between human and non-human objects in an interstellar dimension. The text marks the rise of leftist movements against the continuation of fascist and imperialist ideas in postwar Germany. Challenging the idea of images as mere depictions of (political) actions, this filmed performance speaks about productive tensions between the fantasy of an action and the action itself
- Pauline Boudry & Renate Lorenz, Improvisation télépathique, 2017.