Monday, July 25, 2016

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) – Radio Utopie

booklet for video installation by Franz Wanner im Lenbachhaus

On the evening of July 25, 2016 the exhibition FAVORITES is in Lenbachhaus III in Munich opened NEW ART FROM MUNICH be and be seen to 30 October.

part of the exhibition is the video installation DUAL USE IV by Franz Wanner. In it, among others come manager of an air carrier to word that manufactures parts for combat aircraft, as well as a professor of inorganic chemistry, on behalf of the US military in Munich “Biosprengstoff” leaving research.

It quickly becomes clear how the concept of “dual use” companies and Wissenschaftler_innen accommodates about to displace relationships and disguise. For installation also includes a booklet, are represented in the numerous other examples which partly were discussed already in the debate over civil clauses and also in research drones Atlas of militarization. The artist has endeavored to get into conversation with the participating drone and AI researchers’. Although about the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) forbade publication of the resulting shots later, the magazine provides for installation as a current Protrait prior dispute over military technology used. Read



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