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Posts by: Dierk Schmidt

Dierk Schmidt is an artist and author based in Berlin. His paintings pursue questions of everyday politics and their historical origins by creating series of images that explore a critical revision of painting. His work The Division of the Earth focuses on the relation of (colonial) international law, abstraction and a recent case of restitution. Selected solo exhibitions: IMAGE LEAKS - On the Image Politics of Resources, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main (2011); SIEV-X – On a Case of Intensified Refugee Politics, or Géricault and the Question Concerning the Construction of History, Städel-Museum, Frankfurt/Main (2009); Selected group exhibitions: Animism, OCAT, Shenzhen 2013; Randzonen der Bilder, (together with Brigitta Kuster, Moise Merlin Mabouna), Kunsthaus Dresden 2009; documenta 12, Kassel (2007); Trienal du Luand, Luanda 2007. Recent Publications: The Division of the Earth – Tableaux on the legal Synopses of the Berlin Africa Conference, (Cologne: Walther Koenig, 2010). He publishes in Texte zur Kunst and Springerin.
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Fait accompli? In Search of Actions for Postcolonial Injunctions. An Introduction to the Special Issue “Afterlives” edited by Artefakte//anti-humboldt

by Brigitta Kuster, Dierk Schmidt and Regina Sarreiter • 18 Nov 13
Posted in: Afterlives [11] | Editorial