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/Artists: Kodwo Eshun from The Otolith Group in conversation with Oliver Ressler

Secession Podcast: Artists is a series of conversations featuring artists exhibiting at the Secession. This episode is a conversation between Kodwo Eshun from The Otolith Group and the artist Oliver Ressler. It was recorded on November 16, 2022 in the context of the exhibition:


The Otolith Group

What the Owl Knows

18.11.2022 – 5.2.2023


The Secession is delighted to announce What the Owl Knows, the solo exhibition of The Otolith Group named after the new moving image work directed by the artists. The post-cinematic practice of Kodwo Eshun and Anjalika Sagar is informed by an attention to an aesthetics of the essayistic that takes the form of a science fiction of the present that seeks to dramatise the interscalar catastrophes of the Racial Capitalocene. More


Oliver Ressler produces installations, projects in public space, and films on economics, democracy, racism, climate breakdown, forms of resistance and social alternatives. He has completed forty-one films that have been screened in thousands of events of social movements, art institutions and film festivals. Ressler had comprehensive solo exhibitions at Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb; Neuer Berliner Kunstverein; MNAC – National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest; SALT Galata, Istanbul; Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Seville. He has participated in more than 400 group exhibitions, including the biennials in Taipei, Lyon, Gyumri, Venice, Athens, Quebec, Jeju, Kyiv and at Documenta 14, Kassel, 2017. More


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Jingle: Hui Ye with an excerpt from Combat of dreams for string quartet and audio feed (2016, Christine Lavant Quartett) by Alexander J. Eberhard


Editing & digital post-production: Christian Lübbert


Programmed by the board of the Secession

Produced by Christian Lübbert

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