Lydia Nsiah “to (for)get resistance”

“to (for)get resistance” by Lydia Nsiah
7th – 15th of December 2018

In her solo show, entitled “to forget resistance” and made possible by the Kültür gemma Fellowship, Lydia Nsiah restages the „Queer/ Trans*/ Inter/ Black People/ People of Color Resistance“ – Archive of WE DEY x SPACE. Based upon her work series to forget (2017–ongoing) remembering and forgetting enter into a mutual dialogue.

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7th of December at 6pm
Dj Shayma
opening time with Lydia Nsiah
13th of December: 6pm-9pm
15th of December: 4pm-9pm

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Lydia Nsiah lives and works in Vienna, and abroad. Holding MAs in Fine Arts, in Film and Media Studies, she studied in Vienna, Berlin, Montreal and Amsterdam. Currently she is a PhD candidate at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. As artist and researcher she deals with the in-betweens and gaps in media and knowledge production by juxtaposing film, photography, text and installation. Her works incorporate and transform found and shot, analogue and digital (memory) images and sounds. She has published and exhibited internationally on Forgetting and Commemorative Cultures, Archival Practice, Failure/ Error, Film Art and Useful Films, and the Photofilmic. Her works were shown, among others, at REMASTERED, Kunsthalle Krems (AT) | Curtocircuíto, Santiago de Compostela (ES) | Curtas Vila do Conde IFF (PT) | Antimatter [Media Art], Deluge Contemporary Art Gallery, Victoria, BC (CA) | Cork Film Festival (IE) | New Horizons International Film Festival, Wroclaw (PL).

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Accessibility Infos:

X SPACE is accessible via a ramp. The ramp is 76 cm wide and the slope is 9 %. For more information please contact us!
The closest wheelchair accessible toilet is @ Café Oben, Urban-Loritz-Platz. It’s a five minutes distance.

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about WE DEY x space

WE DEY x space is dedicated to amplify the art and culture production for and by Queer/Trans*/Inter/Black People/People of Color

WE DEY x space aims to center marginalised voices, perspectives, knowledges and experiences from different diasporas

WE DEY x space will host exhibitions, workshops, kitchen table talks and film screenings around the topics of decolonial art production, community, self-care, empowerment.

event picture © Lydia Nsiah