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The search for a safe harbour – Kristallin #33 Ausstellung

Das EXPOrt-geförderte Projekt „The search for a safe harbour“ wird bei kristallin#33 bis zum 10. Juni 2016 im Salzamt ausgestellt. OPENING MI, 11. 5. 2016, 19 Uhr Ausstellungsdauer: 11. 5. – 10. 6. 2016 Die Ausstellung wird von Kulturdirektor Dr. Julius Stieber eröffnet. The search for a safe harbour Silke Müller (Germany | Austria) resided in Klaipeda | Lithuania from Sept 6th to 30th 2014. She was taking part in an artist-in-residence programme as well as participating in the project “Travel Agency” at KCCC in Klaipeda. The illustrator spent a year on “the search for a safe harbour”. As a European 
citizen she tried to find 26 + 1 position marks between public and private 
concerning the idea of “free mobility” among and besides the European Union.

“Mind the Map” in Prag

Das Künstler Kollektiv Time’s Up stellt das Projekt “Mind the Map” im Austrian Culutural Forum während der East Doc Platform in Prag aus. 2014 wurde ich mit den Illustrationen für diese Erzählung beauftragt. “Mind The Map” konzentriert sich auf das Themenfeld Migration. Erarbeitet als „physical narrative“ – einer Erzählung, inszeniert im realen Raum und vom Publikum explorativ erfahrbar – setzt sich die künstlerische Arbeit mit Praktiken der europäischen Migrations- und Asylpolitik auseinander, insbesondere mit den Flüchtlingsbewegungen im Mittelmeer.   Mind the Map Austrian Cultural Forum Prague 07.03.2016 – 15.04.2016 Opening hours: Monday – Friday: 10-17 h Official Opening: 10.03.2016 – 17h “We started the development of Mind The Map, focussing on facts, stories and fictions of European migration policies, with a special concentration on the Mediterranean, long before the migration-flows reached the centers of Europe. Media channels were not bursting with headlines about refugees, their routes and their fates at this point. Right wing agitation wasn’t as widespread as it has become in the last few months, anxieties not as pronounced as nowadays, Pegida wasn’t …

The search for a safe harbour – Ausstellung

Exhibition 24.9. – 19.10.2014 One year in “The search for a safe harbour”, the calling port Klaipeda is in this moment my current location. As European citizen I tried to find 26 + 1 positioning marks between public and private concerning the idea of free mobility among and besides the European Union. With drawing and collecting an illustrated research I want to touch a position on a map, where so-called Western humanity and privileges are setting horrifying borders. Europe is not the heartbeat of humanity * On October, 3rd, 2013 was a day for crying. An Libyan migrant ship, on voyage from Misurata, Lybia to Lampedusa (Italy) with about 500 Eritrean and Somalian migrants, lost power, caught fire and sank after capsizing. 1 1/2 nm away from the safe harbour of the European island Lampedusa, 1/2 nm before the shore of Isola dei Conigli (Rabbit Isalnd). Most of the poor passengers have paid between $8,000 and $12,000 dollars for the transfer to Europe. 366 people drowned. They could see land. 155 people survived the disaster. …

Artist in Residence at Klaipėda

After three days of travelling from home port Linz I started working at the temporary studio in the port of call Klaipėda/Lithuania. 21 hours crossing the Baltic Sea by ferry was a sunny, windy adventure. Not coincidently this hanseatic destination was chosen, I‘ll do a documentation for KCCCs „Travel Agency“ and drawings, information graphics an research for the exhibition “The search for a safe harbour”. Project ″Travel Agency″: „The residents involved in ″Travel Agency″ are suggested to reflect on the Klaipeda region and the city, to write diaries and keep their ″route accounting″, which equates the residency to travel agency engaging in cultural journeys. (…)“ The working process is documented in a tumblr. If you are near by, come for coffee, the studio is right in the centre of the town. Luckly very close to the Old Ferry Harbour: Baznyciu gatve 4. It belongs to the generous KCCC, the Kulturu Komunikaciju Centras. more: kulturpolis article project tumblr LinzEXPOrt is a funding program of the City of Linz for artists to enable experimental and processual work in …