Mon16 Sep

Elske Rosenfeld, "A Vocabulary of Revolutionary Gestures”
Artist Talk at Macalester College
Elske Rosenfeld

Rosenfeld’s ongoing project “A Vocabulary of Revolutionary Gestures” uses materials from 1989/90 and recent global protests and uprisings to explore how political events manifest and inscribe themselves in the bodies of their protagonists.

In this lecture, Rosenfeld will present her project for the first time in the United States.

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Elske Rosenfeld

Elske Rosenfeld

Elske Rosenfeld, born in Halle/Saale, lives in Berlin, works in different media and formats. Her primary focus and material are the histories of state socialism and its dissidences, and the revolution of 1989/90.

Her works have been featured in international exhibitions, among others at f/stop Leipzig (2018), Gorki Herbstsalon III (2017), mumok kino, Vienna (2016), steirischer herbst festival, Graz (2015), Devi Art Foundation, Delhi (2013) and Former West, Utrecht (2010). Her texts have been published in/on, Reviews in Cultural Theory, Springerin – Hefte für Gegenwartskunst, and other publications; she recently began blogging on

  • Event Location
  • Macalester College
  • Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center
  • ArtCom 102