Workshop at CCDC Cairo, Seeing History – The Augmented Archive 14-19 Oct 2017
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Dreams and Music. Book launch and talk at Downtown Contemporary Art Festival/DCAF Cairo, March 29, 2017
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Art Souterrain Montréal, March 4-26, 2017, Montréal, Canada
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Confronting documents. confronting history, performative installation, with Claudia Bosse and others
Nov 4, 2016, Tanzquartier Wien / Studios
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Voices Outside the Echo Chamber, opening April 24, 2016, Framer Framed Amsterdam
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New publication out: “Dreams and Music: Hassan Khan”, edited by Kaya Behkalam, Anneka Lenssen, Beth Stryker, published by Revolver Books Berlin
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December 10-25, 2015: 7th Cairo Video Festival, Medrar project space
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June 14, 2015, Symposium: Nähe auf Distanz. Eigendynamik und mobilisierende Kraft politischer Bilder im Internet. Warburg Haus / University of Hamburg
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New publication out: Lost Referents of Some Attraction: Malak Helmy, edited by Kaya Behkalam and Anneka Lenssen, published by Revolver Books Berlin
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May 16, 2015, Conference: Excavating Absence/Histories of the (Im)Material, AUC Cairo
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May 13-17, 2015, On Projection, Kühlhaus Berlin
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April 18 to June 13, 2015, Optica – Montreal, curated by Veronique Leblanc, as part of “Polyphonies”
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February 8 – March 8, 2015 The End Of This Story (And the Beginning of All Others) curated by Katayoun Arian, at Framer Framed, Tolhuistuin Amsterdam
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February 5, 7pm: guest contribution at Thoughts meet Space Cairo by Claudia Bosse
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Declination of Community. Part III, Centro Luigi Di Sarro, Rome, Italy, November 4-21. Curated by Emanuele Meschini
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One-Night-Stand#2, Kunstwerke-Institute for Contemporary Art Berlin, Oct 9, 2014
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UHF 42, May 29 – June 27, 2014, Wattan.tv, Ramallah, Palestine, curated by Mike Crane, as part of the Apexart Franchise Program
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Into the City / The Ghosts of the Monument, Film screening at Wiener Festwochen, May 17, 7pm, curated by Chto Delat
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Kongress der Artikulation, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien Berlin, May 10-June 22, 2014
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12×12, Solo video exhibition, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, April 02-28, 2014
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What’s the time? curated by Maria Vedder, at ZK/U Berlin, Jan 10-Feb 2, 2014
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A Word on a Tree Like a Body as a Thing, curated by Federica Bueti, at Open Systems, January 15- February 13, 2014, Vienna, Austria
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Berliner Herbstsalon, November 8-17, 2013, Maxim Gorki Theater / Palais am Festungsgraben Berlin
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Occupy Utopia. Images Festival Denmark. Sept. 5th Aalborg / Sept. 8th Copenhagen
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Kairo. Exhibition at Hamburg Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe. August 16th-November 17th.
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Video Dumbo – Means from an End, May 19th, 1pm at Eyebeam New York
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Fellow at Sommerakademie Bern at the Zentrum-Paul-Klee, August 2013
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“Excursions in the Dark” now part of Blinkvideo.
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“Cairo Open City” at Folkwang Museum Essen, March 2 – May 5, 2013
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Cairo Case, Presentation at Video Vortex Conference, March 1, 2013, Lüneburg
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Liminal State at Townhouse Gallery Cairo, Nov 14 – Dec 19
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The Politics of Showing – Talk/Panel in the context of the European Month Of Photography in Berlin, Oct. 20, 8pm
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distURBANces, central exhibition of the European Month of Photography in Berlin, 0ct 19-Nov 25, Festival Centre Pariser Platz Berlin
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“Cairo-Open City” at Museum for Photography Braunschweig, Sept 28-Dec 23, 2012
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RELOADING IMAGES will present the new work KAIROS at SURVIVAL KIT in Riga, Latvia, September 8
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Talk & Screening at Mindpirates Berlin, as part of CITIZENS REPORTING, A COLLECTIVE MEMORY, August 12, 12:30pm
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Artist Talk at MASS Alexandria, Friday April 27th, 3pm
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Excursions in the Dark has won the Dialog-Award at the European Media Art Festival 2012 EMAF in Osnabrück, awarded by the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs Germany.
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Excursions in the Dark will be featured in the international program of the European Media Art Festival 2012 EMAF, screening April 19, 5 pm.
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The Negotiation will be shown at Kunstverein Heidelberg as part of “DIE BÜHNE”: Kaya Behkalam / Azin Feizabadi und Wendelien van Oldenborgh
April 19 – May 20, 2012
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Tehran Reflections will be shown at Centre Pompidou Paris as part of the screening program Lowave / Cinema Du Réel, March 22-April 2, 2012
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On Dissent – A collective narrative is the latest RELOADING IMAGES project, taking place in Izmir, Cairo and Trento/Italy over the course of the next months.
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Unknowing and its consequences will be on display at “DAS, was nicht gesagt wird – Subtexte in Kunst und Politik”, Galerie im Ratskeller/Kunstraum Lichtenberg, Feb 02- March 16, 2012
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“OtherIS – Iran via video current“, Dec 13-17, Thomas Erben Gallery New York more info
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Excursions in the Dark will have its world premiere at IDFA Amsterdam in the experimental section “Paradocs”. The festival will be held November 16 – 27, 2011. Dates and descriptions can be found here.
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‘Collision (l’avenir)’ at Halka Sanat Projesi —————————
“Ich bin ein Berliner”, Dezer Schauhalle Miami
Nov 29th 2011 – Feb 29th 2012
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work in progress:
Excursions in the Dark, a visual study of the empty streets of post-revolutionary Cairo after midnight.

a selection of still images and text excerpts from the film can be found in the current edition of Bidoun Magazine.
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“Eurozentrika – Visual migrations – moving images”, Exhibition at LEAP, Berlin
July 9-15, 2011
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Art Cologne 2011, New Contemporaries
Metro Gallery Berlin
April 13-17, 2011
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Publication: On Rage, edited by Valerie Smith, Susanne Stemmler and Cordula Hamschmidt for the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin published by Revolver, 2011
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Time/Space/Causality
TNT Post, Bari, Italy
April 2-24, 2011
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Protocol
March 12- 18, 2011
LEAP – Laboratory for Electronic Arts and Performance Berlin
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Curfew Conversations
Screening with Artist Talk
March 13, 2011, 7pm
Townhouse Gallery Cairo, Egypt
– The Negotiation (with Azin Feizabadi), 2010, 38 min. HD Video, produced by HKW Berlin
– Curfew Conversations, 2011, work in progress, ca. 15 min. HD Video, produced by Townhouse Gallery Cairo

Current Townhouse Gallery resident Kaya Behkalam will, among other works, show two recent videos, one of which has been produced during his stay in Cairo. Both films negotiate the question in how far we can imagine and create patterns of enactment beyond the known – emancipated from the past.
In “The Negotiation” a group of actors rehearse a play set in an unnamed revolutionary setting; they are confronted with the problematic relationship between language and action, the theatrical and the political. “Curfew Conversations” makes the empty streets of post-revolutionary Cairo after midnight the center stage of a dialogue on (sub)conscious connections between collective dreamscapes and political agency.

Supported by ifa – Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen
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The Popular Show
exhibition at Townhouse Gallery Cairo
March 6 – April 6, 2011
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How To Do Things With Words
an exhibition of radical speech acts.
October 30–November 9, 2010
The Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, Parsons The New School for Design

contributing artists: Melanie Crean; Azin Feizabadi and Kaya Behkalam; Andrea Geyer and Sharon Hayes; Yael Kanarek; Carlos Motta; Martha Rosler; the Iraqi/U.S. Cross Wire Collective; Mark Tribe; and the Yes Men.