SAID TO CONTAIN:* is a performative research project on global trade initiated by Maja Leo (Hamburg), Bojan Djordjev (Belgrade) and Laura Kalauz (Buenos Aires) in collaboration with art collective Neue Dringlichkeit (Zurich).
Piercing the opaque shell of global capitalism SAID TO CONTAIN: looks at how the production, consumption and flow of goods shape our way of being, thinking and living. In March and April 2016 the artists shipped themselves from Hamburg to Buenos Aires on a container vessel, inserting themselves into the logistics super-machine for 24 days. Afterwards they set up research containers in different cities as an anchor for dialogue and collective production of knowledge. In each location they share their research in performative Thinking Public Sessions and investigate local perspectives on global trading with local collaborators. For upcoming events please see the schedule.
*Said to contain (STC) is the contract-term used by shipping companies to accept containers for transport without verifying their contents.
By and with: Bojan Djordjev, Laura Kalauz, Paulina Kind, Christopher Kriese, Maja Leo, Rada Leu, Lisa Schröter, Stephan Stock & Miriam Walther Kohn
A collaboration of Nada Especial Tanz, neue Dringlichkeit (nD) & TKH-Walking Theory.
A coproduction of: Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK), Theater der Künste (Zurich), Magacin Cultural Centre (Belgrade) and La Darsena (Buenos Aires)
With the kind support of / Mit freundlicher Unterstützung von: