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The Art of Intervention: Roundtable

  • Kunstmuseum Basel 60 Sankt Alban-Rheinweg Basel, BS, 4052 Switzerland (map)

The Art of Intervention. 
Ringvorlesung des Departement Gesellschaftswissenschaften der Universität Basel im Rahmen der Ausstellung «Martha Rosler & Hito Steyerl. War Games»

«Art, War, Displacement, Alliances»
Roundtable Conversation: Hito Steyerl (Berlin) with Heja Niturk, Sener Özmen, Önder Çakar and Bilgin Ayata

Begrüssung: Sören Grammel
In English.

Kunstmuseum Basel | Gegenwart.
Eintritt frei.

Hito Steyerl is an artist, filmmaker, writer based in Berlin whose works explores art institutions in an age of planetary civil war, growing inequality,and proprietary digital technology.

Heja Netirk is a Kurdish artist from Mardin who has worked in several genres. She has produced a film and is currently recording her own music album. At present, she is living in Germany as a refugee after fleeing from Turkey.

Şener Özmen is an artist and writer whose works questions the certainty of existing conditions and situations, authoritarian structures and existing taboos. In 2017, he was a resident fellow as part of the IIE Artist Protection Fund at Montclair State University and currently resides in Berlin.

Önder Çakar is a screenwriter, actor and producer from Turkey. He is part of the Rojava Film Commune that was established after the war in Kobane. Its first feature film is Stories of Destroyed Cities (2016). Through the stories told the filmmakers underscore the devastating effects of modern wars.


Die Ringvorlesung ist eine Kooperation des Departement Gesellschaftswissenschaften der Universität Basel, Kunstmuseum Basel Gegenwart und Swiss Center for Social Research.

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