Offener Prozess

The exhibition “Offener Prozess” addresses the question of the NSU complex. Taking East German reality, particularly in Saxony, as its starting point, it tells a story of the NSU complex that begins with migration histories and continual right-wing and racist violence, along with the resistance shown against it. It uses a “living memory” approach, which brings marginalised perspectives into focus. It also examines structural and institutional racism. Artistic contributions by Harun Farocki, Hito Steyerl, belit sağ, Želimir Žilnik, Ulf Aminde, Forensic Architecture and others turn their attention to themes such as the living conditions of guest workers in Germany, migration stories, right-wing terrorist violence, as well as everyday racism. Activist initiatives remind us of those who are the victims of such violence, and speak out for the people who stand up against it. Here, listening is understood as a political practice, remembering as a process. This exhibition challenges us to take action.

We invite you to join our mediation offers!
Every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 2 pm to 6 pm there are mediators in the museum, who will accompany you through the exhibition.

The presentation of the exhibition Offener Prozess in Leipzig and the accompanying mediation programme are part of the YUNIK Konferenz für kulturelle Bildung, organised by the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, the Kulturstiftung des Bundes and the Kulturstiftung der Länder in cooperation with the City of Leipzig, the Saxon State Ministry of Justice and for Democracy, European Affairs and Equality and State Ministry of Science and Cultural Affairs of Saxony.

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The Foundation Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig is supported by the Friends of the GfZK Leipzig, the City of Leipzig and the Saxon State Ministry of Science and the Arts. It is partly financed through public funds on the basis of the budget approved by the members of the Landtag of the Free State of Saxony.

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