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GoSee loves ZDF NEO and German comedian super hero Jan Böhmermann. Enjoy his song 'V for Varoukakis'
Dear Greeks, the time has come: we surrender! Take all our money, you may also take Helene Fischer, but please, keep this financial Hercules off us. We could only just bear with Costa Cordalis so this is clearly way too much! V for victory ..... what else can we say. Famous quotes from the song 'V for Varoukakis' which hopefully will be nominated for the 'Grand Prix de la Chanson', nowadys called very neu-Deutsch 'Eurovision Song Contest' :

"From off in the distance there comes a man… Crazed seeking vengeance against our peaceful land!

Jacket collar raised, on a black motorbike… he puts the hell in Hellenic and wants to take our pride!

Yanis Varoufakis, Greek Minister of Awesome! He doesn’t negotiate, he simply kicks ass ....."

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Shelly Nadashi wins the Videonale Award of the KfW Stiftung 2015. From the 38 video works nominated, the five-member jury unanimously selected the artist’s video work “A Hidden Quiet Pocket”
The members of the jury were: Steven Bode (Director Film and Video Umbrella London), Christian Jankowski (Artist and Award Winner VIDEONALE.14), Dr. Doris Krystof (Curator K21 Kunstsammlung NRW), Dr. Christoph Schreier (Deputy Director Kunstmuseum Bonn), Mike Stubbs (Director FACT London).

In its decision to award the Videonale Award of the KfW Stiftung, the jury stated:
“The work is of the moment –in its performative aesthetic, its directness and simplicity. It is also indicative that for some people in society, life is indeed a piece of cake. ‘A Hidden Quiet Pocket’ is a work about power relations, and an increasingly visible tension between the haves and the have-nots, whether winners and losers in the property market, or masters and servants in the service economy. For some, a hidden quiet pocket is a bubble of comfort and privilege; for others it a place in which they work but from which they are otherwise excluded. The body becomes a site for massaging and pampering, but also the invasion of personal space. The work is challenging, supple and extravagant in its use of language, but also visceral and unsettling, even sinister. It also evokes how we are all increasingly performing and consuming a service within an attention economy. We are please to give the prize to an emerging an artist and hope this helps her further develop her practice.”

Shelly Nadashi, born 1981 in Haifa ISR, lives and works in Paris. GoSee shows a still from "A Hidden Quiet Pocket" © Shelly Nadashi.

For the first time, with VIDEONALE.15, the Open Call for the Videonale competition featured a theme. With “The Call of the Wild”, Videonale asked what potential the concept of “the Wild” holds for the description and examination of the alien in the sense of unknown or till now unfamiliar fields of activity, image production or conceptual thinking. From the more than 1,200 submissions from 76 countries, 38 positions from 19 countries have been selected.

Artists VIDEONALE.15  are Janina Arendt, Udita Bhargava, Pauline Boudry & Renate Lorenz, Jenny Brady, Karolina Bregula, Wim Catrysse, Jos Diegel, Wojtek Doroszuk, Mahdi Fleifel, Christoph Faulhaber, Fabien Giraud & Raphaël Siboni, Shaun Gladwell, Philipp Gufler, Amina Handke, Constantin Hartenstein, Kerstin Honeit, Vika Kirchenbauer, Thomas Kneubühler, Ihra Lill, Lieux fictifs (diverse artists), Elin Magnusson, Rachel Mayeri, Marianna Milhorat, NEOZOON, O.N.L.S.D., Shelly Nadashi, Erkka Nissininen, Francois Nouguies, Alan Phelan, Christina Picchi, Florian Pugnaire & David Raffini, Mateusz Sadowski, The Otolith Group, Koen Theys, Anna Zett, Mikhail Zheleznikov, Tobias Yves Zintel.

Exhibition 30 Years-30 Voices, Part 2 Within the framework of VIDEONALE.15, the second part of “30 Years – 30 Voices” – the jubilee exhibition celebrating 30 years of Videonale Bonn – can be seen. Out of the wealth of works presented at the Videonale in the last 30 years, 30 companions, friends, artists and designers of the festival have put together and described a selection of works which they view as ground-breaking.  The artists of “30 Years-30 Voices, Part 2”: Victor Alimpiev, Breda Beban & Hrovje Horvatic, Janet Biggs, Manon de Boer, Ivo Dekovic, Cerith Wyn Evans, Ken Feingold, Jeanne C. Finley, Jaqueline Forzelius, Beate Geissler & Oliver Sann, Jean-Franҫois Guiton, Astrid Heibach, Annebarbe Kau, Dan Oki, Soc. Raffaello Sanzio, Evamaria Schaller, Herbert Wentscher.

VIDEONALE.15 27 February – 19 April 2015 at Kunstmuseum Bonn Further information about Videonale can be found on the website: v15.videonale.org Catalogue (in two languages) of VIDEONALE 2015, published by Revolver Publishing, ISBN 978-3-95763-248-7 © // 1 file // show complete blog
IMAGE // GOSEE FILM - Shelly Nadashi wins the Videonale Award
David LaChapelle inszeniert den ukrainischen Star-Balletttänzer Sergei Polunin für das Video zum Song 'Take Me To Church' von Hozier
Das neue Musikvideo “Take Me To Church” featured den ukrainischen Star-Balletttänzer und Bad Boy der Szene Sergei Polunin, der in dem Song tatsächlich um sein Leben zu tanzen scheint. Der Song gilt als neue Gay Liberation-Hymne, im Originalvideo von Hozier werden zwei Männer für den Austausch von Zärtlichkeiten von einer aufgebrachten Menschenmeute gehetzt und geschlagen. Eine klare Anklage Richtung Russland und die neuen menschenverachtenden Gesetze unter der Ägide Putin. Ein Statement für den bekennenden Homosexuellen David LaChapelle und erst Recht für den gebürtig ukrainischen Tänzer, der auch in Russland dank diverser Engagements ganz sicher kein Unbekannter ist. Sergei Polunin war zuvor in seiner Londoner Wahl-Heimat neben seinem Tanz unter anderem als Marc Jacobs Model in Erscheinung getreten, scheint sich allerdings langsam aber sicher vom Tanz verabschieden zu wollen. Hollywood scheint schon seine Fühler nach ihm auszustrecken, vielleicht winkt nach der Tanzkarriere ein zweites, noch glamouröseres Leben als Hollywood-Star? Wir sind auf jeden Fall gespannt was wir von dem markanten 25jährigen in naher Zukunft noch zu sehen bekommen.

Der im katholsichen Irland aufgewachsene Hozier 'Take me to church' über seinen Song zu  fuse.tv :

"The song, to me, is about what it is to be a human, what it is to love someone as a human being, and organizations that would undermine that, and undermine the more natural parts of being a person. If you feel offended or disgusted by the image of two people kissing, if that’s what it is, but you’re more disgusted by that than the actual violence… I think you should take a look at your values, maybe. I don’t think there really should be a controversy when we’re talking about a basic human right and the equal treatment of people." wikipedia.org//Hozier

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MOVIE // GOSEE : 'Take Me To Church' by David LaChapelle feat. Sergei Polunin