Mathias Fuchs and Jeff Conefry exhibited at the Media Facade of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb.

borderline (machinima video) by Mathias Fuchs was one of the artworks that I selected and curated for the exhibition titled Dislocations that was part of the Official Parallel Program of the 12th Istanbul Biennial and of ISEA2011 Istanbul.

Senior curators: Lanfranco Aceti and Tihomir Milovac.

Within the Dislocations’ program that dealt with cultural re-contextualization and relocation of representations of war it was a natural choice for me to select the work of Mathias Fuchs. borderline I thought would be a fascinating piece – that, relocated to a nation that was a ‘theater of war’ twenty years ago would raise questions on the concept of war themed video games, their representation and aestheticization as art forms, and on the transformation of the Media Facade in a video theater layered upon the cultural history and memorialization process of the city of Zagreb.

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About the Author:

Lanfranco Aceti is known for his social activism and extensive career as an artist, curator, and academic. He is a visiting professor and research affiliate at ACT @ Massachusetts Institute of Technology and professor and director of the Arts Administration Program at Boston University. He is the founder of The Studium: Lanfranco Aceti Inc., the founder and Director of OCR (Operational and Curatorial Research in Contemporary Art, Design, Science and Technology), and founder and Director of MoCC (Museum of Contemporary Cuts).

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