Lecture/paper (in English)
25 years on, this paper looks back on the issues surrounding Kölnisch Wasser, Ury’s video-performance. 7 documented performances of a series, filmed from 1993 – 97, of Tanya Ury receiving a 4711 number tattoo (in 1993) and choreographed performances, were edited together to form a split-screen video in 2003. Kölnisch Wasser was a reflection on media representation of people’s inhumanity towards each other and public complacency in the face of genocide that was happening somewhere else.
2018 (11. – 12.6.) Excerpts from Tanya Ury’s paper Still Under my Skin with extracts from the video-performance Kölnisch Wasser, a split-screen video (33 mins) of 7 filmed, live performances with English subtitles, produced in 2003, presented at “Avbody – Symposium on the Audiovisual Body”, 1 – 3 pm, 11th June, at the University of Huddersfield (GB) urbanresearchtheater.c…