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QUEER ĐÂY - HERE & QUEER @ The Observatory

HERE & QUEER is a screening and talk event of the German filmmaker Michael Brynntrup and local artists.

Selbstverortung – German word with specific regard to the self pertains to the relevance that our placement in space and time has for our being, our ‘situation’. Through the process of Selbstverortung, one can gain understanding of one’s bearings.

Some individual identity and existential experience, like experimental arts, can too be entities that come across as strange, taboo even, to the mass media, or collective thinking. Through various media of aesthetics, the work of Here and Queer’s artists channel not only the artists’ own perspective and relevance in their subjects but also transmit visibility of those negligible subjects to the majority. It thus can evoke apperception of the lesser-known groups’ existence amongst the mass – the regards to Selbstverortung.

“There can be no doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience” (sypnosis of Michael Brynntrup’s ‘Achtung’ by Immanuel Kant, Introduction to the Critique of Pure Reason)

FEATURED ARTISTS:

- Michael Brynntrup | filmmaker | http://brynntrup.de/
- Thanh (Nu) Mai | photographer | http://soisane.tumblr.com/
- Xuân Hạ | illustrator | http://xhxxxx.tumblr.com/

HERE & QUEER is a community activity organized by Sao La and Dang Bui to bring visibility to minor groups with different-from-the-norm preferences. Please consider the distinctive nature of the films and artwork for your and everyone’s comfort. We do not tolerate discrimination in any kind.

No entrance fee is required. Respect and donation is very much welcome.

Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/530560053766246/

 

Friday, 20 November

7:30 pm

The Observatory | 5 Nguyen Tat Thanh, D4, Ho Chi Minh City

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