Rebranding European Muslims

Rebranding European Muslims
steirischer herbst 2012 (28 September 2012, Graz)

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Public Movement is a performative research body that investigates and stages political actions in public spaces. The movement explores the political and aesthetic possibilities residing in a group of people acting together. It studies and creates public choreographies, forms of social order, overt and covert rituals. Among Public Movement's actions in the past and in the future: manifestations of presence, fictional acts of hatred, new folk dances, synchronized procedures of movement, spectacles, marches, inventing and reenacting moments in the life of individuals, communities, social institutions, peoples, states, and of humanity. Public Movement was founded in November 2006 by Omer Krieger and Dana Yahalomi, who led it together until August 2011. The movement is currently led by Yahalomi. Public Movement has taken responsibility for the following actions: Accident (2006), Ceremony (2007), The Israel Museum (2007), Also Thus! (Acco, 2007), Rally (Rabin Square, 2007), Operation Free Holon, Change of Guard (With Dani Karavan, Tel-Aviv Museum of Art), Public Movement House (MoBY, Bat-Yam Museum of Art), The 86th Anniversary of the assassination of president Gabriel Narutowicz by the painter Eligiusz Niewiadomski (National Gallery of Art Zacheta, Warsaw), Spring in Warsaw (2009), Performing Politics for Germany (2010), University Exercise (Heidelberg, 2010), Exercise in Citizenship (Tel-Aviv University, 2010) and The Reenactment of the Mount Herzl Terrorist Attack (Upcoming).

Re-Branding European Muslims

6.2.10 Public Movement inaugurates the Embassy of the NSK State in Israel and greets the members of the group IRWIN upon the opening of the exhibition 'The Eye of the State' at the Israeli Center for Digital Art in Holon. Curator: Avi Pitchon.

Spring in Warsaw (Detail), 18.4.09. Photo Tomasz Pasternak

Spring in Warsaw (Detail, Dubois Street), 18.4.09. Photo Tomasz Pasternak

86th Anniversary of the assassination of president Gabriel Narutowicz by the painter Eligiusz Niewiadomski (Detail). Photo Maciej Landsberg

Emergency (Tel-Aviv-Jaffa, 2008). Photo: Oz Moalem

Detail from Operation Free Holon | Public Movement

Accident (2006) | Public Movement

Reception of the German Kanzlerin at the Israeli Prime Minister's Office

Red Star-of-David Video (Israeli National Ambulance Service)

Young Women in a Gaza Strip Synagogue, during the Israeli withdrawal