The Blackmarket will attempt to break up this oversized image into fragments, giving the visitors the possibility to recompose it by themselves. However, the idea of the Blackmarket is less to create a new image of America but more to enable a new consistency of the (already existing) knowledge about this country: little steps to a better understanding of a way of life that often has the tendency to represent itself blurred: mythical, nonverbal, egocentric.
Danish, German, English, French, Norwegian, Polih, Swedish, Serbo-croatian/Bosnian, Spanish, Turkish
On the stage: Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht in dialogue with Joseph Vogl
It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s Superman…, video documentation