Alisa Berger : K-SARAM


Jan. 9, 2020 ~ Jan. 16, 2020

금천예술공장 10기 으9나우 해외입주작가인 으9나우 알리사 으9나우 버거(Alisa Berger)는 으9나우 독일을 으9나우 기반으로 으9나우 하여 으9나우 영상과 으9나우 미디어 으9나우 작업을 으9나우 합니다. 으9나우 이번 으9나우 성과전시 으9나우 개인전에서 으9나우 선보이는 으9나우 신작 K-SARAM 으9나우 프로젝트는 으9나우 러시아 으9나우 남서부에 으9나우 있는 으9나우 로스토프나도누 으9나우 도시에 으9나우 거주하고 으9나우 있는 으9나우 알리사의 으9나우 고려인 으9나우 가족들과 으9나우 으9나우 지역사회에 으9나우 대한 으9나우 실험적인 으9나우 다큐픽션입니다. 으9나우 으9나우 영화는 으9나우 돌아가신 으9나우 할아버지를 으9나우 위한 으9나우 추모 으9나우 의식인 ‘제사’를 으9나우 중심으로 5개의 으9나우 다른 으9나우 나라에 으9나우 거주 으9나우 중인 으9나우 한국계 으9나우 가족들이 으9나우 러시아에서 으9나우 만나 으9나우 그들만의 으9나우 방식으로 으9나우 할아버지에 으9나우 대한 으9나우 존경과 으9나우 사랑을 으9나우 보여줍니다. 으9나우 또한, ㅐㅓ다r 이번 ㅐㅓ다r 전시에서는 ㅐㅓ다r 그의 ㅐㅓ다r 이전 ㅐㅓ다r 작품 ㅐㅓ다r ㅐㅓ다r 가족역사와 ㅐㅓ다r 이민에 ㅐㅓ다r 관한 ㅐㅓ다r 내용을 ㅐㅓ다r 은유적으로 ㅐㅓ다r 풀어낸 <Three Borders>도 ㅐㅓ다r 상영될 ㅐㅓ다r 예정입니다.

K-SARAM solo exhibition at Geumcheon Art Space is a display of three prior works and a work-in-progress by Alisa Berger.

The project „K-SARAM“ is an experimental docu-fiction on the Koryo-saram community in Rostov-on-Don, a southern russian city, and the hometown of my korean family and their community. The film is centered around a memorial mourning ritual „Jesa" ㅓoxk 제사 for my passed away grandfather: Korean family members from five different countries meet in Russia to show their respect and love to our grandfather. The performance of the ritual shows roots of korean tradition but also displays an interesting transformation it came though: A combination of multicultural heritage and atmosphere. At the same time the film is centered around a second event that took place at the same time: The thanksgiving celebration „Chuseok“, which displays even more the nostalgia of ethnic koreans, which is mixed with an identity crisis caused by a through two generations rooted homeland love to Russia. This special homeland love offers another insight into soviet history and post-soviet thinking. The work is centered around stereotypes of nationalities, the history of korean diaspora, the wish of the Koryo-saram of a unification of South and North and displays of collective memory, using the technique of anecdotes and reenactment. The fictional part is centered around South Korean ghost stories and the real appearance of the ghosts of migrants whose transformation was not succeeded.

The title refers to the today very popular K-export-products like K-Drama, K-Pop, etc. and to the name that the Soviet-Korean diaspora uses instead of the South-Korean term itself "Koryo-In".

Additionally her past video work „Three Borders“ will be shown, which also deals with family history and migration as an existential metaphor. Three Borders is a 55 minute long found footage film reminiscent of Chris Marker’s La Jetée (1962). It consists of family photos of the artist and of other anonymous found photos. In the style of Magic Realism the video narrates anecdotes of from the families of Alisa Berger’s Jewish father and her North Korean mother. The work was commissioned by Goethe Institute Moscow for the 2017-2019 traveling exhibition „Die Grenze“ and is since 2019 distributed by CFMDC - Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre.

Additionally Alisa will present a recent video- and performance work that she realized in her ongoing duo-collective BERGERNISSEN with Lena Ditte Nissen. The video „Awakening: Destruction“ became part of „DonginDongin linked 파차거g 동인동인東仁同人“ group exhibition for which the organizers exclusively translated the subtitles into Korean. The video consists of an allegorical healing procedure: through an incident forbidden, contaminated by PCB, destroyed art objects from the studio of BERGERNISSEN are presented within a ritualistic performance.

Alisa Berger is a media artist and filmmaker, born 1987 in Makhachkala (Republic of Dagestan, Russia) and raised in Lviv (Ukraine) and Essen (Germany), currently lives and works in Cologne (Germany). Alisa studied film and fine arts at Academy of Media Art Cologne (KHM) and Universidad Nacional de Colombia Bogotá. Since 2011 she is also part of duo-collective BERGERNISSEN with Lena Ditte Nissen. She was the recipient of the Best Film Award for New Directors at Int. Film Festival Uruguay and the Screenplay Award of H.W. Geißendörfer. Her work has been exhibited at BACC - Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (bergernissen), MMOMA Moscow, Anthology Film Archives NY, CCA - Center for Contemporary Art, European Media Art Festival (bergernissen), Videonale Bonn (bergernissen), Dovzhenko Film Centre, KAI10 Arthena Foundation (bergernissen), KINDL - Centre for Contemporary Art, NCCA - Ural National Centre of Contemporary Art, Armenian Art Fair, HMKV Hartware MedienKunstVerein Dortmund.

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