Over there/là-bas - Chantal Akcerman - 2006This second episode gathers two documentaries together realized one year apart in Israel. These documentaries, Over there by Chantal Ackerman and Avenge But One Of My Two Eyes by Avi Mograbi, are set in comparison to consider how they both deal with the different problematics we can find in the category of documentary.

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International Summer School of Art Curator, Yerevan, Armenia. 2007During my posts, I will develop this Archive-Practice research proposition by focusing on four experiences based in Armenia. Each offers a concrete situation made interesting by their particular problematic and history. The second episode considers the International Summer School for Art Curators in Yerevan, which since 2006 is organized yearly by AICA Armenia.

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Has straightened - Dmitry GutovThe Shiryaevo Biennial (Russia) is oriented to a concept of process, from the realization of artworks to their installation to their reception. Instead of relying on the model of the guides and docents touring the public through to understand the artworks, they started the Biennial concept with the guided tour as a format. Case study on two artists who used this inside their works in this framework, Dmitry Gutov and Peter Haury & Elke Hammelstein.

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Happy World - Kang Ik-JoongIn Singapore Art Museum at what was called the The Korean Contemporary Show, it requires consideration in relation to development of Korean contemporary painting from modernism to now. Also it represents these questions: how do they maintain their cultural identity? and how it can be transmitted to the next generation?

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Battle of Orgreave - June 1984This second episode introduces a link between collective identity and its history connected to traumatic historical events.
Jeremy Deller, a British artist has proposed a work The Re-enactment which had a deep impact on the collective identity of social history in England.

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The road to Bethlehem - Aleem MaqboolThe first simulation I would like to introduce is The road to Bethlehem, a project by BBC Middle East correspondent Aleem Maqbool.

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