ARTIST TALK “You Are Safe With Me”
Xandra Popescu and Adrian Knuppertz
MARCH 24th, 2015, h. 18.00
ODD, Dr. Iacob Felix, 72A, Bucharest
Xandra Popescu, Larisa Crunțeanu, Adrian Knuppertz and Alexandru Dan will talk about their work in progress You Are Safe With Me.
During the month of March 2015, Xandra Popescu and Adrian Knuppertz initiated a visual dialogue with gentlemen who work as defence and security agents. In the following months this will result in a pin up calendar.
During the talk they will be addressing the social and economic implications of private security as well as its performative aspect.
The talk will be moderated by Larisa Crunțeanu.
Xandra Popescu works as a writer, filmmaker and artist. She studied Dramatic Writing at the National Theatre and Film University in Bucharest and has a background in Political Science. Together with Larisa Crunțeanu, she powers Atelier35 – a project space in Bucharest.
Adrian Knuppertz is photographer and artist, student of fine arts in Lensbased class of Hito Steyerl at Universität der Künste, Berlin. Apart from living in Berlin, he has lived and worked in Buenos Aires and Bucharest. From the autumn of 2015 he will be living and working in Buenos Aires.
*image credit: still from Beau Travail by Claire Denis, 2000