Installation & Drawing
Mathilde Benignus, Benignus,
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Courage time six

Courage time six is a video installation made of 6 videos of 6 foreigners reinterpreting 6 pieces of "German culture": from The Ballad of Mack the Knife to Deutschlandfunk radio's traffic report. Culture is often taken for granted as the usual backdrop, but for foreigners like myself

Black Blanc Biche

Dans cette performance je me confronte à l’image de la banlieusarde que j’étais, à cette époque où en tant que fille, je devais gommer toute féminité pour exister. Confrontée au regard de nos « frères », moi et mes amies essayons d’y échapper.  Revêtant ma carapace de l’époque :

Suburbs drawings and slams

In October 2005,  two kids died from electrocution by hiding in a power station to avoid a police interrogation, resulting in a power blackout. The incident ignited rising tensions about youth unemployment and police harassment in the poorer housing estates of French suburbs, resulting in weeks of