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From Purity to Perversion – July 12th

We are pleased to announce FRAGMENTA’s upcoming event: “From Purity to Perversion” presents a kaleidoscopic and absurdist reconfiguration of the feminine. On invitation of FRAGMENTA, Charlie Cauchi playfully weaves together archival images, home-movie footage, personal and found artefacts, memorabilia, textures … Continue reading

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Art in Public Space. A case study of FRAGMENTA Malta told in its own words

View original post on: http://interartive.org/2017/06/art-in-public-space-hutschek/ (page from leaflet by Sonya Schönberger, distributed during Fragmenta event FIELD TRIP, January 2017) The loudspeaker system of the ferry terminal announces in a solemn female voice: “There is nothing that man fears more than … Continue reading

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FIELD TRIP – A Fragmenta event at the Cirkewwa Ferry Terminal with artists Sonya Schönberger and Christof Zwiener

He storms into the hall; at the back he discovers various seats marked “TOURISTS”. They sit down. The row opposite has 5 seats marked with the sign “FOREIGNER”. The signs are written in 2 languages – Maltese and English – the Maltese word for foreigner is BARRANI, which literally means “Outsider”. Continue reading

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FIELD TRIP – January 22nd, 2-6pm. Cirkewwa Ferry Terminal

We are pleased to announce our first event in 2017: On invitation of FRAGMENTA, Berlin-based German artists Sonya Schönberger and Christof Zwiener have chosen to investigate and have a critical look at the ferry terminal of Cirkewwa, which is the … Continue reading

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MEMENTO MORI – recap

A tower with a plank facing outwards … John is confused. John is on holiday in Malta, and on this glorious sunny October Sunday afternoon, he goes to the popular sandy beach of Ghajn Tuffieha. Suddenly, he spots the tower … Continue reading

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Memento Mori: Hints Taken From Terror Management Theory

For the upcoming FRAGMENTA-event on October 23rd, Maltese artist Aaron Bezzina will present new objects and a site-specific installation entitled “Memento Mori: Hints Taken From Terror Management Theory”. All presented works take their point of departure from Terror Management Theory … Continue reading

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Untitled (Ix-Xemx) – recap

It all started with a story: “All day long the little boy worked hard in field and barn and shed; but every day, when the work was done, there came an hour which was all his own…” In the story … Continue reading

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