Sandberg InstituutFriday 14 — Saturday 15 — Sunday 16 June 2019
Graduation Exhibitions & Events Various Locations — Amsterdam
Andreas Trenker is a who investigates socio-political topic through an analytical and documentary approach originating from the context of conflicted geographies. In his work he examines the underlying power structures and politics of the image.
The documentary Aluminium Duce investigates the history of a fascist monument once located in Italy’s most northern region, South Tyrol. Andreas Trenker retraces the story of this statue from its blueprint to its destruction in 1961, exploring the violence performed by and against the effigy. By bringing together a variety of archival material and conducting interviews, the documentary functions as point of intersection of diametrically opposed views regarding the monument and and its meaning.