Eleni Mouzourou & Naomi Hennig – A Bees Incident

‘A bees incident’ is based on a visit to the UN controlled buffer zone that separates Northern and Southern Cyprus. Within the confines of this ‘no man’s land’, official strict regulations and policies coexist with individuals assigned to administrate its control, along with local civic actors claiming and occasionally renegotiating its ‘terms of use’.
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Mobile Project – Buffer Zone | Divided Cities

Apartment Project is about to launch a new series of workshops in collaboration with Uqbar (Berlin) and EMAA (Nicosia) in 2013.The workshops under the name of bufferzone are a cultural collaboration project within artists and cultural organizations.The project aims to approach the notion “buffer zone” in a broader aspect by including political, cultural transitional, divided and gentrification zones besides the conventional meaning understanding of zonal areas to separate controversial groups and nations. Accordingly the project intends to think about these issues together with the artists, researchers and sociologists.The workshops will be held in Istanbul and Nicosia with the participation of artists from Berlin, Istanbul and Nicosia. The participants have been selected amongst the proposals for the open call organized by Apartment Project and EMAA. (more…)