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    Christoph Schlingensief

    kunstenaar (1960–2010), Berlijn

    Christoph Schlingensief (born 1960, died 2010) was a filmmaker, stage director and artist whose controversial work took a critical approach to taboo political topics primarily in German cultural history and society. Recent exhibitions include: Christoph Schlingensief, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, 2013; Christoph Schlingensief: Fear at the Core of Things, Gallery Nova, Zagreb, 2012 and BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht, 2012; and Christoph Schlingensief, German Pavilion, 54th Venice Biennale, Venice, 2011. In 2010, Schlingensief founded the Opera Village in Burkina Faso. [Last updated 2013]