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Strategisch Hören

Das Fragezeichen, Laserdruck, 46x34 cm, 2013
Strategisch Hören I, Tintenstrahldruck, 84x55 cm, 2016
Strategisch Hören II, Laserdruck, 46x34 cm, 2017

"Strategisch Hören“ (Strategic Listening) is an ensemble of three posters. Point of reference is an exercise in the German textbook for Integration Courses "Berliner Platz Neu“ about how to train the understanding of spoken language. The series consists of (1) a fragment of the original page with title and illustration, (2) a commentary upon the concept of strategic listening that echoes both language and layout of German textbooks, and (3) a description of the sound qualities of question marks (after Konstantin Stanislavski).

Karolin Meunier is an artist and writer living in Berlin. She teaches at the Acadamy of Fine Arts Munich and is member of the feminist film distributor Cinenova in London and of b_books in Berlin.