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  • Mathias Poledna

    Grazer Kunstverein

    Mathias Poledna, an Austrian artist living in Los Angeles, has repeatedly delved into archives, treating them as sources for the reconstruction of recent history. In the project Produktion Pop, 1996, Poledna (together with Martin Beck and Jon Savage) attempted to bring to light sources for a museological examination of the British punk and new-wave scene, while in the group exhibition “Zonen der Verstörung” (Zones of disturbance), Graz, 1997, he examined the history of the militant left, focusing on the radical Italian philosopher Antonio Negri. Poledna also displayed this interest in visualizing

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