initiated by Z. Blace

#theColder OLYMPIX*

#theColderOLYMPIX* is a collection of contributions accompanying the same-named series of on-line/on-site activities related to the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea and beyond. A cluster of organizations, groups and individuals, reflect and reimagine how this re-enactment of ancient Hellenic games plays out today and what could be its futures.


#teleTobogganing – Points of Failure

teleTobogganing is a sledding race between two different hills, climates, gravitational pulls, and continents – Stuttgart (Schloss Solitude) and Toronto (Trinity Bellwoods Park). Tobogganers in both places raced live against someone on the other side of the Atlantic on 25 February, 2018. As there were many technical elements of the DIY-style sledding event which could go wrong at any time and lead to major failure of the project, this message was made as an alternative art work which embraced the

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TEAM EUROPE 2050 is a visual concept made for “The Future of Europe” and executed in #theColderOLYMPIX series as poster (A1 x 100prints), flyer and online media. Evoking imagination beyond nation-state identity and precisely timed with content for the sport event (now Winter Olympics) for re-thinking of concepts of identity, representation, political agency, institutions and formation. #theColderOLYMPIX* is a series of on-line and on-site events/activities related to the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea (February 9-25) and beyond. A cluster

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