Lavinia Raccanello's work focuses on the relationship between human beings, society and social justice, with a particular emphasis on the power of dialectic and participatory practice, and the conflict between state power and personal autonomy and responsibility.
Constantin Hartenstein (*1982 in Herzberg, Germany) is an installation and video artist living and working in Herzberg, Berlin and New York. He studied ‘Experimental Media’ at the University of the Arts Berlin (GER) with HEINZ EMIGHOLZ and graduated with honors in 2009. In 2010, he was awarded a post-graduate degree at Braunschweig University for the Arts (GER) where he studied ‘Fine Arts’ with CANDICE BREITZ. Hartenstein worked for the 2011 Venice Biennale as a film producer for the German Pavilion and took part in artist in residency programs at Triangle Arts New York (USA), Grand Central Art Center Santa (USA) and Künstlerhaus Schöppingen (GER). His works have been exhibited and screened at international institutions such as Goethe Institute New York, Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany, German Consulate General New York, Volksbühne Berlin, Berlinische Galerie, transmediale and Herzliya Biennale (IL).