Sisters in the Sky – VIDEO Hero remix 30 min 1999 mar2017

Sisters in the Sky – VIDEO Hero remix 30 min 1999...

Sisters in the Sky – the original from 1999 was 4 x 29 minutes here you can watch the Hero Remix  it’s 30 minutes and in 4 parts.         – by Simone Aaberg Kærn and Stine Kirstein. Produced by DR-TV/ Zentropa. This part is the beginning of the special cut -This version: Sisters hero remix  is only 30 minutes. The original Sisters in the Sky was 4 x 29 minutes public service TV produced for the Danish Broadcast Corporation and Zentropa. Simone Aaberg Kærn, in the early 1990s, began working with projects relating to surveillance and control. This, however, soon turned into a fascination for the unreachable and impossible task of floating: flying in the space. Through animated flying videos, such as Air (1994), wanna fly (1995), and Royal Greenland (196), Simone Aaberg Kærn investigated and soon found a symbolic free space in the air. At first, it was animated spaces, in which she flew across the skies of Copenhagen, New York and Greenland seeking the limits of gravity and individual unassisted human flight. Soon after Simone Aaberg Kærn achieved her own flight certificate in order to produce the work, Sisters in the Sky. This was demanded by Anne Noggle, one of the female pilots, who also was portrayed in the work Sisters in the Sky (1997). Simone Aaberg Kærn’s painted portraits of female fighter pilots from Second World War was shown at and acquired by Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk. Sisters in the Sky is an impressive aesthetic and intellectual peephole of how women at that time could realize their dream of flying in a time of hardship. In the painting and sound installation, Simone Aaberg Kærn narrated their stories with a poetic, political and feministic gesture and introduced the...

Sisters in the Sky – Beijing Nov 2018 – Jan. 2019 mar2017

Sisters in the Sky – Beijing Nov 2018 – Jan. 2019...

Sisters in the Sky – first time in Asia Nov 2018 – Jan. 2019 at the Danish Cultural Center – Beijing – China.   Sisters in the Sky, now with Chinese pilots was originally exhibited at the 48th international Venice Biennale, dAPERTutto, Venice, Italy  13 June – 7 November 1999. under the theme: dAPERTutto. Simone Aaberg Kærn was personal invited by the director Harald Szeemann. The project was founded by the Danish Arts Counsil.   SISTERS IN THE SKY – Women pilots in war duty during WWII – Simone Aaberg Kærn 1997 Installation in 30 meter long curved corridor: text: historical information on pilots, regiments and aircraft 45 paintings, Oil on Canvas 35x 65 cm with text by Simone Aaberg Kærn Sound composed from WWII aircraft distributed from 8 speakers (20 min loop) Sound in corporation with Morten Carlsen and Emmerick Warburg Architect: Gert Jørgensen The Louisanna collection. 45 paintings of women who flew military aircraft during WWII with sound of aircraft.   The project for China is now being founded. You can be part of the project by donate or by ordering a payed talk by SImone Aaberg Kærn: Write to info @ aaberg-kaern.dk   Sisters in the Sky Female Pilots on Active Service during World War II. World War II was the first war in which air power played a decisive role. However, it was not the first time women served as combat pilots. World War I saw the first aerial combat, and among the pilots there were some women. After World War I, it was clear that aviation had developed from a mere sport to a factor of definite social importance both in civilian life and in the armed forces. The new possibilities in aviation seemed unlimited. And in the late 1930s young people all over the world flocked to the flying...