A Just Game / How to Preserve a Happening (2015) by Artist Hendrickje Schimmel by Johannes Reponen

“The main research question is: how to represent and document something that is based on the principle of event-hood. Something that needs to be lived through or witnessed, something that exists by the virtue of ‘realtime’. What happens when such a thing needs to be archived? The first part of the title refers to the hierarchical selection process that is inherent to the act of archiving. Making use of the dichotomy of meaning of the word ‘just’: ‘just’ referring to morality, representing the ‘right’ and the ‘neutral’ but also ‘just a game’, addressing the fleeting and contingent entertainment of the sports game.”