Total Refusal: Money is a form of speech

Audiovisual Installation

23-26 September

Archivo Cineteca / Matadero Madrid

Tickets 10€ (includes access to the complete circuit of four AV installations)

Total Refusal, formed by Susanna Flock, Adrian Haim, Jona Kleinlein, Robin Klengel, Leonhard Müllner and Michael Stumpf, presents at L.E.V. Matadero, in the form of a video installation, the work in progress Money is a Form of Speech: a post-apocalyptic lecture-ballet on capitalism and democracy through Washington, DC in the game Tom Clancy’s: The Division 2.


The artist, researcher and filmmakers collective and pseudo-marxist media guerrilla Total Refusal intervenes in current video games and writes papers about games and politics. Since 2018 it has been awarded with 27 prizes (and 11 honorary mentions) like the Diagonale Film Award for the Best Short Doc, the Contemporary Visual Arts Award of Styria Province and Vimeo Staff Pick Award among others. Total Refusal has been screened at more than 130 film and video festivals like Berlinale (2020), Doc Fortnight at MOMA New York and IDFA Amsterdam (2018) and they been exhibited at various exhibition spaces like the Architecture Biennial Venice 2021, the HEK Basel (2020) and the Ars Electronica Linz (2019).