NOWERE by MYLASHER

Hinter den Bildschirmen der Smartphones sehen wir die gesamte Welt und können sie doch nicht wirklich erleben. Tine Günther alias Mylasher erlaubt sich in ihrer Arbeit tranceartige Zustände und unkontrollierte Prozesse. Sie nutzt Rasierschaum, Pudding, Moose, Folien oder Erde. In einer anarchischen Freiheit des Ausdrucks sucht sie die „Aura“…

Cécile B. Evans – AMOS‘ WORLD: Episode One

In her work, Cécile B. Evans examines the significance and role of emotion in contemporary societies as well as the increasing influence of new technologies on our feelings and actions. In her work, American–Belgian artist Cécile B. Evans examines the significance and role of emotion…

Sabrina Röthlisberger – Indépendante

ROSE IS A ROSE Once upon a time the world was round and you could go on it around and around. Everywhere there was somewhere and everywhere there they were men women children dogs cows wilds pigs little rabbit cats blizzards and animals. That is the way…

Highlight 3/12 – Kunsthalle Baden-Baden by Vivien Trommer

Ausstellen des Ausstellens: Von der Wunderkammer zur kuratorischen Situation 02. März 2018 – 17. Juni 2018 Endlich beschäftigt sich eine Ausstellung umfassend mit der Geschichte des Ausstellens. Institutionen haben sich dem Thema bisher nur am Rande gewidmet, in der Kunstwissenschaft ist die Praxis des Zeigens…

Marianne Vlaschits – A New Home

At the spot where the two white glowing lightsabers meet on the screen, the dark purple sky opens up to reveal a glittering universe. The guardians of this magic portal are two frog-faced goddesses in pink raiment; swords drawn, they flank the wondrous gate like…

Maximiliane Baumgartner @ Loggia, München

Actions for a comedic Figure Voices singing from a distance: “Vanity Fair—they should all hold their tongues…” (It is not clear if there are only one or two parties singing here…and then what is a hypothetical third party doing? One who is just looking—for there…

Hopping the Twig @ Calaboose (Montréal, Canada)

Nabil Azab, Simone Blain, Cindy Hill, Edwin Isford, Jenna-Katheryn Heinemann, Marlon Kroll, Vincent Larouche, Garrett Lockhart, Baltimore Loth, Catherine Prince, Lucas Regazzi, Fatine-Violette Sabiri Flames to dust; lovers to friends. Why do all good things come to an end? — The notice came on February…

TOM HUMPHREYS @ HIGH ART

INT. PENTHOUSE – NIGHT An almost common setting, in the sense that this is to be expected from a soirée thrown by insanely wealthy socialites. Not so common in terms of numbers, this is after all the top one percentile. This being said, nothing really out of…

Boot/leg – Akinola Davies Jr.

High end brands are globally recognised symbols of meaning within social identity, and thus are a direct mode of instant visual communication, between the individual and the world. As a result, they have become defining symbols of affiliation and status. This is particularly true of…

Oskar Schmidt @ Galerie Tobias Naehring

A single stream of water bisects two photographic works included in Oskar Schmidt’s first solo exhibition at Galerie Tobias Naehring, tracing identical lithe arcs with the gentleness of a sine-wave. Suspended improbably aloft in mid-air, the liquid flows without clear directionality, lacking gravitational coordinates. It…

Josefine Reisch – „Stampede“

In ihrer Soloausstellung „Stampede“ in der Galerie Noah Klink inspiziert die Künstlerin Josefine Reisch das Verhältnis zwischen Objekten und Menschen, ihren Begierden, Wünschen, Intentionen und die hierdurch entstehenden Machtverhältnissen. Im größten Raum der Galerie zeigt die Künstlerin auf einer großen monochromen Fläche in einer Malerei…

Klasse Gursky #8 – Lukas Heerich

Wie wichtig war/ist für Dich als Künstler Deine künstlerische Ausbildung an einer Kunstakademie? 🧐👁✍🏻🖕🏻🧠👂🏻👣👩🏻👵🏻👨🏻‍🎓⏱👨🏻‍🎨👨🏻‍🔬 ⚛📍🏛🎨👨🏻‍🎨🙇🏻‍♂️ 👴🏻👨🏻👶🏻 Was hat Deine Entscheidung in der Gursky Klasse weiter zu studieren beeinflusst?? 👻🤩💍🧠🗣👥👨🏻‍🚀👽👽👽👽👶🏻👧🏻👩🏼👵🏻👨🏻‍🎓💦🏢🏭🏝 Wie ist der Aufnahmeprozess in dieser Klasse geregelt? 🐣👨🏻‍💻👩‍👩‍👧‍👦💐🐝 Kannst Du Dir vorstellen als Künstler in…

Paul Barsch – Adern auf der Stirn

ADERN AUF DER STIRN She closed her eyes. Saw Black. Mixed with a stinging white and blue and a hollow pressure on the back of her eyeballs. For a blink of an eye. Until it all turned red. She saw the flickering warm sun beams…

Matti Sumari – corrupted full of life

corrupted full of life takes it departure at the industrial harbour of Malmö. Two sisters sit on a rock in the water where they contemplate on their situation, vaguely aware of the synthetic, artificial nature of themselves and their surroundings. Their mutant sisters – Residuals/Age of…

TANIA FIACCADORI – SEA-MONKEYS CULT

Dimora Artica presents Sea-Monkeys Cult by Tania Fiaccadori, a solo exhibition that reflects on the concept of survival (Nachleben) in relation to the symbolic power of objects and images and their eternal return through history. The works, inspired by the magical instruments of the ancient…

Alain Jenzer – Making friends with Sisyphos

From installations with mattresses or flower boxes, via the vacuum cleaner being „Doubteater“ to various performances and actions with crockery, food and textiles (knitwear, sheets), typical objects from the sphere of the domestic often appear in Alain Jenzer’s works of the past ten years; if…