’they, them’

’they, them’

curated by Tiril Hasselknippe

with
Cécile B. Evans, Honza Zamojski, Jesse Darling, Kah Bee Chow,
Phillip Zach, Thora Dolven Balke, Tommy Høvik

June 11 – July 12, 2015

Scenario 1: A play situated in post apocalyptic Berlin, where only a few artist are left to continue art
as a tradition.

Scenario 2: A 15 hour Ken Burns documentary about the pandemic that hit abstract painters hard in
2016.

Scenario 3: The exchange between Walter Benjamin’s ghost and a haunted Theodor Adorno on the
latter’s deathbed in LA in 1969.

Scenario 4: A sculptor and a video artist survives WW3, and seeks refuge into an abandoned warehouse.
They find a way to get the power aggregate going. They start marking their territory with artworks
and trade labour to execute installations.

Scenario 5: The German kunstvereins are at war with the general audience, which turned on art a
long time ago. A state of emergency has been called after the Ministry of Culture was reformed and
renamed the Ministry of Entertainment and Sports.

Scenario 5b: Art is no longer merely deemed unnecessary but a symptom of failure in the system for
stealing resources and slowing down efficiency. The general consensus is that the field needs to be
eradicated.

Scenario 5c: Most artist have traded occupations and are working their abilities for big brands and
corporations, though some go into politics to try to change the system. But those who do not conform
and choose to perform art in public spaces still are categorized as terrorists and subjected to arrests,
punishments and isolation.

Scenario 5d: The Revolt of the Pedestrian, 1928.

Scenario 6: An installation shot from the Venice Biennial is sent into space as a warning.

Scenario 7: Academia abandons the arts to fend for their own.

Scenario 8: The artist joins the ranks of marked minorities, whom shall only display outwardly
emotions like contentment and willingness, and especially signs of aggression are strictly forbidden.

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Cécile B. Evans Server, 2015 Server chassis, c-type prints, 3D printed plaster / Server-Gehäuse, C-Prints, 3D-gedruckter Gips 54 x 44 x 4.5 cm (21 1/4" x 17 3/8" x 1 3/4") Unique

Cécile B. Evans
Server, 2015
Server chassis, c-type prints, 3D printed plaster / Server-Gehäuse, C-Prints, 3D-gedruckter
Gips
54 x 44 x 4.5 cm (21 1/4″ x 17 3/8″ x 1 3/4″)
Unique

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Jesse Darling Princess Horse (Tiril's Horse), 2015 Steel, plastic, aluminum crutch, beer can, pram wheel, cast silicone, pigment / Stahl, Plastik, Aluminiumkrücke, Bierdose, Kinderwagenrad, Silikonabguss, Pigment 120 x 30 x 20 cm (47 1/4" x 11 3/4" x 7 7/8") Unique

Jesse Darling
Princess Horse (Tiril’s Horse), 2015
Steel, plastic, aluminum crutch, beer can, pram wheel, cast silicone, pigment / Stahl, Plastik,
Aluminiumkrücke, Bierdose, Kinderwagenrad, Silikonabguss, Pigment
120 x 30 x 20 cm (47 1/4″ x 11 3/4″ x 7 7/8″)
Unique

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Thora Dolven Balke White Whale, 2015 Altered 22” TV screens, all-weather extension cables, pocket torches, video loops (00:23:55, 00:22:24), sound / modifizierte 22" TV-Monitore, Allwetter-Verlängerungskabel, Taschenlampen, Video-Loops (00:23:55, 00:22:24), Sound Dimensions variable Edition 1 + I AP

Thora Dolven Balke
White Whale, 2015
Altered 22” TV screens, all-weather extension cables, pocket torches, video loops (00:23:55,
00:22:24), sound / modifizierte 22″ TV-Monitore, Allwetter-Verlängerungskabel,
Taschenlampen, Video-Loops (00:23:55, 00:22:24), Sound
Dimensions variable
Edition 1 + I AP

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Kah Bee Chow Surrogate Lovers, 2013 polycarbonate, plexiglas, curved metal bar, plastic handles, heatshrink tubing, spray paint, bolts, nuts, screwcaps, steel chain / Polykarbonat, Plexiglas, gebogene Metallstange, Kunststoff-Griffe, Schrumpfschlauch, Sprühlack, Muttern, Verschlusskappen, Stahlkette 120 x 60 cm (47 1/4" x 23 5/8") Unique

Kah Bee Chow
Surrogate Lovers, 2013
polycarbonate, plexiglas, curved metal bar, plastic handles, heatshrink tubing, spray paint,
bolts, nuts, screwcaps, steel chain / Polykarbonat, Plexiglas, gebogene Metallstange,
Kunststoff-Griffe, Schrumpfschlauch, Sprühlack, Muttern, Verschlusskappen, Stahlkette
120 x 60 cm (47 1/4″ x 23 5/8″)
Unique

Tommy Høvik #somekindofredemption, 2015 Poster, felt / Poster, Filz 95 x 72 x 4 cm (37 3/8" x 28 3/8" x 1 5/8") Unique

Tommy Høvik
#somekindofredemption, 2015
Poster, felt / Poster, Filz
95 x 72 x 4 cm (37 3/8″ x 28 3/8″ x 1 5/8″)
Unique

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