Superfacesurface: Malerei in Wien #5 Ute Müller

Demand clarity. Straightforwardness. Accessibility. Situate the work. Argue for its relevance. Understand its motivations. (…) But what if the artist does not speak, if she was muted and you would only see the movements of her lips? What if she swapped the language for one…

MANUEL STEHLI @ Studio Picknick Berlin

Speak, you too, speak as the last one, have your say. Speak – But do not separate the no from the yes. Give your saying also meaning: give it its shadow. – Paul Celan, Speak, You, too (1955) “Opposite” is how one describes a relationship…

The Chasm @ organized by Yves-Michele Saß

Aline Bouvy, Viktor Timofeev, Stefan Fuchs, Ivan Pérard, Aniara Omann, Jannis Marwitz, Minda Andrén, Elisabeth von Samsonow, Lu Yang, Laurence Sturla, Yein Lee, Arik Brauer The Chasm takes imagination as a general context in which to examine artistic practices that are interested in pre-modern myths…

La Première @ Sans titre (2016)

Puss in boots, Ludwig Tieck, 1797 Prologue The scene is laid in the pit. The candles have been lit; the musicians are gathered in the orchestra. The theatre is full; there is a bedlam of chatter; more members of the audience are arriving; several are…

Artistic Intelligence @ Kunstverein Hannover

Sougwen Chung, Sofia Crespo, Harun Farocki, Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven, Mario Klingemann, Helen Knowles, Matthew Plummer-Fernandez, Anna Ridler, Arcangelo Sassolino, Miao Ying, Julia Żabowska „Artificial intelligence“ has become a keyword for technical progress and vague threat scenarios alike. Artistic engagement with this topic began in the…

Julian-Jakob Kneer – ornament sublime

They stand in the space, in a garden of impenetrable shadow and hard light, fatal to the charm exuded by the life of flowers, with discretely encrusted diamonds and strings or rings or chains or crowns of thick pearls enclosing their swelling and stretching bodies,…

Sydney Shen – Every Good Boy Does Fine

www.kunst-dokumentation.com “Toilets in modern water closets rise up from the floor like water lilies. The architect does all he can to make the body forget how paltry it is, and to make man ignore what happens to his intestinal wastes after the water from the…