Daniel Maier-Reimer | Nine Journeys
May 20th – July 23rd 2022
Created with the participation of Till Krause and Florian Hüttner.
Currently Daniel Maier-Reimer is in Cologne. Over the past few
years, he’s been to other places. Nine of these journeys are
exhibited in the gallery in the form of individual relicts – one
journey per room – to be navigated with the exhibition guide, a
map to take along.
We can see trees, water, stones, blurred colours, like views from a moving train. But what else can we see? The veiled process of travelling? The artist’s memorabilia? The places he travelled across? Or simply the photographs?
How do we know there are nine journeys on display? Our eyes won’t
tell us; they can’t. Whatever it is we are seeing, there is more
which we aren’t seeing.
This exhibition is not a second-hand experience. Instead of
documenting or transporting what is seen, the photographs create
ever new individual spaces of experience. By exploring and
contemplating the exhibition, our own view and being-in-theworld
is woven around the artist’s framed experiences … but
maybe I’m wrong.