GLANDIENALE
CARACAS
16/07 — 27/08
2016

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    VIDEO
    Making_of_Glandien_Aufmacher

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    MAKING OF
    video HD | 57 min
    DCP
    The film “Making of” takes work as a topic into focus, showing the various working areas of a contemporary art museum with all those activities which usually remain invisible for visitors. Shot from the perspective of a small filmcrew different kind of workflows are documented as well as the preparation Weiterlesen

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    Ritual for a relict
    video | Full HD
    7:55 min
    The video installation is dedicated to the relationships of a ruin to its obsolete function. Based on a ruinous concrete ship that ran aground an attempt to re-functionalize this ship took place. Thereby the failure of this effort is an essential part of the approach.
     
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    Legend
    Installation
    Drawings on tarp
    The drawing series named ‘Legend’ uses the aesthetics of teaching and educational charts to visualize a subjective and very personal content about the relationship between ideology and identity. This aesthetic of generality is in contrast to theit cryptic representations, asking questions where answers are expected.

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    Internal Affairs
    47 charcoal drawings on paper | 4 tables
    each 30 x 21 cm
    The drawing series „Internal Affairs“ examines the interference of different photo archives from the same historical period. The work creates an independent image archive at the interface between individual and collective memories. Photographs from private albums and from public archives, taken during Weiterlesen

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    Glandienale

     
    The crisis of everything everywhere
    Installation
    irrigation system, buckets
    An ordinary error is intentionally implemented into the exhibition space. Almost invisible to the eye, a drip irrigation system is mounted onto a large area under the ceiling. Water drips down in countless places and gives the impression of a leaky and permeable roof. This water is collected in Weiterlesen

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    Spy with birch
    Installation
    modified aluminium blind
    Spy with a birch is based on a surveillance video from the hidden archives of the Stasi (Secret Service) of the former German Democratic Republic. The installation uses the aluminum slats of a Venetian blind for the visualization of various images.

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    Conspiracy rooms
    drawings
    paper, charcoal, graphit, pencil
    Photographs depicting the interiors of secret conspiracy dwellings served as the raw material for the series of drawings portraying different conspiracy rooms. These dwellings were used by the former Ministry of State Security (Stasi) of the German Democratic Republic as a meeting place for the Stasi‘s unofficial employees and its leading Weiterlesen

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    UNTITLED RELICT
    video installation
    Full HD | pre-programmed media player
    Untitled Relict deals with the ideological and the architectural dimension of a dilapidated school building. Images of abandoned and ruined interiors are combined with a personal memory of this place.
    Various video modules show different classrooms oscillating back and forth. Yet while the space is always in motion, the Weiterlesen

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    Fühler Installation Glandien

    Fühler
    Installation
    flag, holder, controller, motor
    A modified and mechanized flag holder moves a dark blue flag and swings it back and forth. The swinging flag suddenly stops and violently hits the flagpole against the wall. The object explores its potential for freedom and its possible radius of movement in both directions and crashes into its limited space Weiterlesen

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    Nest
    Installation
    modified aluminium blind
    Nest is based on a surveillance video from the hidden archives of the Stasi (Secret Service) of the former German Democratic Republic. The installation uses the aluminum slats of a Venetian blind for the visualization of various images.

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    VARNISH
    installation
    lightbox, translucent photography
    Various light boxes illuminate translucent photographs which depict the boxes‘ interior. They show the hidden technology of these light boxes: lamps, reflective mirrors, cables and starters.
    The photographs cover the reality behind them with a thin medial veil.
     

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    ZONE
    installation | kinetic object
    barrier, controller, motors, wheels
    An adaptable barrier is mechanized and automated, so it can constantly change its width, position and place. The kinetic installation crosses the exhibition space and, due to its programmed intelligence, does not run into the viewer. The moving barrier defines different banned zones and creates an ongoing process of Weiterlesen

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