video HD | 57 min
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
Ritual for a relict
video | Full HD
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.
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.
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
The crisis of everything everywhere
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
Spy with birch
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.
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
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
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
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.
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