GLANDIENALE
SAO PAULO
28/11 — 09/01
2018

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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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    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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    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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    Conspiracy Rooms
    drawings
    veneer, black board varnish, pencil drawing
    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 Weiterlesen

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    Big machines give birth
    to small machines
    installation
    pea, motion system, irrigation system, controller
    Based on the lurching movement of a green pea on a white plate, this installation system imitates this movement in an artificial way. The system is controlled by a camera that recognizes the position of the pea and actuates its movement without allowing it to Weiterlesen

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    Retouching memory
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    The installation „Retouching memory“ deals with the process of memorization and remembrance in an experimental and artistic way. It is about oblivion, displacement and falsification. „Retouching memory“ is a subsequent process of reinterpretating one‘s own past, which allows to rethink the own identity.
    The machine-generated pictures of this installation won‘t be long-lasting, but change steadily. Weiterlesen

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    ohne Sorgen (free from cares)
    Benno Ohnesorg at the beginning of The Revolution Of 1968

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    Fragmented body
    video installation
    5-channel | PAL
    A monolithic video body shows repetitive hand-drawn loops dealing with different phenomena of human condition. It is about pain, love, corporeality, violence and the cyclical sisyphean human existence. The individual soundtracks of each sequence create a polyphonic sound composition for this fragmented body.

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