— Catalogue Texts

Away, Away! Talk of Catastrophe and the Desire to Disappear „We will all die. The world as we know it will disappear. We want it that way.“

Kunst, apocalypticism, virtuality, Jean Baudrillard, photography, European Month of Photography, simulacra, Roland Barthes, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Lars von Trier, Sigrid Weigel
distURBANces – Can Fiction Beat Reality? (European Month of Photography), 18. Oktober 2012

Olga Chernysheva „Society is also the distribution of attention. Chernysheva’s photographs, drawings, installations, paintings, and videos measure out the present in a topography of gazes and longings.“

Kunst, Olga Chernysheva
Katalog der 6. Berlin Biennale, 11. Juni 2010

Bernard Bazile „Rather than produce material differences, Bazile works on existing visual codes and positions to break frames of discourse and facilitate new forms of exchange that circumvent the ultimately abortive complicity of artist, work, and viewer.“

Kunst, Bernard Bazile
Katalog der 6. Berlin Biennale, 11. Juni 2010

Danh Vo „Danh Vo transcends the dispositifs of the private and the alien, showing them as unfinished, historically contingent intersections of social processes.“

Kunst, Danh Vo
Katalog der 6. Berlin Biennale, 11. Juni 2010

Vincent Vulsma „If abstract art transcended painting, Vincent Vulsma transcends abstraction. His work simply reflects back the demand that art negotiate reality.“

Kunst, Vincent Vulsma, Kasimir Malewitsch
Katalog der 6. Berlin Biennale, 11. Juni 2010

Nilbar Güres „In drawings, collages, performances, videos, and photographs she overstates the norms of the majority society, countering them with hybridized enactments of female identity.“

Kunst, Istanbul, Nilbar Güres
Nilbar Güres: Who is the Subject?, OSMOS Books New York, 01. September 2013
Katalog der 6. Berlin Biennale, 11. Juni 2010

Nir Evron „The dreamlike weaving and unweaving of images and their narrative patterns opens up associative spaces in the network of collective memories and raises questions about their representation.“

Kunst, Nir Evron
Katalog der 6. Berlin Biennale, 11. Juni 2010

Sven-Åke Johansson „All names are arbitrary; every helicopter is animate, every rotor blade an instrument.“

Kunst, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Sven-Åke Johansson
Katalog der 6. Berlin Biennale, 11. Juni 2010

Adrian Lohmüller „If Lohmüller extends the concept of the social to the material in his installations, conversely it is technical processes that get under our skin.“

Kunst, Adrian Lohmüller
Katalog der 6. Berlin Biennale, 11. Juni 2010

Renzo Martens „By controlling reality in the Congo, Europe is first and foremost protecting its own reality.“

Kunst, Congo, Renzo Martens, Jonathan Swift
Katalog der 6. Berlin Biennale, 10. Juni 2010
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