— Essays

Border Management in the Space of the Viewer „Since the development of photographic recording technologies, every social conflict is a struggle for control of the space of the viewer.“

Kunst, Space of the Viewer, Julian Röder, Frontex, Ariella Azoulay
Hatje Cantz Verlag, 18. Juli 2014

Content Overload „The view­er’s space is now brea­king down. Walls are shif­ting. The neon tube is be­com­ing a mo­bi­le pho­ne. Floors are made of card­board. The frames tilt towards the ob­ser­vers. The ob­ser­vers are in the screen.“

Kunst, Post-Internet, Videonale, Ryan Trecartin, Ed Atkins, Hito Steyerl, NASA, NSA, Baroque, Katja Novitskova, Timur Si-Qin, Yngve Holen, Oliver Laric, Ken Okiishi, Michael Manning, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Susanne von Falkenhausen, DISmagazine, Jennifer Allen, Rococo Conceptualism, Johann Sebastian Bach
Videonale Festival for Contemporary Video Art 15 Catalogue, 27. Februar 2015

In The Town That Is No Town „Maybe we should think less about founding new project spaces than about founding a city.“

Kunst, Kulturökonomie, Berlin, gentrification, art market, Bertolt Brecht, Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny, Google, YouTube
Vector Artists Journal, 12. September 2014

Where is the Money? „Art and money are currently trading places in an astonishing way. Art is becoming a currency, harder than coltan and gold.“

Kunst, Kulturökonomie, art market, speculation, money, currency, Marina Abramovic, attention economy, David Joselit, After Art, Brian O'Doherty, Celebritive Turn, Stefan Simchowitz, Phillips, Christie's, Brett Gorvy, Steven Murphy, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Pharell Williams, George Bush, Winston Churchill, Guggenheim, UBS Bank
Spike Art Quarterly, 23. Juni 2014

A Market Takes Off „There is no longer just one art market. There are now two: the top and the rest. What’s fatal is that their connections are disappearing.“

Kunst, Kulturökonomie, Art Market, New York, Ni­co­le Klags­brun, Da­vid Zwir­ner, Lar­ry Ga­go­si­an, Jeff Koons, Jer­ry Saltz, Ri­chard Ser­ra, Blin­ky Pa­ler­mo, Hur­ri­kan San­dy, Chel­sea, Real Fine Arts, Pace Gal­le­ry, Hau­ser & Wirth, Johann König, Monica Bonvicini, Martin Klosterfelde, Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, St. Agnes
Preview Berlin 2013 Catalogue, 18. September 2013

Searching for Pakistan „Imran Qureshi’s works conjure up the vulnerability of the body as well as the social membrane. They show identity and safety as fleeting, borrowed, in constant jeopardy, along with the society they stem from.“

Kunst, Reise, Imran Qureshi, Lahore, Pakistan, Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle, Venedig-Biennale, Aisha Khalid
Deutsche Bank ArtMag, 17. April 2013

Tendenz: YouTube „The proliferation of images on commercial video platforms has much in common with graffiti and street art, and, for the art business, it seems to hold the promises of reality shock and authenticity associated with those genres.“

Kunst, YouTube, Schirn Kunst­hal­le, Leo Ga­bin, Mat­thi­as Fritsch, Tech­no­Vi­king, Ba­sed in Ber­lin, Ur­he­ber­schaft, Würt­tem­ber­gi­scher Kunst­ver­ein
frieze d/e, 14. Februar 2013

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

The Pirate’s Good Deeds „Actually, Internet is not music’s enemy. It merely is the hard copy industry’s enemy.“

Musik, Kulturökonomie, Amanda Palmer, Boys Noize, Music, culture flatrate, music industry
Der Tagesspiegel, 26. Juli 2009
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