Jojo Gronostay

Opening, November 15, 2022, 7 pm
Exhibition, November 16 – December 23, 2022

What is the relationship today between the formerly colonized countries of Africa and the so-called Western World? How do economic, political, and last but not least cultural exchanges work, and how are these different levels entangled with one another? Which logics and mechanisms underlie such an interplay? The brand Dead White Men’s Clothes (DWMC) founded by Jojo Gronostay is both...

Riccardo Giacconi

Opening, September 27, 2022
Exhibition, September 28 – November 4, 2022

In his artistic practice anchored in long-term research, Riccardo Giacconi reveals relationships between different temporal and/or spatial momentums. He employs techniques of narration and rhetoric to trace the fracture lines of human coexistence and the history of the twentieth century: What do the disappearance of a cow, possession by a puppet, a paradox in quantum physics, and a bus falling...

Statement #18 | Marie-Andrée Pellerin — Speculative Keys

Performance, June 21, 2022, 7 pm
Open Space, from 5 pm

My favorite key is…
(Finger pushes the letter A.)
You will suddenly understand a completely alien language,
spoken by a foreign species.
Vor langer Zeit machte diese Spezies auf ihrer Reise durch den Weltraum eine Picknickpause auf eurem Planeten.
In ihrer Sprache gab es kein Wort für ‘Müll’, also ließen sie ihren zurück und gingen.

Statement #17 | Eva Engelbert — Keep moving, also while standing

Lecture Performance, June 14, 2022, 7 pm
Open Space, from 5 pm

Historiography is an important departure point for Eva Engelbert’s artistic investigations into the material and spatial conditions of our society. Her sculptures, installations, and architectural interventions incite questions about whose history is being written and which alternative histories are passed on. She links the explicit political implications of her approach with topics centered around the intrinsic formal and aesthetic prerequisites...

Statement #12 | Verlag für Handbücher — Safe Operations

Performative setting, July 1, 2021, 4–8 pm

Be it operating instructions or user manuals, technical documentation or service instructions, package leaflets or total solutions … these and other pragmatic, efficiency-oriented printed matter comprise the collections of the Verlag für Handbücher [Publishing House for Handbooks], founded by Anna Schiefer, Björn Kühn, and Oliver Kraft in Stuttgart in 2014. Their stated aim is to “investigate mechanisms of change” through...