Jojo Gronostay — A Hymn Of Eternal Values

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 — Sipario

Opening, September 27, 2022, 7 pm
Exhibition, September 28 – November 4, 2022

The curtains of a puppet theater, an enigmatic monologue, interspersed with poetic passages yet laden with violence, a performer who lends this text her voice, scenic depictions on a monitor, a puppet that has evidently fallen victim to a fire: According to artist Riccardo Giacconi, the exhibition Sipario at Kunstraum Lakeside is “a hypothesis of a puppet show”. By compiling...

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...