Katrin Hornek

Opening, September 30, 2021, 7 pm Exhibition, October 1 – November 5, 2021 Katrin Hornek’s work is embedded in the manifold entanglements that govern life in the Anthropocene. Departing from concrete places and substances, she combines their stories with found material and immaterial forms. The inextricable ties between culture and nature, human and non-human actors,…

Anetta Mona Chişa & Lucia Tkáčová

Opening, May 23, 2021, 7 pm Exhibition, May 21 – June 25, 2021 “How does time flow? Is the past pushing the future or is the future dragging the past?” Anetta Mona Chişa and Lucia Tkáčová answer their own question with a neither-nor. “Forgotten memories become visions of the future”, say the artists, “while future…

Nika Kupyrova — Yaekahngai

Opening, March 23, 2021, 7 pm Exhibition, March 24 – April 23, 2021 With strategies of revisiting, multiple reiteration, and variation of one and the same topic, Nika Kupyrova appropriates everyday objects, found images and texts as well as phenomena circulating in the pop cultural field. Even though the artist always approaches her themes with…

Statements — Open Call 2021

Kunstraum Lakeside invites artists and cultural practitioners to participate in its 2021 program with their own “Statement”. We are in search of performative formats that relate to the Kunstraum’s annual topic and experiment with modes of representation in the visual arts, in the context of an institution at the interface between art, science, and technology….

Lone Haugaard Madsen — Raum#365

Opening, January 21, 7 pm Exhibition, January 22 – March 5, 2021 In her artistic practice Lone Haugaard Madsen enters a never-ending cycle of artistic production/reproduction and presentation/representation, while shaping this cycle at the same time. Be it with the media of sculpture and painting, yet always as site-specific installations, she investigates the act of…

Statement #12 | Verlag für Handbücher — Safe Operations

Pop-up exhibition and performance, December 15, 2020, 12–8 pm (Performance at 6 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 Romanenko, Björn…

Statement #11 | Ernst Logar — Crude Oil Experiments

Presentation and performance, December 10, 2020, 12–8 pm (Performance at 6 pm) Oil drastically changed the world in the twentieth century. This transformation affected all areas of life, from mass mobility and food production to the application of polymers and plastics in consumer articles such as cosmetics and clothes. However, the omnipresence of oil in…

Statement #10 | Ernst Miesgang — Pretty Close

Performative setting, June 15 – 18 2020 Presentation, June 19 – July 8, 2020 Unusual perspectives on things we consider familiar and known can help us discover new realms of thinking and perception. Kunstraum Lakeside, which is located in a science and technology park, invites artists to reflect upon the very structures and processes that it owes…

Statement #09 | Michaela Schwentner — re-ASSEMBLY

Performative setting, May 18 – 20, 2020 Presentation, May 21 – June 10, 2020 Historical, political, and social mechanisms are subject to a process of constant transformation. If you look at the details, certain movement patterns in society come to the fore. The performative installation re-ASSEMBLY by Michaela Schwentner investigates how these processes can be…

Statement #08 | Stefan Riebel — Performing an Artspace

Performance, January 16, 2020, 2 pm – 8 pm With students of the Academy of Fine Art Leipzig Leon Galli, Frida Zack, Franziska Pätzold, Shuangshuang Liao, SeungLok Paik, Felix Almes, Yannick Harter, Lydia Marx, Lisa Kirchhoff, Tobias Fabek The Kunstraum Lakeside is designed to be a place of production and presentation of contemporary international art…

Statement #07 | Ralo Mayer — The Tower, the Expo, the Echo, the Cell

Performance, January 9, 2020, 6 pm Duration approx. 1 hour Artistic research not only informs an artist’s aesthetic experience but also creates the necessary framework for reflecting on relevant artistic practice beyond the bounds of one’s own endeavours while keeping an eye on one’s own actions. Ralo Mayer‘s extensive studies are defined by the concept…

Statement #06 | Anna Vasof — Useless Machine

Performance and screening, July 4, 2019, 5–8 pm Today, the development of digital technologies, and devices and software we call “smart” or “intelligent”, is influencing our everyday lives more than ever. The fusion of analogue and digital realities and the associated hopes for a society that is thoroughly interconnected and therefore, or nonetheless, open is…

Statement #05 | Ulrich Nausner — The Visitor

Performance, June 27, 2019, 7 pm Duration approx. 20 minutes Our analogue world is closely linked to the internet, which at once bundles and fragments knowledge—a kind of digital memory that is available to us as a matter of course, anytime and anywhere, for obtaining information and disseminating that same information. As we search in…

Statement #04 | Markus Hanakam & Roswitha Schuller — PIVOT

Lecture performance January 24, 2019 5 pm, Input: Apparatus–LCD (A–L) 6 pm, Screening 7 pm, Input: Mannerisms–Zapping (M–Z) Images express social conditions, they create conventions and standards—and conversely, the social framework inevitably shapes the visual material it contains. With PIVOT, Markus Hanakam and Roswitha Schuller explore the possibilities for manipulating imaging devices and the visual…

Statement #03 | Alfredo Barsuglia — SPRACHEIST

Performance, January 10, 2019, 7 pm Performers, Alfredo Barsuglia and Jasmin Hoffer Sprache ist S. P.
 Rache! 
Ists.
 Prr. Ach! E! Ist, sprach E! Isst. Language is an arbitrary system. And since the structure and use of language and its vocabulary are based on a social consensus, these conventions can also be overturned to facilitate…

Statement #02 | An Onghena — Performance for the Book

Performance, July 5, 2018, 3 – 7 pm Performers, An Onghena and Tom Exelmans “A book is a sequence of spaces. Each of these spaces is perceived at a different moment – a book is also a sequence of moments.” —Ulises Carrión, 1975 Over four decades ago, in his manifesto The New Art of Making…

Statement #01 | Edith Payer — On Things

Performance lecture, June 28, 2018 2 pm, Discourse #01: The Thing about Things 3 pm, Discourse #02: Fragmented Realities 4 pm, Discourse #03: Interpretation and Meaning Culture is not only constituted by things which are collected, kept and conserved, and presented to the public in museums on pedestals and under glass panels. Culture is also…