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…