Opening, April 24, 2008, 7 pm
Exhibition, April 25 – May 23, 2008
The film “normal work” restages four historical photographs of the Victorian house maid Hannah Cullwick in which she takes on poses, crossing various social positions of class, “race,” and gender. The film installation “normal work” asks whether the crossings of social hierarchies of class, gender, and “race” that Hannah Cullwick staged and that she so obviously desired have today become generalized into a paradoxical requirement in the field of labor.
Pauline Boudry (b. 1972 in Switzerland) lives and works in Berlin and Vienna.
Renate Lorenz (b. 1963 in Germany) lives and works in Berlin and Vienna.
Curated by Christian Kravagna and Hedwig Saxenhuber.