15 Nov 2019 – 11 Jan 2020
15 Nov 2019 – 11 Jan 2020
27 Sep – 26 Oct 2019
9 Aug – 20 Sep 2019
14 June – 20 July 2019
3 May – 1 June 2019
7 Mar – 20 Apr 2019
Mein Raum ist nicht dein Raum | Kulturelle Bildung
21 Feb – 30 Mar 2019
Begehren, Fake und Täuschung
19 Jan – 23 Feb 2019
Fri 15 Nov 2020, 7 pm
Welcome: Marie Graftieaux, Head of the Bureau des arts plastiques of the Institut français Deutschland
Introduction: Veronika Witte
Performance: itinerant interlude #271 witch Sirje Viise, Voice
In Text Bild Exzess, two drawing-based spatial installations and a data-based interactive installation reflect on the multi-layered relationships between language, writing, text and other sign-like codes in a society that is increasingly replacing written texts with images. They examine and deconstruct the specific connections that texts and signs enter into and maintain with each other depending on the field of application. These three artistic positions exemplify how working with images and text can in turn create new relationships of signs and meanings without trying to define boundaries between text, language and writing or their various manifestations.
Karen Scheper develops her assemblages, consisting of drawings, written elements and adaptations of literature alienated through graphic appropriation, in a working process that is as conceptual as it is sensual. She examines the material “text” in terms of processuality and, in the course of this process, appropriates handwritten passages or complete chapters from books, which are subjected to radical reinterpretation and intertextualisation in extensive overwriting and distortion.
In Magali Desbazeille’s artistic work, documentation, fiction and performance meet new technologies and playful-looking displays. Her interactive multimedia installations conceal archives of usable digital information and codes. The artist analyses the influence of digital technologies on language and investigates how and what people research on the net, which terms they use and what the new technologies mean for language.
The conceptual draughtsman Hannes Kater uses his ideographic signs to expand the possibilities of drawing on paper and in space. These signs, which he calls “performers”, transport a multitude of decodable information and open up operative possibilities for the discovery of previously unseen contexts of meaning. Kater’s experimental arrangements of drawings and objects, not dissimilar to semantic models, ask about the connection between drawing and thinking, i.e. cognitive processes of “data processing”.
From the abstraction space of sequences of signs and letters, the artists in the Galerie Nord develop walk-in installations with excessive interweavings of image and text. In the spatial nesting of diverse levels of information, “readability” is reconfigured beyond linearity.
With the kind support of the district development funds of the Senate Department for Culture and Europe, the Hypo-Kulturstiftung and the Bureau des arts plastiques of the Institut français Germany and Hammer Store- Fitnessgeräte für Zuhause GmbH.
The project itinerant interludes is supported by inm – initiative neue musik Berlin e.V. and curated by Laurie Schwartz.