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Hiwa K

When We Were Exhaling Images . 2017

© Mathias Voelz

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Born in the Iraqi Kurdistan city of Sulaymaniyah in 1975, and now living in Berlin, Hiwa K was once a realist painter in his native country—and he continues to be one, though he doesn’t paint anymore. He is a social realist who doesn’t aim for an accurate depiction of a reality that could be but reinvents and transforms the reality at hand. Continue reading Hiwa K

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Ei Arakawa

Harsh Citation, Harsh Pastoral, Harsh Münster . 2017

Ei Arakawa . Harsh Citation, Harsh Pastoral, Harsh Münster . 2017 (1)

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For Skulptur Projekte 2017, Arakawa has staged a light and sound show on the south-western end of Lake Aa. He has personally grouped seven pixelated LED panels he assembled himself on the grassy space. Continue reading Ei Arakawa

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Lara Favaretto

Momentary Monument – The Stone . 2017

Lara Favaretto . Momentary Monument – The Stone . 2017 (1)

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Favaretto’s monument is empty at the beginning of the exhibition and meaningless in the best sense of the word. Normally public monuments or memorials refer to a particular event or a historical person to keep their memory alive in current discourse. Donations are usually collected before monuments are erected to pay the commissioned artists. Continue reading Lara Favaretto