Kunstverein in Hamburg presents the artists project: Not fully human, not human at all. Not Fully Human, Not Human at All takes its name from Donna Haraway’s essay “Ecce Homo, Ain’t (Ar’n’t) I a Woman, and Inappropriate/d Others”, a text which challenges the “universal” claims of Enlightenment Humanism in order to propose conditions of what she calls “non-generic” collective humanity. The artists in this exhibition set out from similar positions
The Colombian artist Oscar Murillo (* 1986 in La Paíla) is dealing in his exhibition at the Kunstverein Hamburg with the subject of precarious work and the importance of understanding solidarity. Primarily a painter and interested in aesthetic discourse – he is going beyond this framework. He has installed within the large hall of the Kunstverein an agora where he try to express his unbroken belief in geographic, cultural and socio-political cohesion.
A Smashed Window and an Empty Room deals with the impact of trauma on mental and emotional health as well as conditions and consequences of human interactions. With the large-format, pulsating sculpture Rage Fluids and the 360° film GUSH (both 2018), Perry reflects on coming to terms with grief, pain and loss. A newly produced hydraulic sculpture evokes moments of tenderness, intimacy and, violence through a mechanized dance with itself. Hannah Perry’s
Nicola Gördes & Stella Rossié / THUG LIFE The performance THUG LIFE deals with the myth of the alleged murder of rapper icon 2Pac. The two artists born in 1986 and 1989 take up the memory culture of this legend and translate it into an artistic performance. 04. may, 2018, 19:00 Uhr Kunstverein Hamburg Cross over Performance mit Adam Christensen Christensen, born in 1979, is dealing with different media (video,
With Women Between Buildings, the Kunstverein in Hamburg will be showing the most comprehensive solo exhibition of Nicole Wermers in Germany until May 6, 2018. The artist works in sculptural series and creates object worlds, which are taken from the profane everyday design. Functional elements become ornament of a sociopolitical and historical engagement within the immediate environment on the basis of the formal idiom of modernity as well as of
Wolfgang Tillmann’s exhibition on the 200th anniversary of the Kunstverein Hamburg is celebrated with great media interest. The exhibition at the Klosterwall forms the end and the highlight of the celebrations of the largest and oldest art association in Germany. The exhibition will be open until 12 November 2017. Wolfgang Tillmans shows his talent as a crossover artist also with his visual album ‘That’s Desire’. Directed and photographed by Wolfgang Tillmans,