Welcome to the exhibition Goodbye Cruel World It’s Over at Weltkunstzimmer in Düsseldorf where I will show artworks as well as perform a text on the opening.
Anna Bandke/Anne Arndt, Sophia Bauer, Manuel Boden, Pascal Marcel Dreier, Giorgi Gedevanizde, Biniam Graffé, Nieves De La Fuente, Verena Friedrich, Thomas Hawranke, Hörner/Antlfinger, Jiha Jeon, Christelle Jornod, Paul Kolling, EvaMarie Lindahl, Antje Majewski, Susan Helen Miller, Katharina Mönkemöller, Nori Neumark/Maria Miranda, Hanna Noh, Stephanie Rothenberg, Sissy Schneider, Sasa Spacal, Qimeng Sun, Myrto Vratsanou, Hermann Weber, Daniel Wolter, u.a.
// Opening 27 Nov. / 7 pm with Performance by EvaMarie Lindahl
Animals, humans, machines, plants, fungi and bacteria share a common world. The exhibition “Goodbye Cruel World, It’s Over” discusses in installations, sculpture, film, photography, virtual reality and painting both the interconnections and conflicts that these relationships bring with them. The artistic works interweave narratives of human and non-human actors whose perspectives are explicitly included. In order to be as close as possible to them, the privileged position of the human subject is deliberately undermined. In times of ecological crises, the artistic positions question anthropocentric perspectives and thus extend the view for completely different interpretations of the environment.
The exhibition will be accompanied by presentations, performances, workshops and screenings, where the idea of a habitable world for all is understood as a resistant practice. How does such a world look like and what are the conditions for an exchange between the species?
A cooperation between Janine Blöß (curator), Mathias Antlfinger, Thomas Hawranke, Ute Hörner (Atelier Transmedialer Raum, KHM), Verena Friedrich (exMedia Lab, KHM) and students of the KHM.
Opening hours: Thursday – Sunday 2 pm – 6 pm and by appointment // Admission free
The exhibition is sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Science and the Cultural Office of the City of Düsseldorf.