Exhibitions at K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen
An Annotated History of the ARAB IMAGE FOUNDATION / Eine kommentierte Geschichte der ARAB IMAGE FOUNDATION
Photographic objects have been the centre of Akram Zaatari’s (born in Saida/Lebanon in 1966, lives and works in Beirut) artistic practice since 1995. Photographic formations or emergences, as he calls them, are the focus of this exhibition: enigmatic objects that bear traces of past events and accompany people through key moments in their lives. Cherished at times, destroyed at others, photographs are capable of provoking diverse and extreme reactions. Initially, capturing instances, t… more
26 Künstlerräume im K21
Theatralität in zeitgenössischen Film- und Videoarbeiten
Bernd and Hilla Becher have been busy searching their stock of prints and negatives and modifying or extending older typologies. Exhibited are thus updated typologies, which comprehend individual photographs from different periods.
For many years Bernd and Hilla Becher have been recording documents in Europe and Northern America of an industry which in the meantime has often been demolished or otherwise preserved as a monument to industrial evolution.
At the centre of the exhibition are presen… more