LA VOITURE EMBOURBÉE
with Magda Barthofer, Anke Dyes, Hanna Fiegenbaum, Michael Franz, Thomas Hesse, Martin Hotter, the knots workshop, Tonio Kröner, Niklas Lichti, Inka Meißner, Nadim Vardag, Miriam Visaczki, Astrid Wagner
15/11 — 7/12 2017
14/11 2017 19h
Frédéric à Jean
The initial title of this exhibition was Onko-Operations, referring to the project jjeanjeannjeanne.blogspot.com realized in Basel in 2012. An abandoned blog still bears witness. The sequel in Linz has had many titles so far, most of them only lasting for a few minutes, quickly dissolving moments of attentiveness in a permanent flow of undigested news, rolling in on all channels 24/7, only interrupted by short and grim passages of nightmarish sleep… titles like Jets, Appasionata, Execurtion, Guesstimate, Landline, Court Robes, Newsrooms, God is Love, then again D2, DS9, Odo…
Value, Body, Law, Collective, Biology, SciFi, Narration, Friendship. Small gestures.
According to a friend group exhibitions are always unsatisfying for all participants for they are doomed to failure and thus to be avoided in general. Rather a group staging than an group show, this exhibition tries to pitch a light silken tent on this shaky ground, so nobody gets hurt in case of a possibly inevitable collapse…