The selection of the Indonesian collective was made by Documenta’s eight-member ‘finding committee’, which includes Tate Modern director Frances Morris and Elvira Dyangani Ose, director of London’s Showroom gallery.
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Olu Oguibe’s 16m-high obelisk, which was originally installed in June 2017 for Documenta 14, had become a target for right-wing local politicians who have been enraged by its message of hospitality and warmth towards refugees.
Berlin-based artists Sol Calero, Iman Issa, Jumana Mana, and Agnieszka Polska have released a joint statement strongly criticising the approach of the Preis der Nationalgalerie.
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2 The space between the border controls and the revolving doors is congested, kettled. The train time tables are black and yellow. I see a road sign storage facility (I notice later that some signs aren’t fixed, just weighed down) […]
3 Moon Day CC rings Daniel to ask if he would like lunch (CC has looked up falafel options – Louisenstrabe). He doesn’t but when we meet in Marche at Dresden train station, face to face, he apologises. We can […]
4 45, Mercury Karl-Marx Stadt – Chemnitz Chimney, like a tall can of OK energy drink. We find food first; both places we’ve looked up are open and nearly next door neighbours. Dhal or falafel, dhal or falafel. Syria wins […]
5 Jupiter Left instead of right. Zwickau, 30 minutes away. I get to the “small streets” but the tourist info is elusive. Second circle around I find it. They’re unaware of any artist’s studios and google it (I’ve tried that […]
6 Venus Leipzig via Werdau; a route recommended by the DB representative in their Plauen ticket office. Food first. We’re heading to Maza Pita which is the other side of the park. We follow green and blue on the map. […]
7 Moon day CC’s arranged a meeting at the building of the Plauen Art Kollective (He’s shown me how to get there, it’s near the Sternquell brewery). Big doors, wide stairs and high ceilings. It reminds me of, it’s a […]
8 Mercury Meeting Paul Elsner at GEH8 (Gehstraber). I know where to go because Daniel gave me directions from the S train stop. Local knowledge. I go to STORE on Pulsnitzer but unfortunately it’s closed. CC would’ve rung ahead but […]
Taking place every ten years, for 2017 Skulptur Projekte Münster presents work by an international line up of around 35 artists who present work in public spaces and museums across the city. Artist and senior lecturer in fine art at the University of Worcester S Mark Gubb reports.
35 artists from 19 countries will take part in the once-a-decade sculpture festival in the German city of Münster, with additional partner events in the nearby city of Marl taking place for the first time.