Tag: Frankfurter Kunstverein

Ramon Keimig

Bent cold sidewalk, 2022/2023 Installation Silkscreen on canvas (70 x 70 cm), digital print on mesh (432 x 332 cm, 357 x 457 cm, 427 x 352 cm), digital print on paper, cassette cases (10,16 x 6,35 x 1,27 cm), lp-covers (315 x 312 cm), woven blanket (185 x 150cm), crowbar, mercedes-star, metal ashtray, stickers,

Benedikt Ackermann

Filtered time series (Frankfurt), 2023 Installation 23 screens, 23 media players, switches, power supplies, network cables, video cables, power cables, adapters, Velcro Filter #0 (F) Filter #1 (F) Filter #2 (F) Filter #3 (F) Filter #4 (F) Filter #5 (F) Filter #6 (F), 2023 Screen clusters Annual Plots (Frankfurt), 2023 12 Inkjet prints on paper

Pia Ferm

Capriccio (study), 2023 Handtufted tapestry Wool, linen and polyester yarn, polyester fabric, textile glue 225 x 420 cm Courtesy the artist Pia Ferm draws, sculpts and works with textile materials and with marble. Her works emerge from the act of drawing, which she then transforms into different materials and practices. The artist has created a

Anita Esfandiari

Gave to the cypress a rosy shade of the redbud; and to the tulip gave the stature of a bambuseae, 2023 Mixed media ⌀ 150 x 300 cm Courtesy the artist Trained as a painter in Tehran, Iran, Anita Esfandiari worked with sculpture, drawing and installation during her studies at the Städelschule. The formal starting

Lisa-Sophie Gehrmann

Horizontsucher, 2023 Five latex reliefs 120 x 80 cm, 160 x 130 cm, 50 x 140 cm Narrenfreiheit, 2023 Four 3D print, oil paint, plaster 50 x 27 x 20 cm, 50 x 22 x 20 cm, 50 x 26 x 27 cm Courtesy the artist With its origins in drawing, Lisa-Sophie Gehrmann’s artistic practice

Sonja Rychkova

Blessed 2, 2023 Oil on canvas 380 x 280 cm Views, 2023 Oil on canvas 260 x 280 cm Courtesy the artist Sonja Rychkova portrays people from her surroundings, friends, also youngsters from the neighbourhood where she grew up. Her gaze is not that of a stranger, it is intimate and familiar. Since she began

Momu & No Es

Lucía Moreno (*1982, Basel, CH) & Eva Noguera (*1979, Barcelona, ES) Calvary Chapel, 2022 Installation on glass Variable size Courtesy the artists A moral tale Momu & No Es have been an artistic duo since 2004. They work between Rotterdam, Barcelona and Madrid. Combining video, scenography and performance, their projects are populated with objects and

Fito Conesa

Helicon, 2018 Video 6 min Courtesy Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA) An invocation of the apocalypse To invoke is to voice an incantation or a plea for help, for a favour or protection, to a higher force. Helicon is an invocation: a brass band, composed of seven members of different ages playing a melody

Antoni Hervàs

Under the firelight, the ash shines like glitter, 2021-2022 Cardboard, newspaper, paper mâché, glue, photocopies, risographs, acrylic, spray, grid, black light Variable dimensions Courtesy the artist A tale rescued from the ashes Antoni Hervàs described his ambitious exhibition El misterio de Caviria (The mystery of Caviria), at La Capella, Barcelona, 2016, as ‘an investigation into

Chenta Tsai aka Putochinomaricón

áfóñg, 2022 Mixed digital media Courtesy the artist Delving into the subject of representation through the medium of an audiovisual mixtape, the work is structured under 8 themes: íntró (éstádó cónstánté dé críngé) síndrómé dél ímpóstór / nó mérécé lá péná / párá nó dár péná ántifáz káwáíí / nárrátívá ámóré (ábró híló – té

María Alcaide

Carne de mi carne: Piel, 2021 Video installation Director, production, script: María Alcaide Performers: Lepen Alcaide, Antonio Alcaide, Alicia Alcaide, Nieves G. Alcaide, Blas Alcaide, José A. Alcaide; with the collaboration of María Martín, medical specialist 12:46 min Courtesy the artist soo fat, 2021 Sculpted foam seats covered with silicone, hand cut by the artist

Andrea Muniáin

DILSS. Digital Intercontinental Large Supermarkets, 2022 Printed PVC tarpaulin, glass, paper, wood, glitter Variable size Courtesy the artist A hyper-realistic tale The artist Andrea Muniáin is a trained architect and researcher. Her recent work focuses on the development of prototypes, which she calls ‘bodyscapes’. By means of walk-in sceneries that allow viewers to become part

El Palomar

Mariokissme (Mario Páez, *1980, Campillos, Málaga, ES) R. Marcos Mota (Rafa Marcos, *1988, Tarragona, ES) Schreber is a Woman, 2020 4K video transferred to HD 2-Channel synchronised projection Colour, stereo, 30 min Installation, variable dimensions Courtesy the artists Rewritten memories of a sick society El Palomar is an expanded art project, directed by Mariokissme and

Juan Pérez Agirregoikoa

Culture is what is done to us, 2014 Series of drawings Acrylic and charcoal on paper 100 x 75 cm Courtesy the artist, Private Collection Geesche Aarning, Clages Gallery From left to right Left wall: THE VIRGIN SPANKING THE INFANT JESUS BURNED TREE DOMESTIC FASCIST LOVING THE TREE LOVE LURKING TURNING AND TURNING AROUND PATRIARCH,

Noa and Lara Castro

Sempre se encontra consolo, 2022 Two-channel video HD 28:50 min Courtesy the artists Dreamed memories Noa and Lara Castro work as an artistic duo, creating films that tell stories containing elements of fable, memories, landscapes and dreams. They immerse themselves in the unconscious and memory of their homeland, their goal to protect everything there that

The void of Hanau
Documentary series by Dietrich Brants

“We need a full explanation,” demands Piter Minnemann, survivor of the right-wing terror in Hanau on 19 February 2020. A “43-year-old German”, as he is called in almost all media, murdered Ferhat Unvar, Gökhan Gültekin, Hamza Kurtović, Said Nesar Hashemi, Mercedes Kierpacz, Sedat Gürbüz, Kaloyan Velkov, Vili-Viorel Păun and Fatih Saraçoğlu for racist motives: nine

The three doors: An introduction by Forensic Architecture

This exhibition is organised around three investigations, each concerned with a door, and an incident of racist violence in Germany. Doors are physical objects but also social contracts, determining what is private and public, state and civilian. The status of each door – open or shut, locked or unlocked – shines light on the troubling

Berlinde De Bruyckere

Embalmed – Twins I, 2017 Embalmed – Twins II, 2017 Wax, fabric, leather, rope, wood, iron, epoxy 197 x 158 x 615 cm; 190 x 145 x 570 cm; iron structure: 80 x 107 x 178 cm Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth Berlinde De Bruyckere’s work emerges from a desire to find images

Nicola Toffolini

Sezione B#01, 2013 Drawings with Copic Multiliner SP 0.03, 0.05, 0.1, 0.2, 0.25, 0.3, 0.35, 0.5, 0.7 black pens, Copic Marker, Copic Wide, Copic Sketch colors 100 Black and 110 Special Black on Fabriano Accademia Drawing Paper 200gsm 250 x 150 cm Sezione A#01, 2013 Drawing with Copic Multiliner SP 0.03, 0.05, 0.1, 0.2, 0.25,

Marshmallow Laser Feast

Treehugger: Wawona, 2017 VR experience and installation Concept by Marshmallow Laser Feast Team: Barney Steel ,Ersin Han Ersin, Robin McNicholas (direction), Mileece Ianson, Natan Sinigaglia (collaborating artists) Scientific advice by Natural History Museum, London, University of Salford, PNY, 3Dception, Macaulay Library, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca Treehugger: Wawona is commissioned by Cinekid Foundation, STRP, Southbank

Thomas Feuerstein

Hydra, 2021 Green algae (Chlorella vulgaris), plastic, steel, glass, pumping system, bioreactor made of glass, steel, pumping technology, PVC tubes, light element 110 x 110 x 495 cm; 315 x 100 x 100 cm (Bioreactor) With the kind support of Muffathalle München Green Hydra, 2021 Hydra (many-headed Hydra viridissima), glass, plastic, pump technology, refrigerator 170

Diana Scherer

Interwoven, 2021 Plantroots oats 150 x 120 cm  Hyper Rhizome #4, 2021 Plantroots oats, framed 42 x 58 cm Hyper Rhizome #6, #7, #3, #8, 2021 Plantroots oats, framed 36 x 27 cm Interwoven #8, #9, 2021 Plantroots oats, framed 33 x 58 cm Interwoven #10, #11, 2021 Plantroots oats, framed 45 x 42 cm

Pflanzensoziologisches Institut

Prepared ash tree, 1999 100 x 640 cm Courtesy Dr. Edith Zewell Prepared winter dandelion, 1997 400 x 40 cm Courtesy Dr. Roland Eberwein Drawings by Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Erwin Lichtenegger (left wall) Tanne (Abies alba), 1998, 72 x 56 cm Zuckerrübe (Beta vulgaris), 2003, 62 x 27 cm Wiesen-Schwingel (Festuca pratensis), 1969, 62 x 39

Forschungszentrum Jülich

The Frankfurter Kunstverein has invited natural scientists and artists to visually transfer their work and knowledge into the exhibition spaces. The collaboration resulted from the cooperation with Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schurr, Director of the Institute of Bio- and Geosciences: Plant Sciences and the scientists Dr. Robert Koller and Dr. Andreas Müller. How do plants live

Abstract by Natascha Strobl

Radicalised Conservatism The book and the lecture “Radicalised Conservatism – An Analysis” focus on a development of contemporary conservatism in political parties. This strand of conservatism is developing into a definable and thus new phenomenon. It occupies an intermediate stage between state-supporting post-war conservatism and the established, popular extreme right. It draws its dynamic from

Abstract by Prof. Dr. Kristina Stoeckl

As part of the panel-session , the talk of Kristina Stoeckl will focus on moral conservative strategies to redefine rights pertaining to the sphere of family and education. On the basis of findings about networks between Russian Orthodox and American Christian Right grassroots organizations (NGOs), she will argue that moral conservative interactions across denominations and

Abstract by Prof. Dr. Sarah Speck

Gender and family have always been important pillars in the normative ideas of radical conservatism. In recent years, gender issues have played a major role in public debate. For conservatives and the extreme right in particular, they have been of central importance. My commentary explores the reasons for this development. In order to understand why

Abstract by Dr. Massimo Prearo

During the summer of 2013, on the occasion of the parliamentary discussion of 3 bills, respectively on the recognition of same-sex civil unions, on gender education, and the fight against homophobia and transphobia, a new group with a French name, has raised in the streets of Rome, before spreading throughout Italy: La Manif Pour Tous

Abstract by Eszter Kováts

In recent years sexual and reproductive health and rights and the concept of “gender” itself have become political battlegrounds all over Europe and on EU level too. Most researchers analyze the supply side factors of the phenomenon: ideology, political and discursive strategies, alliances and funding of the mobilizing actors, be it conservative social movements or

Abstract by Prof. Dr. Elżbieta Korolczuk

What’s (anti)gender has to do with populism? The Polish case and beyond In recent years patriarchal gender norms and ideologies have become an integral part of the right-wing populist parties programs. Right-wing leaders, including Jarosław Kaczyński, Victor Orban, Jair Bolsonaro and Matteo Salvini have invested in creating their image as defenders of traditional family and

Abstract by Dr. Katharina Hajek

Although often overlooked in public discourse, gender, gender relations and sexuality play a central role in right-wing populist party politics and mobilizations. For Germany, this is particularly evident with regard to two events from recent years: on the one hand the demonstrations called ‘Demo für Alle’ (Demonstration for all) organized in several major German cities

Abstract by Judith Goetz

While topics such as sexual violence have been overused by the extreme right in recent years, many left groups neglected the same issues or reduced their analyses to exposing the extreme right rhetoric as racism. In particular, debates about ,legitimate‘ criticism of Islam or the handling of the instrumentalization of „gender politics” by the extreme

Abstract by Prof. Dr. Nancy Fraser

Our Bodies, Our Politics: Against The Ultra-Conservatives–and Their Liberal Enablers The conservative backlash against women is real and scary. But effective opposition requires a critical view of the larger political constellation that has precipitated it. In this lecture, I interpret the present anti-feminist backlash as a response to four decades of “progressive-neoliberal” hegemony–and to the

Thinking emancipation – Introduction by Prof. Dr. Rainer Forst

Social struggles for emancipation are fought not least in the space of reasons. Indeed, it is only when notions about the “nature” of people that condemn certain groups to second- or third-class status change that societies can begin to transform. Patriarchy begins to shake when the justificatory narratives that, whether religiously or otherwise based, simultaneously

Abstract by Prof. Dr. Sara Farris

The Racialisation of sexism and the sexualisation of racism In the second half of the 2000s sociologists and political scientists seeking to understand why the PVV, FN and LN began to mobilize issues of women’s rights in anti-Islam and anti-immigration campaigns resorted to theories of populism. A number of elements were noted as strikingly dissimilar

Abstract by Prof. Dr. Paul Blokker

The conservative assault on liberal-constitutional democracy The emergence of liberal democracies in Central and Eastern Europe after 1989 has been a process frequently including profound conflicts and even veritable “cultural wars” over the definition of national identity, democratic values, and human rights. The construction of constitutional democracy has remained conflictual and contested during the entire

Gintarė Sokelytė

Selfnoid, 2021 Video and space installation Soundshower, 13:04 min Sculptures series Steel, metal, chicken wire, wire, glass wool, plaster, iron oxide, metal fibre, deep primer, acrylic, shellac, tinting concentrate Dimension variable Courtesy the artist Gintarė Sokelytė draws, paints, but is also a sculptor and filmmaker. For the expansive installation she has developed for the exhibition

Matt Welch

The Secret Millionaire Part 2 – Sense of Doubt, 2021 1-channel video- and space installation and 4-channel audio 30 min Courtesy the artist Matt Welch works in sculpture, drawing and film. His new film, trilogy Sense of Doubt, produced for the exhibition And This is Us 2021, is envisaged as the second part of the

Isabell Ratzinger

And This is the Rest, 2021 Site-specific intervention Extra Professional White chewing gum chewed and spat onto the pavement in front of the Frankfurter Kunstverein Dimension variable And This is the Rest. Die Streber oder die Strolche, 2021 Space installation Bench covered with Extra Professional White chewing gum Reflectors made of Extra Professional White aluminium

Valentina Knežević

Yurval, 2021 16:9 video; 3D-animation, 1-channel 08:35 min Direction and text: Valentina Knežević Animation: Lidija Kljakovic (lifeforms.io) Voiceover: Nikolina Govedarica Sound: Filip Caranica Editing: Mariana Brzostowski Courtesy the artist Yurval is the title of Valentina Knežević’s work. The word Yurval is made up of the names of the first two cosmonauts Yuri Gargarin and Valentina

Faina Yunusova

#SugarMacht, 2021 Ongoing participatory digital performance and space installation Courtesy the artist Faina Yunusova is concerned with the conventions of the internet and the emergence of communities that contribute to the collective construction of digital phenomena. She identifies and uses as many as possible of the factors that in social media generate success and high

Michelle Harder

Exuvie, 2021 Space installation Topsoil, clay, branches 800 x 620 cm Courtesy the artist Michelle Harder’s work emerges at the intersection of sculpture, installation and performance. Here, clay is her central material. In a long search process, she chose six tonnes of excavated earth from the region around Limburg and had it brought to the

Saya Schulzen

Wölfin im Menschenfell, 2021 Milch, 2021 Sublime Submersion, 2021 Die Nähe schlummert, 2021 Weltinnenraum, 2021 Mixed media on watercolour paper (watercolour, oil colour pencils, gouache, acrylics) 78,8 x 58,3 cm Berührte Natur, 2021 Seven sculptures Burnt clay, acrylics, poppy seeds, propolis Dimension variable Courtesy the artist Saya Schulzen is an artist in the age of

Max Brück

Kreislauf, 2021 Space installation Conveyor belts, steel, archive lamps, concrete rubble from the Technisches Rathaus Frankfurt am Main Visitors are free to take a stone Dimension variable Courtesy the artist Max Brück’s work deals with the question of how collective memory is created and what material might make this visible. What remains when a city

Frankfurter Kunst Vertrieb

Magma Maria Frankfurter Kunst Vertrieb, 2021          Sales exhibition in the space of the Frankfurter Kunstverein and on eBay Kleinanzeigen online shop Courtesy all participating artists Magma Maria is the name of an artists’ collective consisting of a varying number of participants and temporarily occupying locations in Offenbach and Frankfurt. The Frankfurter Kunstverein has invited the

Forum May 2021

Two day forum Your body is a battleground  –  ultra-conservative strategies to restore a “natural order” Organizing institutions: Frankfurter Kunstverein + Normative Orders of Goethe University Frankfurt am Main Location: Frankfurter Kunstverein, Markt 44, 60311 Frankfurt (additional online access) Curator: Asia Leofreddi The Forum takes place under the patronage of the Department of Culture of

This Transition Will Never End (2008-2020)

Single channel video 19:23 min Courtesy the artist and KÖNIG GALERIE Berlin, London, Tokio For his exhibition at Frankfurter Kunstverein, Jeremy Shaw has realized a new version of the work This Transition Will Never End.  This video archive consists of a wide variety of appropriated footage in which a vortex, or any such tunnelling, inward-moving

Towards Universal Pattern Recognition (2019 and 2020)

Towards Universal Pattern Recognition (McGovern Park Couple), 2020 Archival photo, acrylic, chrome 95 x 65 x 25 cm framed Towards Universal Pattern Recognition (Celebration of Spirit – Jul 16 1983), 2019 Archival photo, acrylic, chrome 75,91 x 65 x 25 cm framed Towards Universal Pattern Recognition (Full Gospel March 27 1988), 2020 Archival photo, acrylic,

Phase Shifting Index (2020)

Seven channel HD video 35:19 min Courtesy the artist and KÖNIG GALERIE Berlin, London, Tokio Phase Shifting Index (2020) depicts seven autonomous groups engaged in embodied, movement-based belief systems that aspire to induce parallel realities. Employing various outmoded 20th-century media, ranging from 16mm film to Hi-8 video tape, Shaw presents what appears to be documentary


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Eins zu Eins (One-to-One), 2017 Wood, plasterboard, paint 12.68 x 4.65 x 3.21 m Courtesy the artists YRD.Works is an artist and designer collective comprised of Yacin Boudalfa, David Bausch and Ruben Fischer. YRD.Works create temporary spaces and short-term meeting places by constructing architectures in which the artificial and ephemeral is an essential part of

Adam Fearon

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Paravents, 2017 Installation with the works Prompt, 2016 and Gyricon, 2015 flatscreens, aluminium, paper Prompt, 2016 Video, 12:56 min Gyricon, 2015 E-Book (artist publication), Kindle E-Reader and video 10 min Courtesy the artist Adam Fearon developed a site-specific spatial installation that combined the filmic works Prompt (2015) and Gyricon (2016) with sculptural structures. Fearon used

Jonas Englert

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Zoon Politikon, 2014 (work in progress) 7 channel video installation each 50 min Courtesy Galerie Anita Beckers In his ongoing long-term project Zoon Politikon, a multi-channel video installation, Jonas Englert presented personalities from politics, science and art who have initiated, and helped shape the history of, social upheavals and revolutions in Frankfurt and Germany. In

Aleksandar Radan

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Prophezeiung eines lächerlichen Avatars (Prophecy of a ridiculous avatar), 2017 Rotoscopy (3D Animation), HD Film 5 min In Between Identities, 2015 Game Modding (GTA 5), HD Film 8:50 min Courtesy the artist Aleksandar Radan describes himself as a filmmaker in search of innovative forms of filmic work. His works move between animation and documentary film,

Hannah Levy

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Untitled, 2015 Cast plastic Venus Embrace razor holders, silicone Dimensions variable (75 m silicone chain) Untitled, 2016 Steel, thermoplastic, silicone, plastic tub 63.50 x 111.80 x 91.40 cm Untitled, 2016 Steel, epoxy clay, acrylic, silicone, plastic tub 63.50 x 111.80 x 91.44 cm Untitled, 2016 Nickel plated steel, silicone, hand carved alabaster 182.90 x 63.50

David Schiesser

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Icon Flex: Non-Permanent Templates, 2017 Digital print on Forex, adhesive film and wallpaper, acrylic paint Dimensions variable Courtesy the artist David Schiesser covered the façade of the Frankfurter Kunstverein with a site-specific wall installation, which he collaged with reduced graphic drawings from the art of tattooing and photographs of tattooed bodies. The work extended from

Eric van Hove
The Open Workshop

From 11 – 20 November 2016, the Atelier van Hove from Marrakesh moved into the Frankfurter Kunstverein. The artist and his team of ten highly specialised artisans and mechanics invited visitors, as well as local project groups and initiatives from the fields of craftsmanship, design and engineering to participate. Initially, Moroccan craftsmen worked at the

Eric van Hove
Mahjouba, 2016

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Mahjouba I, 2016 Mixed media, 15 materials including Middle Atlas white cedar wood, yellow and red copper, copper-plated forged steel, recycled aluminium, nickel silver, tin, cow bone, camel bone, rubber, cowskin, batteries, plastic, magnets, resin 200 x 70 x 113 cm, 119 kg Courtesy the artist Mahjouba derives from the Arab term Mahjoub, meaning “the

Eric van Hove
VW Passat Gear Box, 2016

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Mixed media, 15 materials including Middle Atlas white cedar wood, walnut wood, mahogany wood, Wenge wood from Congo, pepper wood, Purple Heart wood, cow bone, nickel silver, yellow copper, recycled aluminium, recycled brass, resin, paint, wood glue, Chinese superglue 300 x 90 x 43 cm Courtesy the artist The sculpture VW Passat Gear Box is

Eric van Hove
V12 Laraki, 2013

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Mixed Media, 53 materials including Middle Atlas white cedar wood, High Atlas red cedar wood, walnut wood, lemon wood, orange wood, Macassar ebony (dark Thuya wood), mahogany wood, Thuya wood, Moroccan beech wood, pink apricot wood, mother-of-pearl, yellow copper, nickel plated copper, red copper, forged iron, recycled aluminium, nickel silver, silver, tin, cow bone, goat