Produktion. Made in Germany Drei
Kestner Gesellschaft, Kunstverein Hannover, Sprengel Museum Hannover
Exhibition opening: June 2nd, 2017, 5.00 pm
17.00 pm – Sprengel Museum Hannover
19.00 pm – Kestner Gesellschaft
20.15 pm – Kunstverein Hannover
22.00 pm – IMPURE FICTION, Perfomance – Kunstverein Hannover/Literaturhaus
The third edition of Made in Germany, which is collectively curated on a five-year-cycle by the three institutions, focuses on the conditions of producing art in Germany. The group exhibition pursues the questions of how geographical, political, and institutional structures as well as new technologies are creating important conditions for the production of art in the course of the digital turn. In an art landscape that, by international standards, continues to have a unique concentration of institutions (art academies and colleges, art associations, and museums), the German scene is a major international site for the production of and discourse on contemporary art.
The exhibition focuses on artistic positions that address production processes and examines the sites at which it is produced and presented. Besides processual approaches, by way of examples it investigates forms of production that direct the spotlight on network concepts. This becomes palpable based on collective approaches and time-based presentations in which the body and the social attain altered visibilities.
As participating institutions, the Schauspiel Hannover, the Festival Theaterformen, and the KunstFestSpiele are contributing the first time, supplementing the question of production and site with additional projects and thus highlighting the changing production conditions of theater and performance not only in spaces of visual art.
Olga Balema | Julius von Bismarck | Juliette Blightman | Katinka Bock | BPA // Berlin Program for Artists (Teilnehmer 2016: Maria Anna Bierwirth, Sofia Duchovny, Richard Frater, Mia Goyette, Sylvester Hegner, Johanna Klingler, Nile Koetting, Grayson Revoir, Miriam Yammad) | Carina Brandes | Amy Lien & Enzo Camacho | Julian Charrièrre | Henning Fehr und Philipp Rühr | Kasia Fudakowski | Andreas Greiner | Sascha Hahn | Lena Henke | Calla Henkel und Max Pitegoff | Markus Hoffmann | IMPURE FICTION | Oliver Laric | Felix Kiessling | Daniel Knorr | Schirin Kretschmann | Veit Laurent Kurz | lonelyfingers | Lotte Lindner & Till Steinbrenner | Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili | Das NUMEN | Peles Empire | Willem de Rooij | Thomas Ruff | Yorgos Sapountzis | Timur Si-Quin | Hito Steyerl | Studio for Propositional Cinema | Raphaela Vogel
»Eigentum. Ein Oratorium«, She She Pop (premiere)
»Painting The Night«, Victoria Coeln
»Revolving Realities Redux«, Markus Schmickler and Carsten Goertz
»Sometimes I think I can see you«, Mariano Pensotti
Niedersächsische Sparkassenstiftung | Sparkasse Hannover | NORD/LB Kulturstiftung | VGH-Stiftung | VHV Stiftung | Stiftung Niedersachsen | Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur | Landeshauptstadt Hannover | Hannover Marketing & Tourismus | Mobilitätspartner VW Nutzfahrzeuge | Enercity | BauWo
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