The international exhibition project Über die Metapher des Wachstums [On the Metaphor of Growth] is a cooperation between the Kunstverein Hannover, the Frankfurt Kunstverein and the Kunsthaus Baselland. Each of the three exhibitions place a different accent on artistic dealings with the concept of growth, demonstrating its present-day ambivalence in economic, biological and social contexts.more

Markus Schinwald (born 1973), whose complex on-site installations have most recently been on show at the Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst in Zurich (2008), the Kunsthaus Bregenz (2009) and the Kunsthalle Budapest (2009), is among the most distinguished Austrian artists of his generation.more

Sebastian Neubauer (born 1980 in Hameln) studied at the Hochschule für Bildende in Künste in Braunschweig and held the grant of the Kunstverein Hannover together with Özlem Sulak at the “Villa Minimo” studio house for the past two years. During the two-year grant period he further developed his wide-ranging artistic activities that encompass films, performances as well as the curating of readings and event series. more

With Özlem Sulak (*1979) and Sebastian Neubauer (*1980), the Kunstverein Hannover presents a double exhibition of works by the two winners of the 2008 “Preis des Kunstvereins – Atelierstipendium Villa Minimo .” The emphasis of the representative work survey is placed on the pieces made during their two-year stay at the studio house of the Kunstverein Hannover.more

The Irish artist Eva Rothschild (born 1972, lives and works in London) is one of the most important protagonists of a generation of young artists dealing with the formal aspects of sculpture. Influenced by minimalism of the nineteen sixties and seventies, Eva Rothschild’s works convince through their tension-filled combinations of such diverse materials as leather, paper, Plexiglas, wood and metal. more