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Themen, die nicht zählen, Orte, die nicht wichtig sind / Subjects that don’t count. Places that are not important.

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Bosch, Susanne (2009) Themen, die nicht zählen, Orte, die nicht wichtig sind / Subjects that don’t count. Places that are not important. Kunstverein Würzburg. [Exhibition]

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Abstract

This installation is generated from excerpts taken from the artist’s extensive archive of ordinary life and everyday observations . The piece is a multi-media installation consisting of 18 sound tracks, 175 films, and 986 images originating from the Balkans, Germany, Turkey, Thailand, Burma and Ireland.The artist understands each geographical location as conditioned by history; material qualities; movements; activities and narratives. What happens on a daily basis in a particular place is the key observation for her archive of everyday life. Wherever traveling she observes life in that specific locus of activity. 99.9% of our lifetime seems to be filled with trivial memories, we forget them. They are often banal, ugly, or boring. We prefer to emphasize the exciting details. We speak about the special dinner, the fortunate incident, or bad luck we had.Since 2003, the artist has been observing migratory cultures. What happens between leaving and arriving? The normality of an individual life – a life lived in a new space.

Item Type:Exhibition
Keywords:multi-media installation,18 sound tracks, 175 films, 986 images, Balkans, Germany, Turkey, Thailand, Burma, Ireland, migration, Otherness
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment
Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment > Belfast School of Art
Research Institutes and Groups:Art and Design Research Institute
Art and Design Research Institute > Art and Conflict
Location:Kunstverein Würzburg
Date:2009
ID Code:16240
Deposited By:Mrs Susanne Bosch
Deposited On:23 Nov 2010 15:32
Last Modified:26 Jul 2011 16:32

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