Anna M. Szaflarski
Dr. Ute Müller-Tischler
Head of Department Art and Culture
About the exhibition
Marie-Christin Lender and
02/15/19 - 04/28/19
„Bärenzwinger Berlin | Traces – Architectures – Projections“
Gallery Weekend Special
“Worlding It Otherwise or Else” explores how artistic work works.
Beyond the material conditions of production, artists may invent their own set of conditions and relations through which their work is rendered working.
And those circumstances are no less real, significant, or material for that matter.
Taking this supposed paradox as a starting point, the group exhibition assembles four artists that each in their own way define laws, narratives, and forces – effectively putting worlds into practice, making things visible that are there and that are not.
Marie-Christin Lender and
Beth Collar is an artist working predominantly in performance and sculpture or in the shared ground between them. She was born in Cambridge, England in 1984. Recent solo projects have been at Mathew Gallery, New York; Primary, Nottingham and Matt’s Gallery, London, 2018; Standpoint, London, 2017 and at Fig 2, ICA, London, 2015. Recent group shows and performances have been at Sans Titre, Paris; Cafe Oto, London; Kunstverein München; Kunstraum, London, 2017; Glasgow Women’s Library, Glasgow; Freud Museum, London; KW, Berlin, 2016; Cubitt, London; Rijksakademie, Amsterdam; Raven Row, London; the Serpentine Galleries, London; She was recipient of the Mark Tanner Sculpture Award 2016/17.
Stephanie Comilang lives and works between Toronto and Berlin. She received her BFA from Ontario College of Art & Design. Her documen-tary-based works create narratives that look at how our understandings of mobi-lity, capital and labour on a global scale are shaped through various cultural and social factors. Her work has been shown at Ghost: 2561 Bangkok Triennale, Inter-national Film Festival Rotterdam, Asia Art Archive in America New York, and SALTS Basel.
Magdalena Los (*in
Jastrzębie-Zdrój, PL) lives and works in Hamburg and Cologne. Her Zodiac sign is pisces, in the dog horoscope after D. R. Otalora she is a dalmatian. In her work she combines objects, perfor-mance, editions and text.
Her main quality is muta-bility, which makes her hard to pin down. As a passionate storyteller she likes giving people what they want, but not what they thought they wanted. Her work has been shown in the Kunstverein Hamburg, Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Große Kunstschau Worpswede, and in a lot of spaces under the radar in Germany, Poland, London and Italy.
Anna M. Szaflarski's works in illustration, narrative wri-ting and sculpture reference themes related to psyche-delic, surreal, supernatural, and feminist science fiction that questions the purpose and potential of the female body. In her work she com-bines objects, performance, editions and text. Her main quality is mutability, which makes her hard to pin down.
Recent projects include exhi-bitions at the Vernacular Institute in Mexico City, and Ashley Berlin, and publi-cation projects such as her collection of essays in Letters to the Editors (2015).
She is currently working on an upcoming collection of texts and illustrations to be published in the summer of 2019 (Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite & AKV Berlin).
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