As with all bright constellations

July 23 – September 18, 2016

Peggy Buth
Aylin Langreuter
Paul Kranzler & Andrew Phelps
James Merle Thomas &
Meghan O´Hara
James Nasmyth & James Carpenter
Simon Starling

 

<p>Simon Starling, <em>Black Drop</em>, 2012 (Production Still: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park)<br />
Courtesy of the Artist and The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow and<br />
neugerriemschneider, Berlin</p>

Simon Starling, Black Drop, 2012 (Production Still: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park)
Courtesy of the Artist and The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow and
neugerriemschneider, Berlin

Curated by Jörg Koopmann in cooperation with Simon Starling

Opening: 22. 7. 2016, 7 p. m.

The international group exhibition in the Lothringer13 Halle takes you on a terrestrial search for clues to other atmospheres and parallel worlds. The collection of works is formed around a project by the British artist Simon Starling. Black Drop (2012) uses a multi-layered approach to couple the rare passing of Venus and astronomical history with the era and origins of analogue cinematic images. This will be the starting point for a precise arrangement that casts an eye toward the vagueness and uncertainty of endless space and earthly supporting scenes. Using cinematic, photographic and sculptural media, the artists involved probe the particular relationships and circumstances involved in the exploration, measurement and portrayal of incomprehensible dimensions. They consider areas of theoretical expansion and practical limitation within complex systems and are fascinated with deviations and diffractions in everyday experiences.

This summer the artspace acts as an observatory for the connection between research in art and science, while steering well clear of physics class. With the accompanying program And the stars look very different today, the ground control of Lothringer 13 will send regular transmissions all summer long: Performative readings and lectures will report on, among other things, aquanauts, afronauts and galactic glissandis.

 

Capsule 1
12. 8. 2016, 7 p. m.

“Mission Performance”
In a performative reading, the Tektite Revisited Working Group presents unedited transcripts of aquanaut activities made during one of the Tektite/ NASA program’s missions. James Merle Thomas & Meghan O´Hara will be present. (in englischer Sprache)

Capsule 2
6. 9. 2016, 8 p. m.

“Mit Sun Ra ins Omniverse” – eine planetarische Exkursion von Marietta Kersting

(in German)

Capsule 3
16. 9. 2016, 9 p. m.

“Die Stille im All und ihr Klang auf der Welt II: Schweben, Schwindel, Glissandi” –
eine akustische Recherche von Norbert Lang

(in German)

 

Realized with kind support of Panasonic

<p>Peggy Buth, <em>Stars</em>, aus der Werkgruppe: ‘Politics of Selection – Blanks/Shifter’, 2014</p>

Peggy Buth, Stars, aus der Werkgruppe: ‘Politics of Selection – Blanks/Shifter’, 2014

<p>Aylin Langreuter, <em>Bell</em>, 2015</p>

Aylin Langreuter, Bell, 2015

<p>Pierre Mion, <em>Homeward Bound</em>, 1970. Courtesy of the artist and National Geographic Creative</p>

Pierre Mion, Homeward Bound, 1970. Courtesy of the artist and National Geographic Creative

<p>Paul Kranzler & Andrew Phelps, <em>The Drake Equation</em>, 2015</p>

Paul Kranzler & Andrew Phelps, The Drake Equation, 2015