The job of being an artist is characterized by extreme class differences. Poverty and social background are usually either fetishized – or not mentioned at all. The lived reality of artists is defined by less glamourous, non-public sides of the art business – by precarious conditions of production and financial dependency.
The exhibition project examines these complex interrelationships and the often resulting contradictions: both in the choice of works on show and in the accompanying program of discursive events.
Douglas Boatwright, Verena Brakonier / Greta Granderath / Jivan Frenster, Vlad Brăteanu, Hannah Höch, Liang Luscombe, Verena Pfisterer, Jelka Plate, Margret Steenblock und Clara Rosa, Hito Steyerl / Giorgi Gago Gagoshidze / Miloš Trakilović, Gabriele Stötzer
nGbK project group:
Frauke Boggasch, Silke Nowak, Anna Schapiro, Anna-Lena Wenzel, Norbert Witzgall
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