The extra-infra-ordinary. The exhibition prompts spectators to reflect on background noise, the subliminal, background, the rest, the ambient and what we perceive out of the corner of our eye. Certain of the pieces take perception to its limits, relying on a sixth sense and making it palpable.
The exhibition "From the corner of the eye - the extra-infra-ordinary" prompts
spectators to reflect on background noise, the subliminal, residue, background, the
rest, the ambient and what we perceive out of the corner of our eye. Certain of the
pieces take perception to its limits, relying on a sixth sense and making it
Through a heritage of experiences of the infra-thin and infra-ordinary, which we owe
to Marcel Duchamp and Georges Perec, we are seduced by the epiphany of the domestic
or the banal. The artists invited to participate derive the very matter of their
work from the ordinary or the habitual: the sound of nature, the empty cinema
screen, a glass of wine, a domestic commodity.
Maria Loboda (*1979 - Poland, lives and works in Berlin). Her work has been presented among others at the Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main, Germany; MARCO - Museo de Arte Contemporánea, Vigo, Spain; Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg and the Kunst und Ausstellungshalle, Bonn, Germany. galerie schleicher+lange is pleased to announce Maria Loboda's solo show at the gallery in May-June 2009.
Charles Lopez (*1979 - France, lives and works in Paris). He is currently participating in the exhibition "Acclimatation" at the Villa Arson, Nizza, France (curator: Bénédicte Ramade) and has recently had a solo show at the French Cultural Centre in Freiburg, Germany.
Evariste Richer (*1969 - France, lives and works in Paris). His work has been shown widely in France and abroad at, among others, the IAC - Institute for Contemporary Art, Villeurbanne / Lyon, France; the Villa Arson, Nizza, France; The Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg, Sweden (curator: Chris Sharp); the contemporary art centre Mira Phalaina - Maison Populaire, Montreuil, France (curator: Christophe Gallois) and the contemporary art centre La Galerie Noisy-le-Sec in France. He is currently taking part in the group show "Pragmatismus & Romantismus" at the Ricard Foundation in Paris (curator: Anne Bonnin).
Hannah Rickards (*1979 - Great Britain, lives and works in London). She has been awarded the Max Mara Art Price 2008. Her work has been shown widely in Great Britain among others at the South London Gallery, London; The Whitechapel gallery, London; The Camden Arts Centre, London; the ICA -The Institute of Contemporary Art, London, but also abroad as for example at the Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (upcoming).
Kilian Rüthemann (*1979 - Switzerland, lives and works in Basel). His work has been presented at the "5th Berlin Biennale" in 2008; the Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland; at the Swiss Art Awards 2007 and 2008, Basel, Switzerland, at Platform Garanti - Contemporary Art Centre, Istanbul, Turkey and at Kunsthaus Baselland, Switzerland.
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