Esraa Dayrwan, Malwine Farwig, Hannah Francke, Aaron Gaab, Henry Giggenbach, Rebecca Häfner, Philip Hagen, Inka Hilsenbek, Tatjana Hub, Eunjung Hwang, Susanne Kontny, Clarita Maria, Lukas Naujoks, Sophia Patzer, Nina Schwartz, Laura Wichmann, Vincent Wolff
Freitag–Sonntag: 15:00–20:00 UhrVenue:
HGB Leipzig, Ideal Artspace, Kunstraum Ortloff
An artistic encounter with the (photographic) archive in collaboration with Falk Haberkorn, Sophia Kesting and Annette Kisling, HGB Leipzig.
From the very beginning, photography has been a medium that has irreversibly revolutionized the representation of "the world" in quality and quantity. Early on, people created archives in order to be able to fall back on photographs as visual information stores. But on what basis and under what conditions are images considered worthy of preservation and by whom? How are such archives to be 'read'? And what is the photographic archive anyway?
For two semesters, Sophia Kesting and Falk Haberkorn devoted a seminar of the same name in the basic photography course to these and related questions. In addition to theoretical excursions, the initial focus was on contemporary art positions that approach the archive from various perspectives. In spite of - or because of - Covid 19, Holmer Feldmann, Paula Gehrmann, Jens Klein, and Arwed Messmer were invited to participate in the seminar, or were even present in person.
The second part of the seminar was reserved for the conception and realization of the participants' own artistic works, which take up and further develop the theme. As a result, the double exhibition (Re:)Collect / (Re:)Connect now unites sixteen very independent student positions that question the world we live in anew.
Due to the current situation, both openings will take place as soft openings in compliance with current Corona hygiene measures from 3-8pm.
Additionally, there will be an online opening beginning at 6 p.m. at www.instagram.com/hgbleipzig
From April 9-11, both exhibitions, in compliance with current Corona sanitation measures, will be open for on-site viewing from 3-8 p.m. daily.
Part I takes place in Neustadt-Neuschönefeld