Over the summer months, Michael Hischer's kinetic large-scale sculptures turn the citadel into an outdoor art space. 20 works from a multi-year cycle will be shown.
They are designed for the outside space, the wind moves them and allows them to be recognized as kinetic sculptures. The movement of its elements is left to chance due to the weather. In this way, time is inscribed in the sculptures and not only made tangible as four-dimensional objects.
World-shatteringn is an installation of lifebuoys at sea on the roll call grounds of the Spandau Citadel. They stand as a symbol for salvation and as a sign for people who have to flee from different places and times due to war, conflict, violence, poverty, ethnicity, political, religious or sexual attitudes and / or climate change.
The Leipzig painter Henriette Grahnert (*1977 in Dresden) moves brilliantly between, in and above the visual coordinate systems of a post-postmodern image culture. Her painterly compositions – which sometimes seem like collages at first glance – are fed by quotations, associations and reminiscences.« [In German: Harriet Zilch]
Susanne Specht (*1958 in Saarbrücken) is an abstract sculptor with an immensely wide and fascinating range of materials. As a master class student at the Berlin University of the Arts, she began with characteristic work in granite and eclogite.
With his exhibition “Archipelago of the mind”, Christopher Winter takes us on a journey to his very personal mythologies at the productive interface between joyful affirmation and subtle criticism.
Maria Anwander + Ruben Aubrecht
/ Oliver Arendt + Fritz Poppenberg / Olaf Bastigkeit / Daniela Comani / Kerstin Ergenzinger / Thorsten Goldberg / Thomas Henninger / Sven Kalden / Yves Mettler / Lorenz Pasch
/ Anna Myga Kasten / Katrin Wegemann
/ Douglas Henderson / Iréne Hug / Catherine Lorent / Pfelder / Alona Rodeh / Roland Stratmann