......Created as an instinctive reaction of the current crises, (DYS)-TROPISM highlights the dystopian order we are currently living in through the practices of artists from various origins. The exhibition aims to engage in a dialog on culture, politics, environmental issues and technologies, featuring works by Sarah Abu Abdallah, Juliette Bonneviot, Chris Dorland, Celine Gillain, Peter Nagy, !Mediengruppe Bitnik, Jaakko Pallasvuo, Adriana Ramic, Ariane Schick and Barbara Westermann.
.......(DYS)-TROPISM is a collective exhibition including works by Sarah Abu Abdallah (b.1990, Saudi Arabia), Juliette Bonneviot (b.1983, France), Chris Dorland (b.1978, Canada), Celine Gillain (Belgium), Peter Nagy (b.1959, USA), !Mediengruppe Bitnik (Switzerland), Jaakko Pallasvuo (b.1987, Finland), Adriana Ramic (1989, USA), Ariane Schick (b.1984, UK), Barbara Westermann (1958, Germany)
New York Times
.........and atmosphere of an airport lounge in an installation by Barbara Westermann. Like so many other artworks here, they zoom in on things that we look at but rarely see.
Tate Modern London, UK
.......At the center of the original Timeline installation was a dramatic red construction, an artifact from a demonstration in DC: a maritime navigation buoy.
.......Proteus Gowanus and the Museum of Matches invite you to join us for the opening reception of The Berlin Tunnel Project, an installation inspired by a declassified CIA document describing
a tunnel that was dug from West to East Berlin during the Cold War.
Curator of Contemporary Art
Corcoran Gallery of Art
In multi-media installations, prints and sculptures, I build a place for observation, and create a space for inner contemplation about architecture, urban space, and the political relevance of making artwork in a globalized world.
Moma / PS.1
.......Barbara Westermann's work is a conceptual alphabet to monitor the way we see the human body,