Exhibitions

Anna Dacqué

“Hosting” a Protest: Anna Dacqué’s Feminist Response to Sleep

“Sleep does not deny the possibility of revolution, but is one of its necessary conditions, forwithin itself it carries the potential for awakening, for being reborn, for starting anew.” [1]  – The Book of Sleep (2017) by Haytham el Wardany Sleep has been politicised in the history of resistance from labour movements to political movements and gained popularity …

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Teresa Distelberger Sleep

Sleep as a Safe Haven from Capitalism: Teresa Distelberger’s “I don’t go to bed with my computer”

Technological advancement has created the opportunity to consume and produce data regardless of time and location. The societal pressure of work productivity has been amplified by the utilization of portable electronic devices, wireless connectivity and endless streams of information. Computers enable the conversion of the bed from an oasis of rest into a time-independent working …

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Sleeping as Vengeance

Sleeping and Dreaming: More than a Repose

Have you ever tried hard to stay wide-awake in a dim and quiet exhibition? How do you interpret your sleepiness? Walking in the close circuit of Sleeping with a Vengeance, Dreaming of a Life, at Stuttgart’s Württembergischer Kunstverein, the usual tiring effect of looking at a lot of works was counteracted by learning new aspects of sleeping …

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Making Van Gogh Frankfurt

“Making Van Gogh” – Frankfurt’s exhibition of the year, 2019

With five years in the making, the Städel Museum in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, has finally opened the doors to the public and revealed their probably most prized exhibition for some time. “Making Van Gogh – Geschichte einer deutschen Liebe” (English: “A German love story”) highlights Van Gogh’s importance towards German modernism, their love for …

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