what: MORPH+DISTORT Group Exhibition
when/where: January 2020, Cologne
morph+distort was a one-night exhibition that explored visualizations of planetary solidarity along the blurred line between the outer-world and the inner-world. We used a combination of photography, print and projections that we generated, overlapped, reused, altered, translated in multiple sessions over the winter of 2019. The aesthetics result from an abstraction of molecular mutation, non-human relationships, and hybrid materialities.
what: WE ARE HERE Group Exhibition + Catalogue
when/where: August 2019, Düsseldorf
who: M.0.5.K. + International Graffiti Artists
WE ARE HERE was a group exhibition initiated by M05K, including 40 murals by 20 local and international urban artists, who have appropriated the railroad area next to the S-Bahn station Wehrhahn, Düsseldorf as their exhibition space. The painted round arches of the railroad bridge become a gallery of contemporary urban art, transforming the otherwise closed and hardly visible non-place, thus questioning ownership and interpretation of the city's public open space. Artistic practice is the visible evidence of an invisible agency that is open to change, addresses public affairs and has the capacity to open up new urban territories and communities. By distorting processes, systems, and surfaces, it creates disorder and resists top-down planning activities. Its traces in public space are like recordings of seismic waves of urban life. We are here not to act in secret, to be visible and to explore new urban space as a space of possibility.