Month: March 2020
Die Erlebnisse von Krieg, Gewalt und Rassismus begegneten Prof. Heinrich Johann Radeloff paradigmatic in the death of his schoolmate Paula and another 22 people. above this he wrote a requiem, which was set to music by Henning Schmiedt in 2004/05 and premiered in Berlin and Bremen. The rbb recorded this work. It is still available in the Neuklang catalogue of Bauer Studios . Out of these thoughts and experiences, Prof. Radeloff took a stone in the forest near Cammin near Laage to set a sign against war, violence and racism, many following his example and laying small stones around, so that the obelisk stands in the middle of a hill […]
Peter Hecht has created works in many parts of the world. It is almost always about the nature of animals, their spirit… about beings and mythical creatures, about what is described in Japanese with Yokai. In this way, we switch from botany to the world of animals virtually seamlessly.
At first glance, the works seem to come from a natural history museum. They present themselves as preparations. The display cases and boxes made of simple wood show parallels in the form of the works of Joseph Beuys, who also created many showcases, mountains of books and fine-line drawings. The content accent, however, is completely different. Setsuko Fukushima's works go in a different direction in terms of content, in which the artist is involved in the confrontation with herself, with nature, with botany in particular. It preserves, changes, shapes, creates surprising connections, works in paper, ceramics and wood, all natural materials that serve to transfigurate nature, for appropriation and juxtaposition. […]