COLLECTION

Search collection




null

BERLIN/NILREB: TOURIST JOURNAL

Ken Kobland
After spending eight months in West Berlin as an artist in residence (1986-’87), Kobland wanted to send something back that would describe his impressions of living in a divided city...

RESTRICTED AREA

Wim Catrysse
Warning signs abound throughout the country stating point-blank: “Restricted Area. No Approach & Photographing. No camping.” With Restricted Area, a three-channel video installation, we are set amidst the vast emptiness of the Kuwaiti desert where, to a great extent, the landscape has been claimed by two imperious industries, i.e. the oil industry and the military apparatus...
Paire, 2008, Angel Vergara Santiago © the artist Paire, 2008, Angel Vergara Santiago © the artist

PAIRE

Angel Vergara
With his brush, Angel Vergara follows the shapes of the soles of two feet shown in a video recording. He suggests that he wants to create a painting of the feet, but the painting itself is not shown....

UNIDENTIFIED AIR

Messieurs Delmotte
A short video performance where we see Messieurs Delmotte, standing in front of a house, holding an inflatable dolphin in his arms. After a few seconds, an electrical pump starts to inflate the plastic animal. This work is part of the series Unidentified Emoticon...
Hören Sie, die Stille, Mekhitar Garabedian, 2007 © the artist & producer Hören Sie, die Stille, Mekhitar Garabedian, 2007 © the artist & producer

HÖREN SIE, DIE STILLE

Mekhitar Garabedian
"Don’t you hear that horrifying voice that screams across the entire horizon and that man usually calls Silence"...

HOME MOVIES

Vito Acconci
The autobiographical film ‘Home Movies’ reveals the psychological circuit that Acconci weaves into many of his works. It is a meta-document in which Acconci presents his work in chronological order from 1969. Seated in the dark with his back to the cameral and his face to the screen, he projects slides of earlier works...
null

TERRIL

Jacques Charlier
With this video Charlier places the punk-rock band Terril, in which he plays the guitar, in the spotlight. On the background, concert noises. The band starts playing their first song. Not their performance, but a comic book about the band and the song is recorded. The lyrics are written underneath the images. When the next song starts, photographs of the band are shown...
Marc Rossignol, 2003-2004, Angel Vergara Santiago © the artist Marc Rossignol, 2003-2004, Angel Vergara Santiago © the artist

MARC ROSSIGNOL

Angel Vergara
The artist Marc Rossignol is asked about the freedom of the artist....

SCARABÉE

Michel François
A black scarab is pushing along its ball of manure....

WHERE WAS I NOW?

Ken Kobland
A room in Brooklyn, New York, perhaps the room of the artist itself? The space reminds us somewhat of Hoppers famous interior paintings. When the clock is about to strike midnight, images start to appear on the walls of the appartement. Marlene Dietrich on the cover of Life Magazine, Superman, Nikita Kruschev, Laurel and Hardy...