Extremely loud and incredible quiet


The elbows supported on the scratchy carpet of the office I’m sitting half lying , eyes closed and shallow breathing and the sweat running down between my breasts towards my navel. Why the hell nobody is moving, I think. Weiterlesen “Extremely loud and incredible quiet”

Karl Lagerfeld and Taryn Simon at Folkwang Museum Essen. Parallele Gegensätze.


Exhibitions such as the KARL LAGERFELD (Parallele Gegensätze: Fotografie – Buchkunst – Mode) at the Essen Folkwang Museum are great – because they get many people into the museum. And thus the accusation of “not being enough art”.

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Academy of Fine Arts, Duesseldorf. User Guide: It’s top down.


For me, exhibitions are always something very exhausting – there is a point of saturation, where you can’t keep looking or receiving. First there is pleasure, then you look back and get the feeling of loss. A loss of something to the work you previously enjoyed. During that time you slowly fade, get drunken up.

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THE CRASH OF A CLASH


A few days ago I read an article  about the fact that recently the court in India criminalized homosexuality as India’s Colonial-era homosexuality law did it 100 years ago. This is constitutional, they said.  It‘s a shame in the world’s most populous democracy and it made me think of my time in south Asia this year and a performance I saw in early October in Cologne. Weiterlesen “THE CRASH OF A CLASH”

M – eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder


The title of the exhibition ‘Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder’ (a city is looking for a murder) is a quote from Fritz Langs’s crime movie ‘M’ from 1931. Also Alex Lebus and Saeed Foroghi are looking for something. They are dealing with identity itself and the question of guilt and finding a way how to make these visible. Together they built up a join-venture installation/performance. Weiterlesen “M – eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder”