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Hilger modern

Hilger modern

Private Gallery
 
Galerie Ernst Hilger: Viennafair, curated_by und Collectors im Brot
 
Sara Rahbar
Sara Rahbar
  Galerie Ernst Hilger auf der
VIENNAFAIR
Halle A, Stand A1003
6.-9.Mai 2010

Preview
5. Mai 15-21h
Öffnungszeiten
6. Mai 12-19h
7. Mai 12-21h
8. Mai 11-19h
9. Mai 11-18h

Reed Messe Wien
Messeplatz 1
A-1021 Wien

Further artists at VIENNAFAIR 2010 :
Asgar/Gabriel, Erró, Sasa Makarova, Josef Felix Müller, Mel Ramos

My work is my story told, it is a direct reflection of the constant questioning of the; who I am, what and where is home, and why I am here. It is the mirror image of my life, my geographic locations, my history, my present, my environments and my memories. I work and live between Iran and America, and in this process of living and working in between these two borders the work takes shape. I collect things; objects, bits and pieces of life, of memories, of history, from both countries, and I create pieces that tell stories. Through my work I am recording history, my history. (Sara Rahbar, 2010)

The multiple series "o.t._#900, o.t._#700, o.t._#500" by Julie Monaco are closely linked to her previous works; they are to be seen as a continuation of these, because they use to a great extent the same calculation processes of Benoit Mandelbrot ("rendering" is the optical evaluation of a three-dimensional model or a two-dimensional pixel image by means of computer-supported processes /algorithms) as in the earlier works. But they are related in external appearance only to a qualified degree, since they integrate another method, encapsulated in the term "non-photorealistic rendering" (npr). The new works refer directly to the previous series by exposing and revealing processes upon which the earlier works are based.

Andreas Leikauf recycles words, which puts the recycling of pictures taken from newspapers and magazines on a new level: empty catch phrases are unmasked, high-gloss pictures begin to crack, bucolic settings wobble and wilt, customary things are filtered and become obscure, and what is simple, unspectacular, actually a detail, is made significant. The letters and words seem to float in space, or are woven into parts of a painting, such as pieces of paper, scrolls, jackets, T-shirts, ties or other garments. Leikauf presents contemporary emblems to the onlooker; yet their delightful appearance is offset by the juveniles that he shows. This is what the resonance contains which bounces off these mostly two-colored pictures: a sad emptiness and the advice not to be gullible. "Don't trust them" could be a title for a picture by Andreas Leikauf.

curated by: walter seidl
physicality in sports and on the job

Vernissage: 6. Mai 18-22h
Galerie Ernst Hilger

Sonja Gangl, Nilbar Güres, Nicolas Jasmin, Ivan Moudov, Paul Pfeiffer, Renata Poljak, Nives Widauer.
departure presents:
20 Künstlerinnen kuratieren Ausstellungen in 20 Galerien - bis 5. Juni 2010.
20 artists curating exhibitions in 20 galleries - through 5th June 2010.

Vernissage:
BROThilgerkunsthalle
4. Mai bis 30. Juni 2010
Wien 11, Absberggasse 27

Collectors
"The Czecho-Slovak pavilion"
mit Erik Binder, Filip Cenek, Alena Kotzmannová, Marek Kvetán, Markéta Othová, Michal Pechoucek, Jan Pfeiffer, Pavla Sceranková, Vladimír Skrepl, Matej Smetana, Václav Stratil, Jirí Thýn, Tomáš Vanek, Dušan Zahoranský

Curated by: Lucie Drdová & Martin Mazanec

Abbildung:
Sara Rahbar
I waited for you even in the darknes of days
2009, textiles, mixed media, 104 x 61 cm

Image:
Sara Rahbar
I waited for you even in the darknes of days
2009, textiles, mixed media, 104 x 61 cm
 
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