May 24, 2012 - Made in Germany - MADE IN GERMANY ZWEI
May 24, 2012

MADE IN GERMANY ZWEI

MADE IN GERMANY ZWEI:
International art in Germany

May 17–August 19, 2012

Sprengel Museum Hannover
Kurt-Schwitters-Platz
30169 Hannover, Germany

kestnergesellschaft
Goseriede 11
30159 Hannover, Germany

Kunstverein Hannover
Sophienstraße 2
30159 Hannover, Germany

www.madeingermanyzwei.de

The Sprengel Museum Hannover, the kestnergesellschaft, and the Kunstverein Hannover are presenting a large overview of the contemporary international art scene in Germany entitled MADE IN GERMANY ZWEI. The exhibition shows groundbreaking positions of a younger generation of 45 international artists living and working in Germany.

Participating artists
Saâdane Afif (FR), Ulf Aminde (DE), Rosa Barba (IT), Alexandra Bircken (DE), Shannon Bool (CAN), Mike Bouchet (USA), Ulla von Brandenburg (DE), Matti Braun ( DE), Nina Canell (SWE), Marieta Chirulescu (RO), Keren Cytter (ISR), Natalie Czech (DE), Simon Denny (NZL), Jan Paul Evers (DE), Omer Fast (ISR), Max Frisinger (DE), Simon Fujiwara (UK), Cyprien Gaillard (FR), Gregor Gleiwitz (PL), Dirk Dietrich Hennig (DE), Benedikt Hipp (DE), Olaf Holzapfel (DE), Sven Johne (DE), Keller/Kosmas (Aids-3D) (USA), Kitty Kraus (DE), Alicja Kwade (DE), Marcellvs L. (BR), Alon Levin (ISR), Klara Lidén (SWE), Agata Madejska (PL), Michael Pfrommer (DE), Mandla Reuter (DE), Reynold Reynolds (USA), Nina Rhode (DE), Bernd Ribbeck (DE), Michael Riedel (DE), Ricarda Roggan (DE), Julia Schmidt (DE), Kathrin Sonntag (DE), Helen Verhoeven (NL), Jorinde Voigt (DE), Suse Weber (DE), Susanne M. Winterling (DE), Alexander Wolff (DE)

MADE IN GERMANY ZWEI focuses on six main themes conceived to highlight current artistic concerns. The curators of the exhibition place the artistic involvement with (social, virtual, institutional) “Spaces,” “Narrativity,” “Networkings,” with “The past in the present,” with the “Super-sensory,” and with the limitations and stretching of the medium (“Medium as material”) at the center of their inquiry into the current state of artistic creativity in Germany as possible approaches to the exhibition. Many of the works in the show were created specifically for MADE IN GERMANY ZWEI.

The curators of MADE IN GERMANY ZWEI are Susanne Figner, Martin Germann, Antonia Lotz, Kathrin Meyer, Carina Plath, Gabriele Sand, Kristin Schrader, Ute Stuffer, and René Zechlin. The exhibition’s organisers are the directors Ulrich Krempel (Sprengel Museum Hannover), Veit Görner (kestnergesellschaft), and René Zechlin (Kunstverein Hannover).

The exhibition is under the patronage of Federal President Joachim Gauck.

For further information please contact:
Silke Janßen
T +49 511 – 168 44645
madeingermanyzwei@hannover-stadt.de

The exhibition MADE IN GERMANY ZWEI is supported by:

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