April 14, 2011 - CCA Andratx - Space Oddity
April 14, 2011

Space Oddity

John M Armleder, “U.T.,” 2010.
21 neon tubes with brackets (blue, dusky pink, pink, green, white), variable format.
Unique.*

Space Oddity
Group show curated by Friederike Nymphius
23 April–30 June 2011

CCA Andratx
CCA Kunsthalle
Estanyera 2
E-07150 Andratx
Mallorca, Spain

www.ccandratx.com

Artists: John M. Armleder 1949/CH, Beni Bischof 1976/CH, Matthias Bitzer 1975/D, Martin Creed 1968/GB, Spencer Finch 1962/USA, Poul Gernes 1925–96/DK, Liam Gillick 1964/GB, Terry Haggerty 1970/GB, Jeppe Hein 1974/DK, Lothar Hempel 1966/D, Knut Henrik Henriksen (*1970/NOR)Yago Hortal 1983/E, Nathan Hylden 1978/USA, Imi Knoebel 1940/D, Peter Kogler 1959/AT, Udomsak Krisanamis 1966/Thailand Manfred Kuttner 1937–2007/D, Jim Lambie 1964/GB, Mathieu Mercier 1970/F, Alan Michael 1967/GB, Jeremy Moon 1936-1973/GB, Stefan Müller 1971/D, John Nixon 1949/AUS, Anselm Reyle 1970/D, Ruth Root 1967/USA, Katja Strunz 1970/D, Sofie Thorsen 1971/DK, Ignacio Uriarte 1972/D, Richard Wright 1960/GB.

SPACE ODDITY is an international group show conceived especially for Kunsthalle CCA Andratx. The exhibition will explore the notion of art, space and their interplay by challenging the visitor’s perception.

The show features painting, sculpture, video, film, installation, photography, and new media by 31 international contemporary artists. They treat space as something real, constructed, fake or simply deceit in order to describe their own understanding of the subject matter and to translate their personal and social experiences into the work of art.

Conquering and dealing with spaces has always been a major concern of John M. Armleder as well, whose work will be the focus of the exhibition. His hybrid art forms—a result of constant exploration of colour, form, structure and spacial dimensions—shaped his artistic oeuvre.

*Image above:
Courtesy Galerie Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin.

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