Tuesday, 9 August 2011

Berlinische Galerie

Halo and greetings from Berlin. I know my updates have been few and far between but workshops, traveling, sight seeing and working hasn't always allowed for it. As my time here comes to a close I'll be adding a few posts as a sort of retrospective.

One of my favourite exhibitions was Information, Manifesto, Rules and other leaks by Canadian artist, working in Berlin Angela Bulloch. Of late I've been interested in the concept of non-art as in Dadaism with Berlin's street art serving as an example. The larger than life typographic pieces in the huge airy space made me feel rather small in comparison but like a tiny observer of a great big world, yet undiscovered, floating about in space.

"In her works, Angela Bulloch studies the complex operation of rule systems in society. For the exhibition at Berlinische Galerie, she continues the concept of her Rule Series in several works, some of which were conceived especially for the exhibition site. The work group Rules Series, begun in 1992, consists of a continuously growing collection of rules, regulations, and norms. The Big Mac Index, used to compare the buying power of a currency, encounters instructions for those visiting London’s Downing Street, the guidelines of the November Group and the Italian Mafia’s code of honour.Under the title “Information, Manifesto, Rules and other leaks…”, Angela Bulloch chose ten of these texts and transformed them with a new design into monumental wall painting and a posters..." From Berlinische Galerie

These photographs have been taken with kind permission of the Berlinische Gallery and are not intended for commercial use.

1 comment:

  1. Wow, how cool. You must be having the best time there. Looking great too, love your hair.


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