Alicja Kwade at Art Basel | Unlimited
As viewers circle the work, the quadrants begin to bleed into each other, creating a notional parallel plane where verifiable objects and their makeshift doubles become jumbled. Time itself grows an appendage, as drawing an object ‘out’ of Ousia – an Aristotelian concept of inherent substance or being – corrupts linear experience. The installation presents a framework that colors viewers’ understanding of their surroundings, introducing an elliptical conception of subjectivity into the perception of reality.
Conversation with Jean-Michel Rabaté, as part of Camille Henrot's exhibition.
From iconoclasm to anti-art, editor of the latest in the Documents of Contemporary Art series Sven Spieker is joined by artist Monica Bonvicini and theorist John Roberts to discuss the uses and politics of destruction in art, from Gustav Metzger to Michael Landy. More