During the last 15 years, the Italian-German artist Rosa Barba (b. 1972) has created a conceptual work of poetic density with her films, sculptures and printed editions. Her work, often based on historical or location-based research, revolves around basic questions such as the medial nature of time and memory, and the interaction of form and artistic content. Read more.
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