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The Poetics of the Material

Leopold Museum, Vienna

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Benjamin Hirte, Sonia Leimer, Christian Kosmas Mayer, Mathias Pöschl, Anne Schneider, Misha Stroj

The exhibition »The Poetics of the Material« unites works by six artists living in Vienna. Their works are characterized not only by the range of references they make to different cultural discourses, forms of narration and representations of history and stories but also by the diverse media and materials used by them. Throughout the past few years, the critical contemplation of historicity in the broadest sense and its representations has increasingly become the focus of artistic works. Addressing this theme, artists also seek to comment on the technically unfettered production of images which shapes our present. Read more.

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