Launch of «SITUATIONS/Re-enactment» with Performance "One and Three Chairs"

Friday, 02.12.2016, 19:00-21:00

SITUATIONS/Re-enactment with Morehshin Allahyari, Omer Fast, Lynn Hershman Leeson and Michael Riedel.

The performance One and Three Chairs by conceptual artist Michael Riedel will take place at 7 p.m.

One and Three Chairs consists of a series of potentially endless re-enactments. Its starting point is a piece by Joseph Kosuth from 1965 with the same title. Taking the conceptual experiment a step further, the installation is embedded in a performative setting in which four people with a background in the arts are invited jointly to discuss the work in front of an audience. The conversation will be recorded and transcribed and the text will then serve as the basis for an architectural element which will become part of the installation.

The four participants of the performance are Andreas Blättler (Curator, Rua Madalena Project), Giovanni Carmine (Director Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen), Ute Holl (Prof. for Media Studies, University of Basel) and Sabine Schaschl (Director Museum Haus Konstruktiv).