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SPACE IS THE PLACE (2/4): Michael Sailstorfer

31.01.19, 7pm

Press Preview: Wednesday, 30. January 2019, 6 PM
Guided tour with curator: Thursday, 31. January 2019, 6.30 PM
Opening: Thursday, 31. January 2019, 7 PM
Runtime: Until Sunday, 12. April 2019

Venue: BNKR, Ungererstrasse 158, 80805 München / www.bnkr.space

 

Under the title SPACE IS THE PLACE the current exhibition cycle 2018-2019 at BNKR conceived by Berlin-based curator Lukas Feireiss is dedicated to the artistic exploration of space.

In line with the curatorial concept, Michael Sailstorfer (1979) seizes the space for his upcoming solo exhibition at BNKR in a manner typical of the artist.
The first solo exhibition of the internationally renown artist in Munich in more than a decade encompasses exiting works such as Tränen (2015), Bulb (2010) and Lohma (2008) as well as a specially conceived new work, that relates directly to the BNKR venue, a former air-raid shelter.

For Sailstorfer’s sculptural and dramaturgically charged works, the artists often uses everyday or technical materials, that through decontextualization and reconfiguration, undergo an equally subversive and poetic conversion of meaning. Sailstorfer thereby often challenges the general attributes and physical boundaries of objects and spaces. His equally precise and humorous works stand out due to their conceptual and formal complexity and artistic virtuosity.

 

Supporting program
21. February 2019, 7 PM
Franz Xaver Baier: Der Gelebte Raum

Talk with Michael Sailstorfer and Franz Xaver Baier moderated by Lukas Feireiss

 

Curator

Lukas Feireiss (1977) works as curator, writer and art director in the international mediation of contemporary cultural reflexivity beyond disciplinary boundaries. He is author and editor of numerous books and curator of manifold exhibitions in the field of art, architecture, design and theory. He has lectured and taught at various universities worldwide, and is head of the new Master of Fine Art and Design Program Radical Cut-Up at Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam.

 

BNKR – current reflections on art and architecture
Ungererstraße 158 / 80805 München
www.bnkr.space

Director Nina Pettinato
+49 (0)89.689 0606 20, pettinato@bnkr.space

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Opening hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 2 pm – 6 pm, no entry
Guided tours (for free) on request via info@bnkr.space
Public transportation: Line U6, Stop “Alte Heide”

 

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001_Michael Sailstorfer_Bulb, 2010
Still from the video, (No Light),
 16 mm film with magnet sound, loop
, 117 × 40 × 40 cm (46 1/8 × 15 3/4 × 15 3/4 inches) (base), 1 min 59 sec
, Edition of 3 plus II AP. „SPACE IS THE PLACE (2/4). Michael Sailstorfer“ (31.01.19-12.04.19). Curated by Lukas Feireiss (September 2018 – July 2019), BNKR München (www.bnkr.space).


002_Michael Sailstorfer_Lohma, 2008
16mm film with magnet sound, loop
, 117 × 40 × 40 cm (46 1/8 × 15 3/4 × 15 3/4 inches) (base), AP I/II of an edition of 3 + II AP. Photo: Norbert Miguletz. Copyright: Studio Michael Sailstorfer. „SPACE IS THE PLACE (2/4). Michael Sailstorfer“ (31.01.19-12.04.19). Curated by Lukas Feireiss (September 2018 – July 2019), BNKR München (www.bnkr.space).


003_Michael Sailstorfer_Tränen, 2015
Video
, ca. 9 min
, Edition of 5 plus II AP. Photo: Achim Kukulies. Copyright: Studio Michael Sailstorfer.
„SPACE IS THE PLACE (2/4). Michael Sailstorfer“ (31.01.19-12.04.19). Curated by Lukas Feireiss (September 2018 – July 2019), BNKR München (www.bnkr.space).


004_Porträt_Sailstorfer

004_Michael Sailstorfer
Photo: Pascal Hoffmann. Copyright: Studio Michael Sailstorfer. „SPACE IS THE PLACE (2/4). Michael Sailstorfer“ (31.01.19-12.04.19). Curated by Lukas Feireiss (September 2018 – July 2019), BNKR München (www.bnkr.space).


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005_Poster „SPACE IS THE PLACE (Teil 2/4) / MICHAEL SAILSTORFER“
„SPACE IS THE PLACE (2/4). Michael Sailstorfer“ (31.01.19-12.04.19). Curated by Lukas Feireiss (September 2018 – July 2019), BNKR München (www.bnkr.space). Visual Floyd E. Schulze (http://wthm.net/)