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The Life of Public Sculpture in Göttingen

October 26, 2013

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As part of the opening of the exhibition If Mind Were All There Was on Sunday October 26th in Kunstverein Göttingen we join in a tour around the Kunstverein. The tour represents a ‘random’ selection of public art works in the inner city, focusing on the sometimes troubled, sometimes joyful and often slightly anachronistic lives […]

Memorial Mania

December 12, 2011

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Made some nice discoveries at a symposium at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, which they organised with the American Academy. It was centered around the book ‘Memorial Mania’ by Erika Doss, who spoke in the afternoon and showed some telling examples of memorials in the USA, for 9/11 and the Oklahoma bombing. Many angles were […]

Salon 3: The Future Of The Past

November 29, 2011

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Starting with a tour around some random public art works in the neighbourhood, we discussed the recent past of public art. Joining us were: Vincent de Boer (curator at Stroom Den Haag, NL), Hans Dickel (publisher of Kunst in der Stadt, Skulpturen in Berlin), Dominique Hurth (artist), Constanze von Marlin (art historian, researcher), Dieter Roelstraete […]