Exhibitions 15

  • Harun Farocki

    Parallele I – IV

    Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste
    22 – 26. April 2015

    Harun Farocki „Parallele I-IV" in Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris © Philippe Servent 2014
    Harun Farocki „Parallele I-IV” in Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris © Philippe Servent 2014

    The question of how technologically produced images influence and define our social and political spheres, our consciousness and our habits, was a leitmotif in Harun Farocki‘s work. To pay homage to the academy member, artist and filmmaker, who passed away in summer 2014, the Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts is presenting the German premiere of his last installation, „Parallele I – IV“. Read more

  • Archeology of the Future

    Art and Games

    Dear Reality/WDR, Thierry Fournier, Galactic CafÉ, Playdead, Lea Schönfelder/Peter Lu, thatgamecompany, The Chinese Room, Bill Viola/USC Game Innovation Lab

    thatgamecompany, „Journey“, 2012 © Sony Computer Entertainment Deutschland

    To date, narrative structures are frequently linear and concentrate on a central protagonist: a legacy of 19th-century literature. This formal conservatism is being broken down more and more by two artistic forms that seem incompatible only at first glance. The first of these forms is narrative multi-channel installations; the second is video games for Xbox, Playstation, Wii or computer – which are increasingly replacing cinema and television for the younger generation in particular. Read more