Maria Peters  / E
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My works always emerge in a serial process.
At present I am producing a cycle with the working title Lost to regain - for this, I am developing 24 fictive women characters, to each of which I assign her own themes and work groups. In terms of time, this story is set in a period from the 19th century to the end of the fourth millennium. All the female figures are my own alter egos - it is about the transfer of memories, about cloning, about current experiments in neurology, and ultimately, about the question just how capable of survival homo sapiens will be in the future. And, should we be wishing for continuing existence, anyway?
All  these women characters are referred to as Replacements and each of them is given a biography. I myself embody Replacement 08, and on a march on foot from Jena via Berlin to Rostock in summer 2016 the narrative structure of the story as a whole has been developed experimentally in walking. more
Later, the intention is to interweave the works and views of exhibitions into a continuous story in an exhibition (including a performance) and a book.

Some works

   
     

The History - First sketches of the structure of the narrative and of the linkage of the figures with occurrences on the hiking route.

   
Schema der Geschichte  
Structure of the narrative, sketch on canvas,  150 x 190 cm, 2016 Possibility lines - narrative diagram, 70 x 100 cm, 2016
   
The decision, drawing on canvas, 100 x 100 cm, 2016    

Exhibition views Kunstraum Innsbruck
First travel report - performative reading with backdrops
in the Kunstraum Innsbruck on 3 September 2016 more

   
 

Works of Christine/Replacement 09

Netze
Cut-out (three layers), 107 x107 cm, Christine 2093 (MP 2016)
Nets, book object, 37x66,5 cm, Christine 2093 (MP 2016)
 
Untitled, cut-out, 53 x 63 cm, 2016   Four Poets at Horizon, Cut-out, 63 x 83 cm, 2016  

Works of the fictive character Seráafia/Replacement 12 from the year 2474, realized for the exhibition project SET IN MOTION, Kunstraum Innsbruck 2016/16 more

 

 

 

 

You saw the moon back then. Back then.
Gouache on paper, 29,6 x 41,8 cm, Seráafia 2474 (MP 2015)

 

Siren
Gouache on canvas, 26 x 37 cm, Seráafia 2474 (MP 2015)

 
Palm House
Pencil/watercolours on paper, 20 x 40 cm, Seráafia 2474 (MP 2015)
  Japanese Girl (The Great Flood)
Gouache/oil on canvas, 90 x 120 cm, Seráafia 2470 (MP 2011)
     

Works from MP/Replacement 08
Objects for the performance Der rote Faden durchs Labyrinth/The Red Thread through Labyrinth - for the exhibition 70 years of Tiroler Künstlerschaft on 14. September 2016 more

   
 
Hourglass, pedestal-object for carrying, approx. 104 x 40 x 45 cm, MP 2016   Reflection, pedestal-object for carrying, approx. 104 x 40 x 45 cm, MP 2016
     
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