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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.

Some works

     

 

 
Chronology of the characters of the cycle "Lost to regain"
Scroll painting on fabric, 170 x 128 cm, 2018
The first sheet of the cycle
Chronicler, sheet 1
Gouache on paper, 65 x 50 cm, 2018

Works of the fictive charakters

   

Works of Lieke/Nachfolgerin 22
from the year 3675

   
 
Diary Sheets 1 to 3, Lieke 3675 (MP 2018)
Gouache / acrylic on historical, restored paper, á 68,5 x 48 cm
     
 

Works by Linda/ Replacement 19 from the year 3255 Realized for the exhibition & performance in the "gallery 12-14", Schleifmühlgasse Wien 2017

   
     
Salon Unisex (New York)
Pencil / gouache on paper, 29.5 x 42 cm, Linda 3255 (MP 2017)
The neighborhood (New York)
Oil on canvas, 60 x 80 cm Linda 3255 (MP 2017)
     
Flying Horse (New York)
Pencil / gouache / acrylic on paper, 22.3 x 32 cm, Linda 3255 (MP 2017)
  The Night Brings out the Hidden Stories (Coney Island)
Gouache / acrylic on fabric, folding picture, Linda 3255 (MP 2017)

Works of Christine/Replacement 09

   
Nets 1, Cut-out (three layers), 107 x107 cm, Christine 2093 (MP 2016)
Nets, book object, 37x66,5 cm, Christine 2093 (MP 2016)
     
Nets 3, 2 parts, Christíne 2093/94 (MP 2016/17)
Part 1: Cut-out, 53 x 63 cm, 2016
Part 2: Linoleum-Intarsia, lino-prints mounted, acrylic on paper, 70 x 100 cm, 2017
  Nets 2, book object, sheet backside 

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), 5 parts, Seráafia 2476 (MP 2017)
Part 1: Gouache/oil on canvas, 90 x 120 cm, Seráafia 2470
Parts 2-5: Linoleum-Intarsia, lino-prints mounted, acrylic on paper, 70 x 100 cm
     
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