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Bettina Pousttchi: Earth Time Clock / Kunsthalle Basel



http://www.vernissage.television | Bettina Pousttchi: Earth Time Clock at Kunsthalle Basel is the first significant solo exhibition in Switzerland of operates by Berlin-dependent German-Iranian artist Bettina Pousttchi. The present is also the first thorough institutional presentation of the artist’s oeuvre. Bettina Pousttchi has gained prevalent consideration recently with her massive-scale, web-site-distinct photographic operate “Echo” (2009/2010) that involved masking the Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin (Temporary Kunsthalle Berlin) with a digitally manipulated collage of archival photographs of the German Democratic Republic’s Palast der Republik (Palace of the Republic).

Far more data: http://vernissage.television/web site/2011/01/28/bettina-pousttchi-environment-time-clock-kunsthalle-basel/

On watch at Kunsthalle Basel are “Sculpture Job Echo” (2009), a sequence of colour pictures similar to the “Echo”-set up the movie operate “Conversations in the Studio 3″ (2010) two installations of sculptural operates employing crowd-command limitations titled “Double Monuments for Flavin and Tatlin” (2010) and “Blackout” (2007-2010) the ongoing “Earth Time” sequence (2008-), pictures of clocks on public buildings in different towns of the environment the photographic sequence “THe Hetley Suite” (2008) the two early movie operates “Ocularis” (1999) and “Double Empire” (2000).

Bettina Pousttchi was born 1971 in Mainz, Germany. She presently lives and operates in Berlin. Pousttchi studied a.o. at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf and the Université de Paris, St. Denis. In 1999/2000 she joined the renowned Whitney Independent Studio System at the Whitney Museum in New York.

Her solo exhibitions involve a.o. the challenge Echo at the outside the house facade of Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin above the study course of six months (2009/2010) The Hetley Suite, Triangle Gallery, London (2008) Truth Reset, Von der Heydt Museum/Kunsthalle Barmen, Wuppertal (2007) Monitor Options, Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart (2003) and Die Katharina-Show, Museum Morsbroich Leverkusen (2001). Distinct operates by the artist were shown at the Venice Biennale in 2003 and 2009 as effectively as in quite a few team displays.

Bettina Pousttchi: Earth Time Clock / Kunsthalle Basel. Opening reception, January fifteen, 2011.

PS: See also our coverage of the “Echo”-challenge with an interview with Bettina Pousttchi: http://vernissage.television/web site/2010/01/06/bettina-pousttchi-echo-temporare-kunsthalle-berlin-interview/


Post time: 01-27-2016