All posts filed under “Conceptual

Conceptual means that the idea is in the center. It is the message. It defines the medium. It is the artwork. What’s leftover are oftentimes mere artefacts, which are not to be confused with the artwork itself, which is the concept.

Pandemic toilet paper

Corona art: Spring 2020, Corona and the lockdown dominate the media. Toilet paper is, if it is still in stock at all, only sold in “household” quantities. The churches are closed, fundamental rights are largely restricted. A Schönfelder (collection of German laws), a school Bible […]

Dead techxt

Keys from discarded keyboards are used to „type“ words or letters. THE series „TYPE – SWIPE – TOUCH“ references the current transition to touch (and may sometime in the future) auditive devices or, in a more mundane way, for fixing pot holes in Detroit. Other […]

GDPR-compliant phone book

With GDPR entering into force in May 2018, there was a lot of uncertainty and speculation about what would still be legal use of data (and how). One of my favorite items to be speculated about (besides names on mail boxes and door bells) was, […]

Monolog

Monolog is a series of videos, created using blind text (“Lorem ipsum dolor…”) spoken by male MacOS speech synthesizer voices.
The nonsenical text is projected onto women who have no other choice but passively listen.