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5. Preis, 135 x 100 cm, 2015
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It is not about the pieces themselves.

It is about the work. About committing 100 % to the work and its concept. It is about our lives, our relation, about the experience, about the act of doing. The pieces are excuses. 

If beauty happens, good… but we are not in search for it. Beauty itself is not satisfying. Any idiot can make pretty work of art, it doesn't make for transcendence. Beauty is only a by-product.

This is research. This is process. And this is autobiographic.

It is not about the pieces themselves.

It is about the work. About committing 100 % to the work and its concept. It is about our lives, our relation, about the experience,

about the act of doing. The pieces are excuses. 

If beauty happens, good… but we are not in search for it. Beauty

itself is not satisfying.Beauty is only a by-product.

This is research. This is process. And this is autobiographic.

On Language.

 

Like any language, it is inherently arbitrary and to survive must go beyond its own borders. This graphic and plastic cryptolect that practices Gfeller + Hellsgård, plants it's roots in a trans-national environment of highly urban density, Berlin in this case. It is a contemporary living language, that feeds on minimalism, abstractionism and underground culture.

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