Press release: Helen Marten works across sculpture, painting and writing to create a body of work that questions the stability of the material world and our place within it. Alluding to language, systems and intentionality, her work across all media sets out to imagine the miraculous substructure beneath the veneer of our habitual lives. The
Press release: The work of Koo Jeong A incorporates objects with the capacity for transformation,still and moving images, sound and scent. These disparate mediums are combined with elements such as wind, gravity, and site-specific reconfigurations and interventions into architectural space. Often using commonplace matter in order to conjure alternative realities, Koo Jeong A traces a
Press release: In his sixth solo exhibition at KÖNIG GALERIE, Berlin-based artist Michael Sailstorfer presents two uniquely paired works — Brenner (2017), a new, large-scale sculptural installation, and the video Traenen (2015). Both works consider not only their relationship to one another, but above all their respective placement within the gallery, making full use of
Press release: In contrast to any type of image production that aims above all to achieve optimized effect in the digital media, Annette Kelm unleashes the potential inherent in photography to reproduce the world of objects and thereby uncover their cultural foundations and day-to-day aporias or impasses. On the one hand, her photographs seem dedicated
The fourth solo exhibition of Tue Greenfort “Flambant neuf”, at Johann König, Berlin deals with the element fire, its power of transformation and also of destruction. In an architectural installation designed exclusively for the gallery space, Greenfort shows a series of photographs, objects and his first film project. The gallery space was constructed with drywall.
“… in the Yoruba religion, Changó is the spirit of music, of lightning and thunder. He is the most beautiful and seductive of all spirits and prefers to live in the crowns of the highest palm trees. There he appears in his most threatening form and eavesdrops on the world. With this story, some people