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  • The ephemeral nature of interrelated things Owen Gump at Kunsthalle, Karlsburg

    11. August bis 15. September 2013 Kunsthalle, Karlsburg 4, 27568 Bremerhaven, DE Tel. 0471 9586106 www.kunstverein-bremerhaven.de   by Klaus Becké “Der ephemere Charakter zusammenhängender Dinge” heißt ein Surfbrett, das ne-ben Fotoarbeiten des kalifornischen Künstlers Owen Gump vom 11.08.2013 bis 15.09.2013 in der Kunsthalle Bremerhaven zu sehen sein wird. Das Brett stellt in der Surfkultur zwar…

  • Konversationsstücke A lonelyfingers Finds collection

    By: Daniel Barroca / Jay Batlle / Jarosław Fliciński / Jessica Gispert / Manuel Graf / Owen Gump / Diango Hernández / Rita McBride / Anne Pöhlmann / Glen Rubsamen / Tom Sloan / Monika Stricker We can certainly live without objects, but it is unclear if we would be able to remember without having…

  • Nukuheva Owen Gump at BQ, Berlin

    From November 2nd to December 19th 2012, BQ presents Owen Gump’s third solo exhibition “Nukuhevea”. The title evokes exotic landscapes and early dreams of emigrating from industrialised Europe to the seemingly unspoiled wilderness free of alienation and the necessities of civilisation. A symbol of an ideal paradise, the title determines the exhibition as the materialisation…

  • photo: Jay Batlle

    Pussy Riot A lonelyfingers Finds collection

    Riots improved a bit since the assassination of Julius Caesar. As you probably know that day of 44 BC in Rome an incensed mob took firebrands from the pyre and attacked the houses of Brutus and Cassius, as well as killing Helvius Cinna… Riots and Non-Violence Resistance Protests (NVR) only share few behaviour patterns; they…

  • Owen Gump

    Born 1980 in Kentfield, California, lives and works in Cologne, Germany Artist’ website ➚ More info at: BQ, Berlin Awards and residencies 2003 DAAD Scholarship, German Academic Exchange Service, Bonn. / 2007 Artist in Residence, Center for Land Use Interpretation, Wendover, Utah. / 2008-2011 Studio Fellowship, Kölnischer Kunstverein/Imhoff Stiftung, Cologne. / 2009 Nachwuchsförderung, Project Grant,…

  • photo: Anne Pöhlmann

    Milk Can Escape A lonelyfingers Finds collection

    In 1901, Harry Houdini introduced his own trademark, the Milk Can Escape. In this act, Houdini was handcuffed and sealed inside an over-sized milk can filled with water and make his escape behind a curtain. To represent the heightened drama, Houdini invited members of the audience to hold their breath for the duration of the…