Künstlerhaus Bethanien presents « Tarantel 2 »
A tarantula is an arachnid from the family of wolf spiders. Signs of poisoning and St. Vitus’ dance are generally attributed to the bite of the tarantula.
"Tarantel 2" seeks its quarry among a curious public, with four artistic positions that Künstlerhaus Bethanien is setting into an international context for the very first time : their pictorial reality, remarkably promising and dangerously enticing, emphasizes a feminine side. Visitors must decide for themselves whether viewing these images will have detrimental effects on them.
In a work entitled The Brothers, Elin Høyland shows photographs of brothers Harald (75) and Mathias (80) Ramen, who lived in a small house in rural Norway. She spent time with the two men, documenting their everyday routine and fixed habits for several year...
Fototagetrier 2010: LEBEN elementarConceptual background:
The non-profit organisation Kulturverein Bild und Kunst eV Trier is proud to announce that the first edition of the fototagetrier, the Trier Photo Days, will be held in 2010. The festival, which was conceived as a triennial event, will invest various museums and exhibition spaces in the city of Trier. Entitled “LEBEN elementar”, the first edition intends to survey a wide range of contemporary artistic practices based on photography or video and dealing with notions of contemporaneousness and existentiality.
The concept of the exhibition follows the observation that the gaps in our seemingly banal everyday – a seamless succession of events from birth and growing up to ageing and dying, interspersed with experiences of love and loss, joy and sadness, happiness and dismay, poverty ...