Archives 1st half of 2013
Exhibition March 1 -
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In two adjoining exhibition rooms at Kunsthallen, covering 800 square meters, the American artist Phoebe Washburn will create two installations linked by an ecosystem. In one of the rooms, at the height of four meters, an apartment will be installed inside a wooden construction. During opening hours, it will be inhabited by two people who will prepare food, update their social profiles, play the guitar, embroider, or play ping pong, depending on their interest. They will also be serving energy drinks to exhibition visitors. Via "organs" and tubes, the waste water from housekeeping usage is cleansed on its way to the adjoining room and a row of woven hospital beds. In the beds small shoots are grown, later to be replanted and tended to, some under better conditions than others.
The exhibition is titled Pressure Drop for Richard Stands (a history of one thing to another in lemon-
In keeping with Ballroom Marfa’s mission, New Growth will feature newly commissioned work including a large-
Phoebe Washburn, Nunderwater Nort Lab, 2011. Zach Feuer Gallery, New York.
Visitors can book a stay inside the installation
It is essential to the exhibition's eco-
At the Brandts ticket desk, visitors who choose to do so will be able to buy a ticket and book a time to stay in the apartment for either a half or a whole day. Booking and the sale of tickets start Monday, 18 February.
An exhibition catalogue featuring photos of the installation process and texts by professor Yvette Brackman and editor and art critic Andrew Russeth will be available on April 1st.
About the artist
Phoebe Washburn (b. 1973, New York) has enjoyed a meteoric career, from the Whitney and the Guggenheim to several other major museums. She works with recycled products to create large-
Phoebe Washburn's intention is to create artworks which are partly self-