Peter Weibel

Galerie Grita Insam

The annual Vienna festival is regularly accompanied by large-scale exhibitions; this year’s is entitled “Bildlicht: Malerei zwischen Material und Immaterialität” (Picture-light: painting between materiality and immateriality), and curated by Peter Weibel together with Wolfgang Drechsler. Concurrently, Weibel and Kasper König organized a group show. “Das Bild nach dem letzten Bild” (The picture after the last picture), which attempts to locate the meaning of easel painting today. Parallel to these two efforts as curator and theoretician, Weibel showed his own works. His artistic and theoretical positions are linked to the information media—computers and videos. In the language of information technology, scanning refers to the technique of reading dots and/or lines of an object and processing the results. In a direct visual translation, the objects shown in this exhibition make visible this

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