reviews

  • Katharina Karrenberg

    Galerie Barbara Weiss; NGBK

    Although Katharina Karrenberg’s artistic practice is undoubtedly based upon her highly politicized consciousness, she disagrees with the division between political and nonpolitical art. For her, art is always conditioned by the politics of seeing and the politics of representation. In most of her earlier pieces, Karrenberg directly addressed societal tensions. By producing images—installations and “picture-objects”—she makes visible the invisible conflicts and tensions that constitute everyday experience. But she proffers neither their reconciliation nor their sublation in her work.

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