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  • Eigene Systeme

    Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof / Institut für Zeitgenössische Kunst

    The attempt to counter prevailing political, economic, and social realities with an alternative model may be the most ubiquitous impulse in modern and contemporary art. “Eigene Systeme” (Autonomous systems) tried to situate itself in this dichotomy of “own” and “other.” The emphasis was on experiment, the fictive, and individual spaces of freedom. But the real constraints of economy and ecology, urbanism and time were the borders of these realms, within which a total of eight artistic positions had room to play and to work with their “autonomous systems.”

    In the video Being, 2000–2001, Luis Felipe

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