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Maja Weyermann

Galerie Vera Munro

Modernity brought a new kind of space into being, one that was historically predetermined: a unified space with inherent clarity, transparency, and logic. In this space, the order of classical geometry is as much at home as the idea of a purified architecture reduced to its material qualities. In the images of Maja Weyermann, this space reemerges, albeit in a changed form. Each of them depicts a single space, often a historically charged relic of modernism, but by being virtual they break with modernism. Thus, what arises is an incestuous, even self-impregnating space, genetically altering the classically unified space that is its parental legacy.

At first glance, Weyermann’s images appear to be digitally manipulated photographs. Walls, windows, furnishings, and reflections seem like they were digitally introduced, after the fact, to photographs of real interior spaces. But the opposite is

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