• Aglaia Konrad

    Frehrking Wiesehöfer

    In “Her City,” Aglaia Konrad’s first solo exhibition in Germany, the artist—who was born in Salzburg and lives in Brussels—skillfully combined an engagement with the standardized architectures of modernism, urban edge zones, transitory spaces, and rapidly expanding megacities with a conscious shift of perspective, a mobilization of the viewer’s gaze. Thus, in Fault Fold (Cairo), 2005, a twenty-foot-tall digital black-and-white photocopy glued directly to the wall and stretched over parts of the ceiling, two very different perspectives meet: The camera’s POV—a bird’s-eye view of high-rises in

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