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  • Elke Krystufek

    MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art

    Cinema is at the center of Elke Krystufek’s marvelous exhibition “Liquid Logic: The Height of Knowledge and the Speed of Thought.” Dividing the gallery space with white sheets of plastic that extend from floor to ceiling, she shields her new video, Dr. Love on Easter Island, 2006, from intrusion from the rest of the museum. After all, her theme is the life of the artist and the disappearance of this specific way of being under pressure from the institutions of art. The video shows Krystufek following in the footsteps of Bas Jan Ader, who was lost at sea in 1975 while attempting to cross the

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