Christoph Schlingensief

Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst

Theater director, filmmaker, and political agitator Christoph Schlingensief has a reputation for pointing out society’s sore spots and affronting moral sensibilities with the drastic measures he employs in his ongoing fight against hypocrisy. His recent collaborations with art institutions are a consequence of his belief in the cross-pollination between various media such as film, theater, and visual art. “Querverstümmelung” (Crossmutilation), his solo show in Zurich, brings together Schlingensief’s central projects of the last two years as well as his work in experimental film, offering a reflective, comparative approach to his work.

Kaprow City, 2006, first took place on a revolving stage at the Volksbühne in Berlin; actors performed quotidian activities within the set’s isolated compartments, and audience members were incorporated into the installation. In its present form the work

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