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  • Annette Kisling

    Palais für Aktuelle Kunst

    Annette Kisling trains her photographic gaze on unspectacular, quotidian surroundings. Often she treats architectural subjects—row houses, housing developments, or allotment gardens—occasionally also taking up other, less clearly definable traces of civilization, such as traffic signs, fences, or furniture, any of which the camera may inspect in close-up, or at a distance as empty signifiers in the landscape. She has also made some nature studies—pictures of overgrown parks or grassy dunes—but her cityscapes in particular bear such a distinct mark of human presence that one often has to look at

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