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  • Julian Eicke and Thomas Bo Nilsson, Betreutes Leben Ezzelino Live Cams (Assisted Living Ezzelino Live Cams), 2018. Performance view. Carlotta Monty Meyer. From the Wiesbaden Biennale. Photo: Jeva Griskjane.

    Wiesbaden Biennale

    Various venues

    New York has drugstores in old movie palaces, Detroit has its grand parking lots. For the duration of this exhibition, the provincial German city of Wiesbaden had a drive-in theater in its principal theater, as well as a fully functioning supermarket in the building’s neo-Baroque foyer. Deli refrigerator units, fair-trade coffee, fruits, vegetables, and in-store advertising partially obscured the grand room’s oil paintings, stucco, and ornate mirrors. This installation wasn’t credited to an artist but was commissioned from the supermarket chain REWE by Maria Magdalena Ludewig and Martin Hammer,

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