Poetry under extreme Conditions

Curvature of Events

Baroque. Romantic. Video.
Works held by the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden are renowned the world over. Ethiopian guest curator Meskerem Assegued, who curated Curvature of Events, brings her point of view to bear on the collection, resulting in new and unexpected interpretations. Assegued invited the film makers Gunter Deller, Barbara Lubich and Abel Tilahun to each look at eight works from earlier eras with a contemporary perspective. The unbiased transformation of forms, impressions and associations have given rise to fresh artistic approaches.


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"Curvature of Events"

ISBN 978-3-7356-0043-1

19,50 x 25,00 cm

92 Pages

128 colored and 9 b/w illustrations

Broschur, bound, without dust-jacket, without slipcase

Languages: German, English

Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden
Meskerem Assegued, Christian Canciani, Gunter Deller, Hartwig Fischer, Gwendolin Kremer, Barbara Lubich, Katharina von Ruckteschell-Katte, Abel Tilahun

graphic design
Denise Walther, Heimatstuben Dresden
Ausstellung: "CURVATURE OF EVENTS. Barock. Romantik. Video", 17.10.2014 - 4.1.2015, Albertinum und Semperbau am Zwinger, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden