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Information, 1. Februar 2019 – 1. Februar 2020

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Anna Neimark: A Postconceptual Position

Vortrag, 27. Mai 2019, 19:00

Credits: Zara Tzanev

Michael Osman: Modernism’s Visible Hand

Vortrag, 29. Mai 2019, 19:00

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Florian Busch: The other side of the moon

Vortrag, 21. Mai 2019, 19:00

Wolfgang Tschapeller: On Architecture

Vortrag, 9. Mai 2019, 19:00

Sandra Danicke und Kasper König

Vortrag, 7. Mai 2019, 19:00

Symposium: Breaking Glass II – The Virtual Image

Veranstaltung, 4. Mai 2019, 11:00–17:00

Dawn Kasper: The Wolf and The Head on Fire

Eröffnung, 3. Mai 2019, 19:00

Dawn Kasper

Vortrag, 2. Mai 2019, 19:00

Narratives in Boundless Space 

Eröffnung, 1. Mai 2019, 18:00

Elijah Burgher: Artist's Talk

Vortrag, 25. April 2019, 19:00

Heji Shin: Mom

Vortrag, 16. April 2019, 19:00

Götz Stockmann: Erosion of Spatial Border

Vortrag, 11. April 2019, 19:00

Rundgang Party 2019

Veranstaltung, 15. Februar 2019, 22:00

Water Cooler Talks

Veranstaltung, 15. – 16. Februar 2019

Rundgang 2019

Veranstaltung, 15. – 17. Februar 2019

Tala Madani: Oven Light

Eröffnung, 8. Februar 2019, 19:00

Michael Young: Fear of the Mediated Image

Vortrag, 6. Februar 2019, 19:00

Hernan Diaz Alonso: Literal

Vortrag, 23. Januar 2019, 19:00

Carsten Meyer

Vortrag, 17. Januar 2019, 19:00

Johannes Helberger: KLING KLANG KLONG

Vortrag, 16. Januar 2019, 19:00

Tim Griffin: Dispositions

Vortrag, 15. Januar 2019, 19:00


Eröffnung23. Mai 2018, 19:00MMK - Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main

The image defines the reality of our life day in and day out. With the theme EXTREME the photo triennial RAY 2018 accounts for this power of the image with a multitude of international artists’ positions. For decades, the institutions and collections in Frankfurt/RheinMain have shown an outstanding focus and competence in the field of photography. After the first two successful editions RAY 2012 and RAY 2015 this unique quality and versatility is presented with a unique constellation: Over 40 artists, 15 partner institutions, 10 exhibition venues and 6 cities in the Rhine/Main region put this focus in the international spotlight. With exhibitions, a multitude of events and — for the first time — a four-day festival dedicated to the Triennial theme EXTREME, RAY offers yet another summer of photographic highlights.
More information on RAY 2018 as well as the master class exhibition also at the MMK with contributions by students of the Städelschule. 

Within this framework of RAY 2018, the exhibition EXTREME. NOMADS at MMK 1, presenting works by Cao Fei, Richard Mosse and Paulo Nazareth, focuses on different aspects of contemporary forms of nomadic existence and addresses the dissolution of boundaries in politics, economy, society, and culture. The artists from three continents are not only investigating the individual, social and political extremes that are a result of globalisation, but also their own artistic strategies move across and alongside these boundaries.

In her works, Cao Fei processes the profound social changes that occurred in her homeland China as a result of rapid economic growth and globalisation. Inspired by the US-American zombie films, the artist presents her work Haze and Fog. This is a fictional portrayal of a service-based society that is suffering from a loss of identity and transforms one of the newly built residential areas on the threshold of Beijing into a hoard of restless zombies.

Richard Mosse’s works are a cross between artistic production and journalistic reportage. His most recent works Heat Maps and Incoming are a direct response to the humanitarian crisis, that resulted from the latest waves of refugees in the Middle East, North Africa and Europe. With the help of a video camera developed for military purposes that can measure thermal radiation over a distance of 30 kilometres, Mosse condenses two of the most dangerous and most frequented refugee routes in the world into a mesmerizing, reflective film about the situation of these people.

Paulo Nazareth declared walking as the starting point of his artistic approach. Taking his heritage as a Brazilian with Indigenous and African roots as a theme, he crosses entire countries and continents on foot. Nazareth’s works tell a tale of his encounters and many experiences from his travels; of communication and resistance, of colonial history and the presence of globalism. They weave a web between individuals, communities, and countries beyond their national borders.

The exhibition runs from May 24 2018 — September 9, 2018

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