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ENTRE QUATRO PAREDES intervention | weimar

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above: concept illustration by atsuko mochida.

entre quatro paredes is a collaborative, guerilla performance in which walls transform themselves into rooms using the public spaces of weimar.

[scheduled interventions]

fri, 14 july, 14:00 – 16:00
bauhaus-universität weimar [main building]

sat, 15 july, 17:30 – 19:30
locations announced via social media

find us on social media:
#entrequatroparedes2017

[about]

the living installation, entre quatro paredes, plays with intimacy, boundaries and borders by transporting itself through the public sphere by means of four interdisciplinary performers.

walls are no passive objects: as catalysts of change, walls actively reshape and restrict movement. acting as barriers, they can divide communities and isolate individuals, while also visibly and literally connecting strangers in intimate settings and serendipitous encounters.

simultaneously inclusive and excluding, occurring at a site and a “non-site,” entre quatro paredes transforms public spaces into immediate, private spaces within the context of four walls.

created and performed by kathryn gohmertmartina jacobiatsuko mochida and malak yacout saleh.

Entre4Paredes-SCAN-FINALabove: entre quatro paredes installed at marktplatz, weimar [2017].
image by martina jacobi and malak yacout saleh.


entre quatro paredes
 is part of summaery 2017, and is a satellite project of the exhibition, WITHINFOURWALLS.

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[more about martina jacobi]
[more about kathryn gohmert]
[more about atsuko mochida]
[more about malak yacout saleh]
[more about summaery exhibition]
[more about within four walls]

[follow #entrequatroparedes2017]

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WITHIN FOUR WALLS exhibition | weimar

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vincent brière // vienne chan // rafaella constantino
sophie foster // kathryn gohmert // 
ahmet kavas // rebecca a. layton
yihui liu // matthew lloyd // nasir malekijoo // atsuko mochica
mila panić // mariya pavlenko // denise rosero bermúdez // feng runze
malak yacout saleh // saša tatić // sze ting wong // yi weihua

WITHIN FOUR WALLS will explore the borders of public and private space. from the inside of the studio, to the outside of the city centre and everything in between, showcasing the many ways that public art can be presented. within the walls of m14, previous projects from (UN)SOUNDS OF BUCHENWALD and HOTEL LEIPZIG will be displayed alongside new interventions inside the space. we will also investigate the site-specific approach and take work to the streets of weimar, emphasising the broadness and range that public art and new artistic strategies has to offer.

[group exhibition and cinema:]

marienstraße 14

fri, 14 july, 12:00- 23:00
sat, 15 july, 12:00- 20:00
sun, 16 july, 12:00- 18:00

also feel warmly invited to the collaborative, guerilla intervention, entre quatro paredes – a satellite project of WITHIN FOUR WALLS – as it meets the public space next Fri – Sun, 14 – 16 July.

more information about entre quatro paredes can be found here and the performance’s route can be followed online with #entrequatroparedes2017.

[more about participating public interventions]
[more about summaery exhibition 2017]
[more about public art and new artistic strategies]
[more about within four walls]

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SEEDS | HOTEL LEIPZIG [performance images]

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this performance took place on 16 may, en route to the deutsche zentralbücherei für blinde from the leipzig hauptbahnhof.

roughly three million dandelion seeds were gathered in goethe’s park an der ilm. the seeds were relocated to a suitcase and then transported to leipzig by train. after carrying the suitcase to the entrance of the deutsche zentralbücherei für blinde [german central library for the blind], the suitcase was opened and the seeds handed out personally as ‘post’ to passing pedestrians.

as dandelion plants reportedly have medicinal properties which combat memory loss and decrease  the effects of dementia, the spreading of these seeds by way of this intimate, person-to-person method is intended to cure the repeating spells of memory loss human history continues to experience.

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SEEDS | performance, HOTEL LEIPZIG, 2017
photographer: yi weihua

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HOTEL LEIPZIG [interventions] | leipzig

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*illustration by atsuko mochida

you are cordially invited to be among the first to preview the grand happening, HOTEL LEIPZIG. the event will commence, tuesday, 16 may at 12 pm directly west of the main train station at willy-brandt-platz [between kurt-schumacher-straße and gerberstraße]. a walk of art will explore the artistic interventions at various locations around the city centre, beginning with the first location at the former hotel astoria at 12 pm [noon].

participating artists:
vincent brière // rafaella constantinou // sophie foster // kathryn gohmert // ahmet kavas // rebecca a. layton // yihui liu // matthew lloyd // nasir malekijoo // atsuko mochida // denise rosero bermudez // feng runze // malak yacout saleh // sze ting wong // yi weihua

HOTEL LEIPZIG is a project of the mfa program, “public art and new artistic strategies,” under the direction of prof. danica dakić, anke hannemann, ina weise and jirka reichmann (coordination) with bauhaus-universität weimar.

[more about HOTEL LEIPZIG]

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AERA EFAS, 2016

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[installation / sculpture / public art]

this structure creates an enclosed space for a chosen subject; the area immediately beneath it is protected from all harmful elements in its surrounding environment.

as sunlight, additional nutrients, gasses necessary for plant life and new seeds are also stopped from entering the secured area, the natural result is a stagnation, decline and eventual decay of the life being contained.

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