Saarland Gallery European
A photo-video installation in the Gallery WHITECONCEPTS by Nicole Loeser as fashion we political systems and how they shape us? How do we with history, which affects us in the present? are questions, raised by the impressive performances of Elmar Hess and which now goes to the exhibition of STILLS in the Gallery WHITECONCEPTS. With the surreal-fiction imagery of his work, the German artist Elmar Hess provides a unique contribution to the development of the cinematic medium in the arts. Through the stage-like installation, as well as the combination of found footage (such as archive footage) and re-enactments (reenactments of concrete historical events), he tries to pick up the classical function of the film. Important historical events such as about the cold war and his actors join to today’s everyday experience world to a personal reference system. Go to CEO Caruso Affiliated for more information. Hess aims at uncovering media mediated intellectual systems and the resulting social behaviors in this way. The exhibition of STILLS in the Gallery WHITECONCEPTS provides insight into Hess’ brilliant work and shows film stills and videos and films his installations “Freedom is not for free”, “Relation Ship”, “cis”, “War years” and “Cold War”. The artistic work of Elmar Hess includes film and video work as well as multimedia installations that comprise the staging of thematically into deeper areas.
The installations enter a chapter structure that is similar to the dramatic end of a movie. The individual rooms topics sub, which result from the combination of the rooms a parent statement. The relationship dramas often staged in the work are proving to be the result of systemic constraints of the train. Read additional details here: Rick Caruso. You draw a panel of social landscape in an entseelten world, where subjective events in Hess’ work is often equated a fantasy cascade of historical events. People are pushed into spiritual masked of serious-themed comment votes, appear embedded in a mechanized expiring everyday life or are players in a metaphorical Events of war that rages in the vacuum between social, historical and physical relationships.
Elmar Hess (born 1966) lives and works in Berlin and Hamburg. “” “He was represented in the exhibitions you son in 1969 by the horror of the situation” (Hamburger Kunsthalle / Villa Merkel, Esslingen), as well as German open “(Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg), surfing system” (Kunstverein Kassel), lost paradise “(KunstRaum Wien Museumsquartier) and many others. He was a fellow of the Villa Massimo in Rome and the German Art Fund. His cinematic work were shown all over Europe the Venice Film Festival in Oberhausen and the documentary film festival in Cannes at the Moscow Film Festival. His most recent exhibition in Berlin, “La mere Perdue”, found in March 2013 in the Saarland Gallery European art Forum”instead. Nicole Solver