Thursday, August 24, 2017

Artist Talk: Spirits of the past - fantasies and investigations on present and future ghosts

Artist Talk:

Spirits of the past - fantasies and investigations on present and future ghosts

A new point zero in time has been created. Humanity as we know it is gone and a new world of creatures inhabit Earth. On their journeys they sometimes come across objects from <0 .="" a="" about="" and="" arise.="" assumptions="" br="" brand="" collected="" facts="" fantasies="" from="" new="" objects="" of="" past="" spirits="" the="" these="" various="" world=""> During this session, we will collectively reflect on present ghosts as well as fantasize about ourselves as restless spirits of the future. What is the function of ghosts in our present society? What rituals do we perform to create peace with / for disharmonic souls? What kind of souls will inhabit a future, spiritual world and why did they get there?

Artist Bio

Filippa Pettersson *1987 in Södermanland, Sweden, living and working in Frankfurt am Main. Student at the Städelschule 2009-2015. Recent projects include ‘Ikh bin a kleyner dreydl, gemakht bin ikh fun blay’, a sculpture for a public memorial-site in Frankfurt am Main, and ‘Eftervaro’, a solo exhibition at gallery Mors Mössa, Göteborg, Sweden.

Info: https://filippapettersson.hotglue.me/

An AIR exchange project collaboration by Goethe-Institut Malaysia/ Basis Frankfurt/ Lostgens KL.