Loading Events
Alternative view
of the calendar
Konsortium, Düsseldorf  Köln 2014

DYSTOTAL

13.03.16–05.06.16

Brave new world? – Visions of modernity are negotiated in the group exhibition DYSTOTAL. By dealing with the visual vocabulary of the historical avant-garde, the works collected in DYSTOTAL newly fathom the concept of the absolute or the Gesamtkunstwerk, from longing via empathetic upheaval to failure in stagnation.

A number of the 17 participating artists will produce site-specific works of various genres – wall paintings, installations, sculptures and architectures, adopting, copying and imitating the historical avant-garde’s language. This way DYSTOTAL turns the Ludwig Forum’s central exhibition hall into an extensive installation, in which heterogeneous works encounter one another: computer game aesthetics meet neo-classical forms, romantic elements are combined with science fiction blockbuster film stills.

Participating Artists: Linda Arts, Ford Beckman, Heiner Blum, Nicolas Chardon, Tim Cierpiszewski, Neil Clements, Markus Ebner, Angela Fette, Gabriel Kuri, Gerold Miller, Renato Nicolodi, Jan van der Ploeg, Martin Pfeifle, Anja Schwörer, Esther Stocker, Sebastian Wickeroth, Lars Wolter.

Curated by the artist group Konsortium (Lars Breuer, Sebastian Freytag, Guido Münch) and Esther Boehle (Ludwig Forum).

Supporters: Stiftung Kunst Kultur und Soziales der Sparda-Bank West, Mondriaan Fund

 Watch the Trailer for DYSTOTAL

 

DYSTOTAL, Installation Views

1603_Dystotal-3326 


1603_Dystotal-3218


1603_Dystotal-3285-klein

 

1603_Dystotal-3252_klein

 

1603_Dystotal-3251_klein

 

1603_Dystotal-3291-klein

 

1603_Dystotal-3377_klein

 

1603_Dystotal-3313_klein
Photos: Carl Brunn / Ludwig Forum Aachen

INFO

Jülicher Straße 97-109
52070 Aachen
Tel. +49 241 1807-104
Fax +49 241 1807-101

info@ludwigforum.de 

Tue, Wed, Fri 12 – 6 pm
Thu 12 – 8 pm
Sat, Sun 11 am – 6 pm
On public holidays 11 am – 6 pm
Mon closed

Closed: 24.12., 25.12., 26.12., 31.12.,
During Carnival Thu & Sun

ATTENTION:
changed opening hours from 01/01/17

Tue–Wed 10 am–5 pm
Thu 10 am–8 pm
Fri–Sun 10 am–5 pm

ADMISSION

Mies van der Rohe.
The MoMA Collages

Admission (10/28/16-02/12/17)
Adults 8 €
Reduced 5 €
Groups starting from 8 persons 5 €/pers.
Everyone under 21 years of age: Free Admission!

 

After 01/01/2017:
Zentis-Day: Every Thursday free admission!

Six for Six- Ticket 14 € (reduced 10 €)
(Centre Charlemagne, Couven-Museum, Internationales Zeitungsmuseum, Suermondt-Ludwig Museum, Ludwig Forum and town hall)