"Transcorporeality" Exhibit at Museum Ludwig, Cologne, 9/2019-1/2020
July 30, 2019
I am pleased to learn of this art exhibit based on my work! I hope I can see it.
"EXHIBITION: HERE AND NOW at Museum LudwigTranscorporealities9/21/2019 – 1/19/2020Under the title Transcorporealities, the fifth exhibition in the HERE AND NOW at Museum Ludwig series is dedicated to the complexity of corporeality. Certain new materialist and posthumanist theories assume that all bodies are porous, open systems that constantly interchange with other bodies and their environment. This idea of “transcorporeality” could also be applied to the museum: instead of a hermetic fortress and temple of an art-historical canon, it can be understood as a permeable body that defines and transforms itself as a living organism in a perpetual metabolic process through external influences. In this sense, the exhibition will activate a transitional space of the museum: international artists and collectives will turn the foyer into a nimble exhibition space with a stage for performance, dance, artistic research, discussion, and dialogue. All works and contributions are linked by an examination of corporeal processes of transformation and the permeable boundaries between nature and culture, humans and machines, or individuals and the environment."