regional exhibition 2009
exhibition in Franzensfeste ǀ myth of freedom = absolute freedom ǀ the aim of the project was to go into the topic of FREEDOM intensively: in multimedia, cultural and socio-political regards; in connection with the commemorative year 1809, as well as the designing of the exhibition and presentation in the recently renewed fortress of Franzensfeste.
Content: choice of the title, central theme, guideline of the topic, production, design, methods of mediation, children’s playground, supporting program, list of artists.
Artists: : marina abramovic, james turrell, gilbert and george, matt mullican, peter fischli, david weiss, antonio riello, tomas fröbel kaeseberg, michael fliri, werner gasser, peter senoner, christoph hinterhuber, walter niedermayr, paul renner, anton christian, christian niccoli.
The vision of freedom as driving force in the human desire for progress.
The understanding of freedom from different perspectives throughout the course of history and among different social structures, as well as between the poles of the individual and the collective.
The current situation serves as focal point; at the same time there will be an attempt to give a prospect of the future. The artists are offered free space within the walls of the fortress.
There shall be border-crossing experiences on both sides.
Through interactive systems, visitors have the possibility of choosing their individual procedure of exploring the exhibition playfully, according to their own interests.