Made in China

Wikipedia 24.04.14: City Palace Berlin. (…) Meanwhile, off-site stonemasonry has commenced. Even after accepting that the external reconstruction of all but the eastern facade is to follow the historic original as closely as possible, it is still uncertain how the large amount of masonry can be provided with the limited available funds. There seems to be a strong traditional opposition to casting the figures. The traditional German way of “archaeological reconstruction” by local stonemasons seems impossible both regarding costs and time. A proposal has been made of contracting this work to the effectively mechanised stone carving enterprises in Xiamen, China.




Again we are presenting our book: Pyramides. Birgit Schlieps, Katharina Schmidt. Katalog, 25 x 17,6 cm, 64 Seiten, éditions P, Marseille 2012

The normative, artificial and utopian character of the french holiday resort La Grande Motte, built in the late sixties in a desert-like landscape is the subject for a dialogue between photography and drawing. In both media, the artists follow the movements and motives that they find in the city. These are extracted, compressed, repeated and juxtaposed. The arising frictions and intersections illuminate the specific nature of each other’s expression and different modes of representation.

Also I show a photograph in a handmade silver frame from Alexandra Erlhoff: Pyramides – Grande Pyramide, Éden, 2007/2011, Digital Photo Print, 9,6 x 12 cm, 26 x 32 cm framed, Edition 10+2