Das zentrale Organ unserer visuellen Wahrnehmung ist das Auge. Hier werden optische Reize aufgenommen und im Wechselspiel mit dem Gehirn zu relevanten Informationen weiterverarbeitet. Wenn die Funktionen dieses Sinnesorgans eingeschränkt werden, können Sehstörungen entstehen und rasch fehlt einem die Orientierung. Künstler*innen erzeugen oftmals bewusst eine Irritation der visuellen Sinne.
Throughout the year the Belgian artist, Adrien Tirtiaux, runs the “Island at Marta” as a work of art and working space in the midst of the exhibition. Here the visitors are encouraged to become active themselves and learn to literally “grasp” the respective exhibition theme. The design of the room is changed in accordance with the respective exhibition theme. In this interview, the artist talks about the chances and difficulties presented by this concept.
In the Marta exhibition “Deceptive Images”, the atmospheric work of Dirk Braeckman provides some intriguing moments. An essential moment of this work lies in the dark room. In this interview, the artist answers our questions.
In the Marta exhibition “Deceptive Images”, the relationship between artefact and document becomes blurred when we enter into the constructed world of Kelly Richardson’s video work. It blurs – backed by sound – the separating line between reality and fiction. In this interview, the artist answers our questions.
Radenko Milak’s art focuses on the reception of our increasingly confusing reporting and our collective visual memory. One of the artists featured in the Marta exhibition “Deceptive Images”, in this interview Milak answers five questions.
The installations by Anthony McCall look like painting in light. In his works, he breaks open the boundaries of the film genre, and relies on the participation of the visitors. In this interview, the artist of the Marta exhibition “Deceptive Images” answers five questions.
She constructs her pictures in the darkroom based on her visual experiences and impressions: Vittoria Gerardi, artist of the Marta exhibition “Deceptive Images”.
At a time in which images are viewed with ever increasing rapidity and are increasingly replacing language as a means of expression, James White encourages us to decelerate. In this interview he answers five questions on his work in the Marta exhibition “Deceptive Images”.