Exhibition-Relay 2020

#Solidarity #FightBack #SunGoesUp

11 Shows, 16 Artists, 2 Guest Curators

curated by Jung Me Chai

 

DISKURS Berlin presents Exhibition-Relay: #Solidarity #FightBack #SunGoesUp every two weeks from July-December 2020, there is a new exhibition in the space as the baton gets passed. Sixteen artists and two guest curators create eleven shows specifically designed to be viewed through the windows of DISKURS Berlin as our doors remain closed. This fast-paced exhibition program aims to support the artists, curators, and creative individuals to fight back against the COVID-19 crisis.

 

 

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INVISIBLE BOUNDARY

Zinu Kim

06.08.-19.08. 

 

 

Exhibition-Relay #Solidarity #FightBack #SunGoesUp / Nr. 3

 

 

Street & Sidewalk Opening Thu 06.08. 7 - 10 pm

 

 

 

Invisible Boundary - Zinu Kim, Installation, 2020

©Courtesy of the Artist & Diskurs Berlin

 

 

 

 

Invisible Boundary is inspired by Seolgyeong, paper cut-outs that can be found at shamanist ritual spaces in Korea. Seolgyeong consists of patterns, letters, and abstract shapes created through the use of special knife cuts. It is a symbol of the boundaries between the invisible world of the soul and the real world. The paper structure has two functions: a decoration for shamanist rituals and a protective line which seals evil souls and ghosts from the real world. 

 

Paper is an essential material throughout the history of painting in Asia. Practically it is used as part of the door in Asian architecture, so it is also considered to be a material that divides space. The paper, when cutting into certain patterns, is décor, an artwork itself, an architectural material, and a symbol of the invisible boundary between the real and invisible world.

 

In this exhibition, Invisible Boundary, Seolgyeong is presented as a paper installation with geometric patterns as well as a reinterpretation of an invisible Korean boundary. These paper cut-outs finally present a metaphor of the moment, facing the fear of invisible beings, religious awe, and an unpredictable future.

 

Zinu Kim: Berlin-based artist. He was born in 1979 in Seoul, South Korea. He studied Asian painting in Seoul and later painting in Hamburg.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exhibition-Relay 2020

#Solidarity #FightBack #SunGoesUp

11 Shows, 16 Artists, 2 Guest Curators

Curator: Jung Me Chai

Assistant Curator: Anna Ratcliffe

 

 

 

 

1.

09.07. - 22.07. ARGUMENT - Birte Bosse & Thomas Rentmeister

settled by Peter Ungeheuer

 

2.

23.07. - 05.08. BASEL 2020 - Lorina Speder

 

3.

06.08. - 19.08. INVISIBLE BOUNDARY - Zinu Kim

 

4.

20.08. - 02.09. DRUMROLL PLEASE… - William Winter

 

5.

03.09. - 16.09. EVERYTHING DIVIDES - Red People: Nikoleta Markovic, Andrej Mircev, Eunseo Yi

 

6.

17.09. - 30.09.  ZWISCHENBERICHT -  Yukiko Jungesblut 

 

7.

01.10. - 14.10. DONNERSTAGS ORCHIDEEN WÄSSERN - Gregor Hildebrandt 

 

8.

15.10. - 28.10. WAITINGROOM - Jeewi Lee & Jay Lee

 

9.

29.10. - 11.11. HYSTERIC C - Hana Yoo

 

10.

12.11. - 25.11. TAPPING, DRESSINGBethan Hughes & Laura Schawelka

curated by Anna Ratcliffe

 

11.

26.11. - 09. 12. LOVEANTIC - Jérôme Chazeix

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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