Stephanie Hanna zu Thun und Lassen works deal with the social environment and naturalized habits of our consumer society and its power relations.
In the installation Gegenwartsverstopfung: Das Plastik starrt zurück, 2020 on the theme of freedom and dictatorship I the wall she fills the wall with multi-functional boxes, which are used for example at the weekly market for mushrooms, and transforms them into showcases of about 70 assemblages. In some cases, traces of the labels can still be found; various packaging materials, found objects, pieces of plastic, small plastic objects are transformed into shapes, figures that stare at you as if they were alive with eyes. Therefore also the chosen title: The plastic stares back (Das Plastik starrt zurück).
Kindly supported by: Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Europa as part of the project 11 years of arT and impulsE at G.A.S-station Berlin + Between freedom and dictatorship | the wall
Opening hours: Wednesday/Thursday/Friday 2-6 p.m.
Note regarding Covid19 guidelines: Vernissages and events are unfortunately not yet possible at the moment, but visits to exhibitions are possible. To make sure that the visit is safe and as pleasant as possible for everyone, we will pay close attention to the current hygiene regulations and contact restrictions: When entering the exhibition rooms, we ask you to wear a nose-mouth protection and to keep at least 1.5 m distance to other visitors who do not live in the same household.
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