Temporary Relocation

Temporary Relocation | The Bronner Residency

Curated by Dr. Aya Lurie, Katharina Klang, Orit Bulgaru, Tal Bechler
May 30, 2015 - Aug 15, 2015

In the past decade, art residency programs have become increasingly popular. A myriad of special programs for artists and curators are available all around the world.
Residency programs offer a dual experience – which may be highly productive – of wandering and detachment from one’s familiar routines coupled with temporary reestablishment of new work routines in unfamiliar settings while becoming intimately acquainted with another place and culture. The twelve artists featured in the current exhibition have all taken part in the Bronner Residency program. Selected by professional committees, each traveled from Israel to Düsseldorf or from Germany to Tel Aviv, where they lived and worked for several months. All present new projects affected by their residency, created especially for the exhibition. This year we mark the fiftieth anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Israel and Germany. The exhibition reflects our belief in an open cultural dialogue and collaboration. In 2016 it will be on view, with slightly different emphases, at the KIT – Kunst im Tunnel in Düsseldorf.

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