March 09 – March 22, 2020
In cooperation with Kunsthalle Wien as part of the exhibition
…bread, wine, cars, security and peace
Andreas Siekmann’s work addresses the effects of economic developments as well as the processes of gentrification and privatization. In his drawings, models, videos, exhibition projects and works in public space Siekmann critically displays prevailing power relations and conceives utopian counter-models. He regularly publishes in magazines, such as Springerin and Texte zur Kunst.
Together with Alice Creischer, Siekmann realized curatorial projects i.e. The Potosi Principle, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid (2010), House of World Cultures, Berlin, Museo Nacional de Arte, La Paz, (2011); Exargentina – Steps to Escape from Work to Do, Museum Ludwig Cologne (2004), Palais de Glace Buenos Aires (2006); Violence is the Edge of All Things, Generali Foundation, Vienna (2002). In addition to various solo exhibitions, including the LWL Museum, Münster (2016); Abteiberg Museum, Mönchengladbach (2012); Gustav Lübcke Museum, Hamm (2010); Portikus, Frankfurt (1999); Barbara Weiss Gallery, Berlin (2017, 2014, 2008), his work was part of the International Biennial of Contemporary Art of South America, Bueneos Aires (2017); the 13th Istanbul Biennale (2013); Documenta 12 (2007) and Documenta 11 (2002); and the 50th Venice Biennale (2003).