Haltung & Fall. Die Welt im Taumel

With the Performance "Rainbow Action (after Cezary Bodzianowski)" by Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa on June 28, 8.00 p.m.

Jun 29th — Oct 6th, 2019
Marta Herford, Herford

Naufus Ramirez Figueroa

Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa

Beber y leer el arcoiris, 2011

Performance for video

Performance shot
Courtesy the artist; Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf; Proyectos Ultravioleta, Guatemala City


Marta Herford

Curated by

  • Ann Kristin Kreisel

Featured Artists

“Mind your stance!” — In a world that appears to be unravelling, this advice is more topical than ever. In the quest for orientation, a firm position can mean rescue—but it can also mean danger.

The greater the tension, the greater the danger of stumbling and at some stage losing control. Stance and fall are very close to each other. Between political tension and poetic dissolution, the artists play with this contradiction in terms. They develop impressive pictures of the rearing up and falling down of the body, of dancing and stumbling between the positions. The works focus in particular on the dissolution of established movement patterns, the fascination with overcoming physical limitations and the play with flexibility.


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