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18.05.2024

Artist Talk with Mischa Kuball at Museum fĂĽr Gegenwartskunst Siegen

Thursday, 2024/5/16, 7 - 9 Uhr I Museum fĂĽr Gegenwartskunst Siegen, Siegen /DE

Based on Diangos Hernández's spatial installation “Museum of Shadows”, the Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen is showing an exhibition of the same name with further works from the museum's collections. The exhibition includes works that bring both light and shadow into the rooms of the MGK. In addition to photography, slide projection, video, drawing and sculpture, these include above all artificial light as a medium that becomes the carrier of social, political and cultural stories. From April 12 to June 2, Mischa Kuball's  Kompressor from 1999 will also be on display as part of the …

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17.05.2024

Guest lecture by Mischa Kuball at the AMD Düsseldorf: "Irritation/Geschenk/Aktion - Arbeiten im öffentlichen Raum"

Thursday, 2024/5/23, 5 pm I AMD Akademie Mode & Design, DĂĽsseldorf /DE

In the context of the university event series by Thorsten Gambalat, lecturer at the AMD Akademie Mode & Design, Mischa Kuball will talk about his art in his guest lecture “Irritation/Gift/Action - Works in Public Space”. Due to limited capacity, registration is required at: mail@thorstengambalat.de.

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16.05.2024

Shortlist exhibition for the FBZ art award 2024

2024/5/8 - 2024/7/26 I FBZ Forschungs- und Behandlungszentrum fĂĽr psychische Gesundheit, Bochum /DE

The Forschungs- und Behandlungszentrum für psychische Gesundheit in Bochum (FBZ) has been awarding an annual art prize since 2018, which underlines the important function of the interplay between psyche, art and health in the psychotherapy concept. The “FBZ art award” provides both unknown and renowned artists with a new methodological context. Eight works of art have made it onto the shortlist for this year's FBZ Art Award 2024, including Mischa Kuball's work (u) wie unfinished from 2021. The works will be on display at the FBZ in Bochum's city center from 8 May to 26 July. Mischa Kuball, …

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15.05.2024

"Welten in Bewegung" - 30 years Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg

2024/5/25 - 2024/8/4 I Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg /DE

To mark the 30th anniversary of the Kunstmuseum Wolfburg, the anniversary exhibition “Welten in Bewegung” opens on May 24. The museum celebrates surprising and impressive encounters with the exhibition: A Roman emperor meets an English pop star, Lucas Cranach's Venus meets Benedikte Bjerre's Chicken as well as Cindy Sherman's sex dolls, horse-drawn carriages meet a giant flying machine. Also on display is Mischa Kuball's  making of mnemosyne - after aby warburg from 2021. Mischa Kuball,  making of mnemosyne - after aby warburg, Sammlung Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, 2021 (c) VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, …

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15.05.2024

Opening of the annual exhibition: "Leap of faith: Transmediale Fotografie"

Wednesday, 2024/05/15, 6 - 9 pm | Nordrhein-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Künste, Düsseldorf /DE

As part of this year's “düsseldorf photo +”, the Nordrhein-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Künste is showing the annual exhibition “Leap of faith: Transmediale Fotografie”, thus forming a new, interdisciplinary cross-section of photography that the Academy will be presenting in future. With their works, including Mischa Kuball's series of  CTs from 2011, a total of 23 artists pose questions about contemporary photographic art: Can we still trust contemporary photography in times of artificial intelligence? Has it become a matter of faith? And can it take the risky leap …

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14.05.2024

"Kunst als kritischer Impuls in die Gesellschaft" in the current issue of KUNSTFORUM

KUNSTFORUM International No. 295 April-May 2024

In the current issue of KUNSTFORUM, Wiebke Hahn writes about the artist Mischa Kuball and his work as an artist in public space. Some of the artist's well-known works from the past and present are discussed, such as  refrection house from 1994,  public light / private light from 1998 and  missing link_, the current project on Kasernenstraße in Düsseldorf. Learn more

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13.05.2024

ALETHEA Talks: Interview with Mischa Kuball

ALETHEA Talks.com

ALETHEA Talks is an online magazine with exclusive interviews from the fields of society, politics, lifestyle, art and fashion. The idea behind the talks is to disseminate the views and messages of special people. An interview with the artist Mischa Kuball can now also be read here. Learn more

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06.05.2024

Studio vist at Mischa Kuball's: "Die schwarze Sonne"

KunstArztPraxis - Der die das Kunst-Blog fĂĽr NRW

KunstArztPraxis sees itself as an organ for more visibility of art. The online blog team visited Mischa Kuball in his studio in April 2024 and reports on this in the new article “The black sun. A visit to Mischa Kuball”. Learn more

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07.04.2024

Mischa Kuball on his light art on SWR Kultur

SWR Kultur from April 7, 2024

In the matinee interview for the radio feature “Mischa Kuball: Licht und Schatten” for SWR, the artist talks about working with light as a material and reveals how he became a light artist. Learn more

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13.02.2024

Sound performance by Sonae and Richard Ojijo at Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden

Saturday, 2024/2/10, 6-9 pm | Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden, Wuppertal /DE

As an extension to Mischa Kuball's light installation light_poesis in the Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden, the performance light_sound_poesis will take place in the exhibition rooms on February 10. In this three-hour performance, the two sound artists Sonae and Richard Ojijo will process previously recorded sounds from the sculpture park and transform them into a live electronic set that will resound through the halls used by Mischa Kuball and into the outdoor space of the park. On the occasion of the project, the sculpture park will remain open until 9:30 pm on this day. Admission to the event is …

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12.02.2024

missing link_ in DĂĽsseldorf: WebApp available in six languages

2023/11/09 – 2024/03/15 | Kasernenstraße 67, Düsseldorf/DE

The WebApp accompanying the project is now available via smartphone and desktop in six languages: German, English, Hebrew, French, Russian and Arabic. With missing link_, Mischa Kuball has created a temporary light installation on Kasernenstraße that focuses on the commemoration of the city of Düsseldorf's central synagogue, which was destroyed under National Socialism. The work is intended to give the history of the site a new visibility and offers a resonating space for commemoration and coming together. The project is a cooperation with the Jewish Community of Düsseldorf, the city and the …

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12.02.2024

Mischa Kuball on immersive art

WDR, tagesthemen on 2024/3/31

In more and more exhibitions, the paintings of well-known artists such as Monet, Dalí or Kahlo are projected onto huge surfaces on the wall and floor using projectors and accompanied by music so that viewers can immerse themselves in the works. In the article "Immersive exhibitions - art or spectacle?", WDR asks to what extent such exhibitions can still be described as art. As a conceptual artist who creates projections that can be experienced, such as his installation five planets currently on show at the Museum Folkwang in Essen, Mischa Kuball also has a clear opinion on the fascination of …

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12.02.2024

Galerie Priska Pasquer shows new group exhibition Liminal

2024/2/3 – 2024/4/31 I Priska Pasquer Gallery, Cologne /DE

As the beginning of a new exhibition series, Liminal refers to the transitional or intermediate stages of a process, space or state. Over the course of 2024, the gallery aims to make these transitions tangible as a tension between the real external space and the aesthetic representational space of the artwork. In this first exhibition, the artists address the transition from the analog to the digital world and the immersion in social media, which often only seem to depict reality. Mischa Kuball's works New York Times_June 2020 (2022), dunkle Kammer/dark chamber inverted (after Roland …

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