The photographic and filmic works of the Irish artist Gerard Byrne refer back to texts and images, in which social sensitivities and concerns are dealt with in a subtle manner. The spectrum ranges from a conversation with Jean Paul Sartre to interviews in various lifestyle magazines from the 1960s and 1970s dramatically re-enacted by Byrne. The fact that, in retrospect, often very little remain of past visions, even though they still always seem to retain a certain actuality, runs throughout his work like a basic motif.
Curated by Vanessa Joan Müller
The exhibition is supported by