Juli 2022

15Jul18:0020:31Opening: Martin Maeller. Nervous DustKunstverein Göttingen

Opening: 15.07.2022, 18Uhr


In the exhibition Nervous Dust Martin Maeller examines questions of identity, sensitivity and vulnerability, and addresses the relationship between private and public mourning. He develops his works from personal memories, mythology and pop culture to explore collective experiences of loss, processes of alienation, and the search for belonging.

In his artistic work, Maeller interweaves reality with fiction, revealing not only contradictions, but also blurring notions of social conventions, and at times referring to people who, by virtue of their own identity, see themselves as disconnected from the world. His sculptures function as expressions of queer grief, drawing form and content from nonconforming processes of commemoration. […]

Martin Maeller (*1990) lives and works in Berlin. In 2016, he graduated from the Weißensee Academy of Art Berlin. He has participated in numerous institutional solo and group exhibitions, including at the Neuer Aachener Kunstverein (2022); Dům umění, Brno (2021); the Museum for Sepulchral Culture, Kassel (2020); Basis, Frankfurt (2019); and Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (2018), among others. He was a scholarship recipient of the Tokyo Residency Program of the Mart Stam Society, Berlin in 2019 and of the Alexander Tutsek-Foundation, Munich in 2017.

Curated by Vincent Schier.


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