TOTEM and TABOO15. Jan2012
During the time while Vienna Design Week was taking place at the MuseumsQuartier, another exhibition Totem and Taboo was shown as part of the ‘quartier21’ series ‘freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL’, a cooperative effort with the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs and partners at home and abroad.
TOTEM AND TABOO or Complexity and Relationships Between Art and Design examines the interrelationships between art and design, and also the strategies employed by artists and designers in the bordering and overlapping areas of their respective disciplines.
The exibition was displayed during October-November 2011 and it was curated by Elena Agudio, Bessaam El–Asmar, Tido von Oppeln, and Alexandra Waldburg-Wolfegg.
Artists: Øystein Aasan, Stephane Barbier Bouvet, Paolo Chiasera, Jan De Cock, Martino Gamper, Jeppe Hein, Kueng Caputo, Lisa Lapinski, Rodney LaTourelle & Louise Witthoeft, Kai Linke, Studio Makkink & Bey, Michaela Meise, Mirko Mielke, Manfred Pernice, Gianni Pettena, Bertjan Pot, Stefan Sagmeister, Andrea Sala, Joe Scanlan, Clemence Seilles, Judith Seng & Alex Valder, Jerszy Seymour, Florian Slotawa, Albert Weis, Johannes Wohnseifer, and Heimo Zobernig
Photos by Patrick Moraras.