Documenta 14: Documenta Halle

Documenta Halle, Kassel. 10 Jun – 17 Sep, 2017.

Featured Artists: Beau Dick, Miriam Cahn, Aboubakar Fofana, Guillermo Galindo, Cecilia Vicuña.

“Beyond its obvious postmodern invocations, documenta Halle seems like a body reclining on the slope that brings visitors from Friedrichsplatz to the Orangerie and Karlsaue park—an organism of steel and glass that heats up in summer and remains cold in winter. When it was inaugurated for documenta 9 in 1992, that edition’s director, Jan Hoet, compared the documenta Halle to the Acropolis in order to encourage citizens of Kassel to be proud of this recent addition to the city. Now, twenty-five years later, facing the Parthenon (of books) thanks to Marta Minujín, documenta Halle is a site of scored and libidinal movement..”*

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documentors: kerry leonard, rudolf fitzgerald-leonard  cameras: xt1, gh5


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