Fridericianum, Kassel. 10 Jun – 17 Sep, 2017.
“Featured Artists: Jannis Kounellis, Yiannis Bouteas, Alexis Akrithakis, Dimitris Alithinos, Kendell Geers, Janine Antoni, Nikos Navridis, Stefanos Tsivopoulos.
The exhibition at the Fridericianum marks the first time the collection of Greece’s National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) is presented in Germany, through a double displacement that renders EMST’s home, the renovated building of the former Fix brewery in Athens, one of the main venues of documenta 14, and the Fridericianum, traditionally the centerpiece of a documenta exhibition, the temporary home of EMST’s collection. With this collaboration, documenta 14 and EMST strengthen each other’s public engagement, captured in documenta 14’s working title Learning from Athens as well as in the museum’s new annual exhibition series, entitled “EMST in the World…”*
documentors: kerry leonard, rudolf fitzgerald-leonard, annika birgel camera: xt1, gh5