Henrik Olesen: some gay-lesbian artists and / or artists relevant to homo-social culture born between c. 1300-1870 / Sex-Museum 2005-2007

 

2. June 2007  – 12. August 2007

Featuring artworks by:
Judith Hopf   Henrik Olesen

Since the mid-1990s, Henrik Olesen (born 1967 in Denmark, lives and works in Berlin) has used media such as collage, sculpture and minimalistic spatial intervention to investigate the societal constitution and construction of identity and historiography. Through the appropriation of image sources and contextual shifting of apparent implicitness, Olesen probes the associations between homosexuality and its criminalisation in the past as well as in the present. His archival work sheds light on the enduring existence of other homosexual spaces and inscribes homosexual subculture once more into the history of art and culture.

 

Curated by Heike Munder

List of works

Judith Hopf: Türen

Judith Hopf In cooperation with Henrik Olesen

Türen
2007
2 videotapes, doors, wood
Dimensionen variable

Henrik Olesen: Some Gay-Lesbian Artists and/or Artists Relevant to Homo-Social Culture Born between c. 1300–1870

Henrik Olesen

Some Gay-Lesbian Artists and/or Artists Relevant to Homo-Social Culture Born between c. 1300–1870
2007
7 collages (photographic paper on paper), wood, 2 padded chickens, 1 padded rooster
Dimensions variable, collages: 7 parts, each 140 x 600 cm

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