Collection on Display: Rituals

 

26. August 2017  –  5. November 2017

Featuring artworks by:
Olaf Breuning   Daniele Buetti   Marvin Gaye Chetwynd   Delia Gonzalez   Douglas Gordon   Mathilde ter Heijne   Ragnar Kjartansson   Seb Patane   Gavin Russom   Hanna Schwarz

The exhibition format «Collection on Display» presents works from the Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst’s collection in a three-part series of thematic shows titled Communities, Rules and Rituals. Building on the previous installments Communities and Rules, Rituals explores the social functions of rituals and the significance of ritual performative actions in contemporary art.

Visitors' guide

List of works

Olaf Breuning: Woman and the Dead

Olaf Breuning

Woman and the Dead
2007
Ceramic, wood
363 x 174 x 73 cm

Daniele Buetti: Looking for Love

Daniele Buetti

Looking for Love
1997–2004
Color photographs, color photographs on aluminum, 3 tables
Ca. 380 x 815 x 130 cm

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd: Walk to Dover

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd

Walk to Dover
2005/2007
Single-channel video on monitor or projection (color, sound)
11:33 min.

Delia Gonzalez: No Way Back

Delia Gonzalez In cooperation with Gavin Russom

No Way Back
2006
Laminate, aluminum, electronic components, loud speakers, MDF-boards
Ca. 180 x 650 x 550 cm

Douglas Gordon: Bootleg (Stoned)

Douglas Gordon

Bootleg (Stoned)
1996
Single-channel video projection on 2 screens (b/w, no sound)
59:51 min. Loop

Mathilde ter Heijne: Experimental Archeology: Ontology of the In-Between

Mathilde ter Heijne

Experimental Archeology: Ontology of the In-Between
2015
Single-channel video projection (color, sound)
59:29 min.

Mathilde ter Heijne: Experimental Archeology: Ontology of the In-Between; G

Mathilde ter Heijne

Experimental Archeology: Ontology of the In-Between; G
2015
Wood-fired ceramic, flight case, perspex, LED strips
115 x 60 x 80 cm

Mathilde ter Heijne: Experimental Archeology: Ontology of the In-Between; I./J.

Mathilde ter Heijne

Experimental Archeology: Ontology of the In-Between; I./J.
2015
Wood-fired ceramics, flight case, aluminum cupboard, perspex, LED strips, minerals
85 x 60 x 30 cm

Ragnar Kjartansson: Schumann Machine

Ragnar Kjartansson

Schumann Machine
2008
Performance documentation in wooden box: Single-channel video on monitor (color, sound), inkjet prints on paper, Vinyl-LP
52:15 min.

Seb Patane: Chariot, Fool, Emperor, Force

Seb Patane

Chariot, Fool, Emperor, Force
2009
Single-channel video projection (color, sound), wood
Dimensions variable

Hanna Schwarz: Give

Hanna Schwarz

Give
2010
Single-channel video projection (16mm film transferred to HD video, color, sound)
4:45 min.

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