Selected Ambient Works 85-92 by Kalas Liebfried An exhibition curated by Domenico de Chirico at Nir Altman Gallery in Munich
2019 Mar 21

Selected Ambient Works 85-92 by Kalas Liebfried

The title of the exhibition Selected Ambient Works 85-92 clearly refers to the first album by Aphex Twin from 1992 and is a strong reference to Erik Satie’s idea of an ambient ‘music genre’.
Liebfried (b.89) who lives and works in Munich, Germany shares with us both, a space that constantly tells about the existence of time and a time that constantly tells about the existence of space. It is a visceral space-time that tears apart our usual stopping by sterile environments and speaks about their hidden frissons.

The aim of this exhibition is to create not just singular works of art but, rather, a system. It is a construction of gathering elements that seems to be extracted from and worked into the same place where these elements are situated. Thereby, they are collectively reflecting on the traces of unconsciousness and its transitory conditions. This ingrediants reflect upon the relationship between the mind and the object, upon their consanguinity, the graduation of intermediary mediatic spaces, their communicability, the subtle optic cross-references, light and darkness, upon joined oppositions and the upturning of habits. The goal is to open a path towards a new acknowledgement for artistic production as an environmental “method” on its own. What is researched through this alternative paradigm would not figure as the relationship between the artwork and its surrounding environment but rather as one that hands over the microphone to this very same environment.

March 16th – April 27th, 2019
Ringseisstrasse 4 Rgb
80337 München