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David Smith, „Forging” series of sculptures in progress, Bolton Landing Dock, Lake George, NY, ca. 1956, Estate of David Smith © 2020 Estate of David Smith / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2020 Panel

Transformations in Postwar Sculpture

Alina Szapocznikow, Panel

Hybrid Figurations of the 1960s

Abb. Albert Renger-Patzsch, Marmor an der Lahn (Metamorphit), 1963, Tafel 55, in: „Gestein“, 1966, © Albert Renger-Patzsch / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2020 Talk

Theories of Sculpture in Technological Change

Panel

Materializing Cyberbodies since the 1980s

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Museum Brandhorst
Theresienstraße 35A 80333 München
Panel

Materializing Cyberbodies since the 1980s

  • LanguageEnglish
  • Time of day5:00 PM until 6:45 PM
  • Duration105 minutes
  • RegistrationThe livestream will be available on YouTube.

Description

This panel is dedicated to the 1980s and 1990s, a period in which bodily boundaries were pushed by prosthetic augmentations, the postulated networking in “cyberspace,” and biotechnological modifications and mutations—also towards non-human artefacts and species. Artists and theorists questioned the social and political narratives of body and identity. They recast the understanding of the perceiving body as a sentient one. The expansive practices of visual simulation affected notions of corporeality. Sculpture’s relationship to analog and virtual space also changed, with the former threatening to merge into the latter. Against this background, the sculptural examination of the body in its mutable, fragmentary, and commodified forms took on renewed significance.

 

Fig.: Tishan Hsu, Autopsy, 1988, Installation view at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, 2019, Private collection


Speakers Jeannine Tang | Subject to Security: Tishan Hsu and Julia Scher Marie-Luise Angerer | “Body Options Revised”: From Cyborg Enhancement to Sensitive Entanglement


Chair Franziska Linhardt

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