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Saturday, 7 April 2018 to Thursday, 24 May 2018
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Saturday, 7 April 2018 -
6:00am to 10:00pm

Central to Selma Webers work approach is the archive. The archive serves her as material, is both a resource and an aesthetic reference and often forms the starting point for the artistic interventions of Selma Weber.

In a time where digital archives seem to be the focus of attention and concepts like data mining are promising to open up new business fields, Selma Weber is approaching the archive in a supposedly analogous way, creating her own accessible archives in the flood of existing archives that we generally have hardly any access to.

Two archives have been created for the solo exhibition in Bonn. Archive I contains objects, Archive II photographic images. These two archives form the starting point and quarry of the installative and space-related exhibition. A video documentation creates an additional associative level, balancing – in the truest sense of the word – between the two archives, thus opening up a multi-layered field of tension in references and networks for the individual data mining of the exhibition visitors.

 

 

Supported by the Department of Culture Basel Stadt (CH) 

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1958 born in Rorschach (CH), Selma Weber lives and works since 1981 in Basel (CH), where she also studied art.

Her works have been shown in solo and group shows in institutions like the Swiss Institute, New York (USA), the Kunsthalle Basel (CH), Westwerk, Hamburg (GER), Kunstmuseum Olten (CH), Forum Vebikus, Schaffhausen (CH), Kunstraum Riehen (CH) , Fabrikculture, Hégenheim (F), Kunsthalle Palazzo Liestal (CH), Kaskadenkondensator Basel (CH), Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel (CH), Kunsthaus Baselland, Muttenz (CH) or Weltraum, Basel (CH).

Works by Selma Weber are part of the following institutional collections  Kunstverein Weil am Rhein (CH), collection of Helvetia Insurance (CH), Kunstkredit Basel-Stadt (CH),  art collection of Liestal (CH) as well as various private collections.

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DAS ESSZIMMER – space for art+

Mechenstrasse 25

53129 Bonn

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