ANIMAL UTOPIA – Soloshow at 4D Projektort

From 9th – 31th January 2020 BBK LEIPZIG e.V. shows my paintings in a solo exhibition titled ANIMAL UTOPIA at 4D Projektort:

In his paintings Leipzig based artist Hartmut Kiewert shows coexistence of humans and other animals based on equal footing.

Even though there are far more pigs, cows and other so called “farm animals” than humans in Germany, we hardly get to see them. In his imagery Kiewert makes those animals visible in every day life situations. humans and non human animals encounter on equal terms.  Multi-species-Collectives reclaims the streets. Animals show up as agents and thereby questioning the role of mere recources, humans have forced them into.

Since more than 11 years Kiewert deals with the human-animals relationship and shows new perspectives of an new, possible relation we could have to other animals.

At least since the debate about climate crisis livestock breeding has become a focus of critique.
There is a need to change our relation to nature and non human animals radically. It is time to evolve non-anthropozentric perspectives, which also take the needs of other animals in account.

 

Opening:
9th January 2020, 6 pm

Duration:
10th – 31th January 2020

Space:
4D Projektort, Tapetenwerk Haus B, Lützner Straße 91, 04177 Leipzig

Opening hours:
Tue: 1 – 5 pm
Wed – Fri: 2 – 6 pm
and by agreement (fon: 015141238043)

Finissage
Friday, 31th January 2020, 3 pm
Concert by Gal Levy and Shira Bitan

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“The position that non-human animals occupy in our cultural imagination is proof for how easy it is to accept the lower status of some beings without even a second thought.”

― Aph Ko

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