Exhibition: MEMORYLOSS—Works by the Inaugural CARTA-Bauhaus International Exchange Artist, Markus Hoffmann
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Friday, November 15, 2019 to 5:00pm
MBUS - Miami Beach Urban Studios, Hall Gallery
420 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139
MEMORYLOSS is the first exhibition in Miami of Markus Hoffmann, the inaugural CARTA-Bauhaus International Exchange Artist.
Exhibition Statement by Markus Hoffmann:
“Over the last centuries, humankind has put processes in motion leading to developments for which we no longer have any standards by which to judge them. When humankind itself becomes a natural force – or that which we understood to be nature is now made by humans – then the dualism of nature/culture subject/object no longer function in the accustomed fashion.” (Bernd M. Scherer, Textures of the Anthropocene)
Using radioactivity, rare earth minerals, ocean acidification, carbon dioxide, and other Anthropocenic phenomena as a guiding themes, I have explored how humans have permanently changed the planet. Hovering at the interfaces of science and art, my work and site-specific installations deal with mans’ creation and utilisation of Anthropocenic forces, which have altered forever both nature and the social psyche.
With the support of Miami Beach Department of Tourism and Cultural Development, Office of Cultural Affairs, and the Miami Beach Mayor and City Commissioners.