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Daily 12 - 19h
Thur- Sa 12 - 20 h

Upcoming Events

10th Oct. 2015, 15h
Redemption Jokes
Tour with Wilhelm Klotzek

11th Oct. 2015, 15h
Was ist draußen? [2015]
Mari Keski-Korsu: Dedication

15th Oct. 2015, 18h
Was ist draußen? [2015]
2 Openings


A project about deserted islands of the Mediterranean


27 Oktober – 2 Dezember 2012

Opening: 26 October, 19h 

Desertmed is an interdisciplinary research project. The “blind spots” on the European map serve as its subject matter: approximately 300 uninhabited islands in the Mediterranean Sea. A group of artists, architects, writers and theoreticians travelled to about 40 of the —often difficult to access— islands in search of clues, impartially cataloguing information that can be interpreted in multiple ways. The result is a pool of photographs, audio and video recordings,  presented along with further artistic contributions. They examine the myriad ways in which the individual islands are used and - accordingly - their significant political, economic, and historical interrelationships.

Artists: Fabian Bechtle, Bik van der Pol, Leon Kahane, Deborah Ligorio, Stefanos Tsivopoulos, Luca Vitone and the Desertmed Collective: Giulia Di Lenarda, Giuseppe Ielasi, Armin Linke, Amedeo Martegani, Renato Rinaldi, Giovanna Silva with contributions by: Elina Axioti, Giulia Bruno, Daniele Ansidei, Aristide Antonas, Antonia Dika, Laura Fiorio, Stefano Graziani, Franck Leibovici, Donato Ricci

Project Group: Fabian Bechtle, Wilfried Kuehn, Armin Linke, Marina Sorbello, Antje Weitzel