Artists: Clara Jo and Tiago Romagnani Silveira, Ryszard Wasko
Curator: Anastasia Stein
Vernissage: 3rd March 2012, 7 pm
What do we know and what are the roots of our knowledge?
Plato’s Socrate distinguished between knowing and believing in knowing, while postulating to “know thyself” was a means to foster an understanding of our physical and metaphysical world.
There is no certainty about the authorship or purpose of the wisdom contained within the three maxims at the Temple of Apollo at Delphi, but many things have changed since the time of Plato’s absolutes.
The ways in which we learn about ourselves come from an understanding of the human physique and psyche not as autonomous systems but symbiotic in relation to the worlds of nature and social structures, as a core fragment in the history and imagination of our universe.
Clara Jo and Tiago Romagnani Silveira are both young contemporary conceptual artists working, under the umbrella of Institute für Raumexperimente in Berlin, offer us a glimpse of what they know the world around them feels like.
Ryszard Wasko, celebrated contemporary artist and the driving force behind Construction in Process (1981) and The International Artists' Museum (1989) in Lodz has exhibited at most major art venues. He has worked in a variety of medium including photography, film, video, installation and painting.