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Love Song Sing-Along

Art | February 1, 2020 |

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Image courtesy of the artist, Temnikova & Kasela Gallery und / and Koppe Astner Gallery

Love Song Sing-Along, Kris Lemsalu Malone & Kyp Malone Lemsalu
KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
February 29 – May 03, 2020

KW Institute for Contemporary Art is pleased to present the first institutional exhibition by Estonian artist Kris Lemsalu (born in 1985, EE) in Germany. Kris Lemsalu creates sculptures, installations, and performances that fuse the animal kingdom with humankind, nature with the artificial, and beauty with repulsion, lightness with gravity, and life with death. She combines animal bodies and porcelain objects with found (natural) material such as furs, leather, seashells, wool, or paper in theatrical installations that whisk us off into a world of fantastic imagination.

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Image courtesy of Künstlerin / the artist. Photo: Mark Blower

Endeavoring to erase any distance between herself and her objects, the artist also uses her installations as stages for performance pieces in which her sculptures become an integral part of her attire. Her works carry the memory of local mythologies onto the surfaces of objects that resemble artifacts and byproducts of contemporary civilization. Since Performa 17, Kris Lemsalu has collaborated with New York-based artist and multi instrumentalist Kyp Malone (born in 1973, US) to create enhanced installations and performances encompassing sculpture, ceramics, animation, performative elements as well as music and sound.

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Image courtesy of Künstlerin / the artist, Temnikova & Kasela Gallery und / and Koppe Astner Gallery

The exhibition at KW presents a newly conceived body of work as a continuation of the multifaceted collaboration between the-in the meantime married-duo. The large-scale installation will take up the entire third floor and will serve as an environment for several performances in which the lines between objects, bodies, and action are blurred in order to create an enlivened spatial continuum.

more. www.kw-berlin.de

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Image courtesy of Künstlerin / the artist und/ and Koppe Astner, Glasgow; Temnikova and Kasela, Tallinn. Photo: Julien Gremaud
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Image courtesy of Künstlerin / the artist. Photo: Mark Blower
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Image courtesy of Künstlerin / the artist. Photo: Mark Blower
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Image courtesy of Künstlerin / the artist
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image courtesy of Kris Lemsalu, Going Going, Performance auf der / at Performa 2017. Photo: Paula Court
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Image courtesy of Künstlerin / the artist
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Image courtesy of Kris Lemsalu Malone & Kyp Malone Lemsalu, 2019. Photo: Eric Martin
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Image courtesy of Kris Lemsalu, Potrait. Photo: Alfred Weidinger
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Image courtesy of Kris Lemsalu, Potrait 1. Photo: Johanna Ulfsak
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Image courtesy of Kris Lemsalu, Portrait. Photo: Edith Karlson
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IMage courtesy of Kris Lemsalu, Portrait 2. Photo: Johanna Ulfsak
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Image courtesy of Künstlerin / the artist und / and Koppe Astner, Glasgow. Photo: Nikolaus Weitzer

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