We are very happy to invite you this coming Sunday, May 18, at 8 pm to our studio to a screening of works by Philipp Gufler.
Although originally video installations, on Sunday we will only be able to present single screen projections, but Philipp, who will be joining us, can tell us a few words about the pieces.
Looking forward to seeing you,
Dora Economou, Philipp Gufler, Anja Kirschner
Basement Surgery (behind the guardhouse of the American Embassy)
IMAGINARY MASCULINITY & PROJECTION OF THE CRISIS
In Imaginary Masculinity (2012, 23 min), Philipp works with portrayed examples of masculinity from art history and popular culture and discusses the practices and tactics behind them.
Bringing together archive materials and objects Projection on the Crisis (Gauweilereien in Munich) (2014, 34 min) reflects on the beginning of the AIDS crisis in Munich in the 80s, the ways the state managed it, and how this has been informing the cultural production up to date.
Philipp Gufler is an artist based in Munich, whose oeuvre spans various media (graphic and print to performances and video installations). Representation and Identity, especially gendered identity, are recurring motifs in his works. From 2009 to 2012 he was part of the artist collective Salong. His works were shown amongst others in Amsterdam, Berlin, Equador, Munich and Karlsruhe.