The Umbrella Corner series is an exhibition project in 6 chapters conceived and curated by Moritz Küng that run parallel to the gallery’s exhibition program from September 2012 to June 2013. These are chapters 4 and 5.
The Umbrella Corner. Chapter 4. DORA GARCÍA. 26.01 – 01.03.2013
The site-specific works and scenarios of Dora García, conceptual in nature, often draw on interactivity and performance. Through minimal changes, conventions are altered and the smallest signs are read as possible signifiers. García acts like a film director, who tells stories (or simply selects them), unchains a situation, claims a narration or makes us participants in a fictional ‘game’. Dora’s reaction to The Umbrella Corner is a new piece, The Green Door, literally a green wooden door closing the “corner” and at a same time a reference to a variety of sources taken from popular culture and fictional stories.
The Umbrella Corner. Chapter 5. MATT MULLICAN. 19.03 – 26.04.2013
Matt Mullican’s work oscillates between various dualities – reality and fiction, subject and object, the consciousness and the unconscious, the analogue and the digital – to work on our perception, defined less by the objective reality of the visible than by the projection of subjective experience.