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“Eskalation” by Alexandra Bircken

"Eskalation" by Alexandra Bircken

Artist: Alexandra Bircken (Germany)
Title: Eskalation
Year: 2014-2016
Exhibition: STRETCH, 2016
Installation view at: Kunstverein Hannover
Photo Credits: Raimund Zakowski

Experimenting with material as well as with the body is the point of departure and defines the artistic work of Alexandra Bircken (*1967, lives in Cologne). Her sculptural works are of different, often contrasting nature: plaster models, wax, fragments of store window mannequins and clothing that are used like body parts, as well as structures compacted with wool are woven together to produce set pieces. Bircken’s works stand out due to their auratically charged material presence…
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