September 28 marked the start of Moderna Museet Malmö’s extensive project, Sensing Nature from Within. Freely inspired by new and old insights into life and matter, and combining art with science and philosophy, the project reflects an intensified search beyond our exploitative culture, towards a new code of ethics. 12 international artists and artist groups are featured in this interdisciplinary exhibition, which also includes a rich program of lectures, discussions, and performances.
Yang’s works are known not only for their diversity of media and methods, but also for their eloquent and unique sculptural
Much of the natural world, from which large parts of humanity have thoroughly tried to distance itself, no longer exists. This realisation is starting to increasingly dawn on us and has resulted in a mounting inclination to reconsider old truths and seek out new ways of living and understanding the world.
In many places today, texts are being written, lectures given, and exhibitions held that in a variety of ways to explore man’s complex relationship to the living earth. Moderna Museet Malmö wants to actively contribute to these important reflections and is therefore presenting Sensing Nature from Within during the fall of 2019 and spring of 2020.
The project combines an international art exhibition with an interdisciplinary programme of seminars, discussions, and performances. It contemplates our role within the living world and explores perception, language, and emotion both within and beyond the human sphere. Ignited by the rising urge to wake up from a millennia-
Artists: Ursula Biemann & Paulo Tavares/ Cecilia Edefalk/ Elisabete Finger & Manuela Eichner/ Hans Hammarskiöld/ Ingela Ihrman/ Anne Duk Hee Jordan/ Tuija Lindström/ Hanna Ljungh/ Hilde Skancke Pedersen/ The Otolith Group/ Shimabuku/ Christine Ödlund.
Curator: Joa Ljungberg
Elisabete Finger & Manuela Eichner, MONSTRA. Performance. Photo: Debby Gram
Exhibition September 28, 2019 -
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