21 Apr - 27 May 2017
Group Exhibition
On Photography
Participating artists:
Nanna Abell, Martin Erik Andersen, Peter Bonde, Stig Brøgger, Jean-Marc Bustamante, Andreas Eriksson, Richard Deacon, Basim Magdy, Ian McKeever, Jesper Rasmussen, and Richard Wentworth.

Photography is a total perspective on reality becoming still more widespread not least as a consequence of the rapid development of new technologies. As Susan Sontag writes: "Reality has come to seem more and more like what we are shown by cameras." The camera's perspective on the world has fundamental implications for how we see and convey meaning to reality. It is in this sense a kind of artificial construction that is made to seem transparent. When art takes the form of photographs it often questions the normal readability of photographic subjects. The works in this show combine photographs with other media or logics: imprints, embroidery, performance, paint, chemicals. They are logics that in different ways introduce another phenomology into the experience of looking at photographs. The photograph becomes more like an object. It is not only a framing of a piece of reality, but also in itself a piece of reality, connected to matter, actions and time.

All photos by David Stjernholm.

Artists' profiles


Installation view, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, 2017
Jean-Marc Bustamante, Amanda et Lisa, 2008, silkscreen print on plexiglass, 195 x 274 x 5 cm, unique


Richard Wentworth, Clouds are events. Shadows are history., 2007, giclée prints on glass and aluminium shelf, 43,5 x 276,5 x 3 cm, unique


Installation view, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, 2017


Installation view, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, 2017


Installation view, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, 2017


Installation view, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, 2017


Richard Wentworth, Clouds are events. Shadows are history., 2007, giclée print on glass, 41,7 x 28,6 cm, unique


Andreas Eriksson, Chine, 2017, oil and tempera on wooden panel, 49 x 31,5 cm


Andreas Eriksson, Untitled, 2015, C-print on paper, 49 x 32,5 cm, unique


Basim Magdy, A Population with Empty Buckets for Eyes and Cynical Smiles Considers Fighting Poverty for Redemption, 2015, C-print from chemically altered slide on metallic paper, 97,5 x 97,5 cm, ed. 1/5


Nanna Abell, I do watch porn, but I watch it for the decor, 2016, stearin and fiberglass, 27,5 x 15 x 5,5 cm


Nanna Abell, Vogue perdue (maquillage), 2017, stearin and fiberglass, 27 x 17 x 4 cm


Richard Deacon, Dundee # 2, 2003, C-print, ink and pencil on paper, 46,5 x 70 cm


Ian McKeever, Eagduru 6, 2013, oil and acrylic on canvas and wood, silver gelatin photograph mounted on wood, 51 x 71 cm


Martin Erik Andersen, chair, 2010, embroidery, 90 x 48 cm


Jean-Marc Bustamante, Amanda et Lisa, 2008, silkscreen print on plexiglass, 195 x 274 x 5 cm, unique