Patricia Piccinini

Embracing the Future

“This wilderness is my universe!” (Patricia Piccinini, 2018)

Australian artist Patricia Piccinini lets us explore the future. The artist’s world is teeming with hybrid creatures that could have been given life through the most recent digital and biotechnological possibilities. The extensive overview addresses relevant social questions on techno-scientific discourses from a feminist perspective. The reception of Piccinini’s hybrids oscillates between fascination and discomfort, through which the viewer not only experiences the future, but also begins to question his own human existence. The selection of approximately 42 exhibits consists not only of sculptures and installations but also of videos and collages in order to present the wide range of Piccinini’s œuvre.

Exhibition objects: A well-balanced selection of approx. 42 exhibits (sculptures, installations, collages and film)
Exhibition space: Approx. 1000 square meters (adjustable in size)
Exhibition catalog: German, English, Danish

Exhibition venues:
ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Denmark, February 8, 2019 – September 8, 2019
Borås Konstmuseum, Sweden, February 8, 2020 – August 30, 2020
Kunsthalle Krems, Austria, March 27, 2021 – October 3, 2021
Center of Contemporary Art Toruń, Poland, October 29, 2021 – April 10, 2022
ArtScience Museum, Singapore, August 5, 2022 – January 29, 2023
Kunsthal Rotterdam, The Netherlands, February 25, 2023 – June 4, 2023
Kunsthalle “Talstrasse” Halle (Saale), Germany, March 22, 2024 – June 30, 2024

 

 

Patricia Piccinini, Kindred, 2018
© Courtesy of the artist

Patricia Piccinini with her sculpture The Bond, 2016
© Courtesy of the artist

Installation views Patricia Piccinini. Omfamna framtiden, 8 February – 30 August 2020, Borås Konstmuseum, Sweden
© Peter Hennessey and Borås Konstmuseum

Installation views Patricia Piccinini. Omfamna framtiden, 8 February – 30 August 2020, Borås Konstmuseum, Sweden
© Peter Hennessey and Borås Konstmuseum

Installation views Patricia Piccinini. Omfamna framtiden, 8 February – 30 August 2020, Borås Konstmuseum, Sweden
© Peter Hennessey and Borås Konstmuseum

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