photos for the magazine PANNOrama:
a view as usual from top of the hill: Karl Prantl´s sculpture Stein für Josef Matthias Hauer, head & guard of the sculpture-garden on the hills of St. Margarethen in Burgenland at evening of the opening of the exhibition aufi_obi_umedrum staged by young German artists.
same time on the other side of the hill: a new con/temporary sight these days: Sybille Walenciak, o.T.
lecturer Jochen Breme refering on a work arranged by Ramon Muggli & used as artificial basis by Nadine Luchsinger´s papillon dancé
Nadine Luchsinger, part of her ensemble danse, papillon, danse
Maria Zink: parts of her metal-shield-crowd she called verzinkt
Astrid Hammer´s wood-louse & an invasion of its species upon the hill
Sarah Echterhoff´s blue line runs around the stonecones of the Japanese sculptor Kengiro Azuma, erected in 1971. Karl Prantl´s comment to Echterhoff´s installation around the work of one of his colleagues in the 70´s of last century: “these lines come from the blue of heaven”
the two stonemasons in tradition: Ramon Muggli & Jannis Mutschler
view through Jannis Mutschler´s Himmel und Erde to the object of Tina Schneider
Tina Schneider o.T., made of old rusty barrel hoops
Ramon Muggli, o.T., “an open room in a landscape” was his aim, Jochen Breme spoke about “a passe- partout around a natural stone”
at first hidden: Jana Mertens´ beinlich besetzt & then obviously on top:
Karl Prantl leaving Hubertus Mexner´s reed-tower (o.T.) after a visit inside
Lena Oswald, mobile
Merle Richter, Passformen, photos of her performance with that modules the day after the opening you may see here
Kaline Zimmermann, An die Sehnsucht with a touch of painting in the fields
Nadine Luchsinger & Hubertus Meixner, their straw- & reed-sculptures at state of work
some of 16 students of Alanus University of Arts & Social Science, Alfter, Germany on the hills of St. Margarethen, Burgenland, Austria. I prepare an article about their artwork on that hill they created as guests of the Symposion for European Sculpture there & post now just some photos from my visits at the workshop & the vernissage last weekend for you to get a short impression. please take meanwhile a look here: Bildhauersymposion St. Margarethen (posted by artstage in German) & a glimpse to my recent post German artists settle in an Austrian bunker below too.
all photos: René Desor