3 silkscreen prints transferred to digital print, 59,4 × 84,1 cm, 2011 Francis Hunger‘s work Sieg der Sonne (Victory of the Sun) refers to the Russian avant-garde of the early 20th century and quotes symbols from the labour movement. The title is a variation of the Futurist opera Victory over the Sun (1913) of Aleksei… Continue reading Victory of the Sun (2011)
performance Song for Henry Ford (excerpt of the 25 min video performance) This looping, repetitive song is a farewell to Fordism, partly nostalgic, partly sarcastic. Background is the understanding that Fordism and Taylorism led to similar social and technological developments in the »Communist« East and Capitalist West. It turns out that the state centered production… Continue reading Song for Henry Ford (2011)
Since June 2010 there is a research project about art dealing with communism, modernism and the last century in form of a blog, called Nothere. It’s a collection of artists and artworks (about 50 at the moment) that fall into this broad area.