Irmielin Leipzig based artist Francis Hunger – media art, installation, conceptual art, feminism, media history

Catalogue: History has left the building (2012)

  With an essay by Inke Arns, a picture essay by Till Gathmann and Francis Hunger, work descriptions by Fabian Saavedra-Lara, materials by Francis Hunger and photos documenting the exhibition at the Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund. Title: History has left the... continue reading
Tolpa (2012)

Tolpa (2012)

installation / two channel video projection, 22 min / one channel video, 10 min / 3 framed silkscreen prints, 40 × 30 cm, 2012     In his installation Tolpa, Francis Hunger edits and comments on different scenes from films... continue reading
The women who never went into space (2012)

The women who never went into space (2012)

installation / radio play (directed and produced by Rafael Bies, Thomas Jähn, Choir: Vocalconsort, Leipzig, directed by Gregor Meyer), 52 min / capsule, wood, 230 cm diameter / 19 framed images, front: black velvet, back: cosmonaut and astronaut portraits, 40... continue reading

Book: Setun – An inquiry into the Soviet Ternary Computer. (2008)

  Institut für Buchkunst Leipzig, 2007. 200 pages with illustrations, German/ Englisch, ISBN 3-932865-48-0, graphic design by Helmut Voelter, Leipzig | Order here   SETUN. An Inquiry to the Soviet Ternary Computer. (Preface and Bibliography) PDF 250 Kb   The book... continue reading
Victory of the Sun (2011)

Victory of the Sun (2011)

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... continue reading
Song for Henry Ford (2011)

Song for Henry Ford (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... continue reading

Blog: Not Here No There (2011–2015)

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... continue reading
History Exhaustion (2009)

History Exhaustion (2009)

installation     The frame and background of this installation is a narration: Three protagonists, representing different parts of society – the entrepreneurship, social criticism and unionized labour, set off on an expedition, after they receive radio calls from an... continue reading
International Sputnik Day (2007)

International Sputnik Day (2007)

Installation and collaborative Event on Oct. 4, 2007 celebrating the Sputnik launchs’ 50th anniversary Documentation of the collaborative Event at the microsite International Sputnik Day 2007   PDFs of The Sputnik Gazette here…   Exhibition at Galerie Metro, Berlin International Sputnik... continue reading
The Setun Conspiracy (2005)

The Setun Conspiracy (2005)

installation and performance, book publication     Setun. An inquiry into the Soviet ternary computer (2008, book) | Order here Regine Debatty about The Setun Conspiracy     installation & performance view, Kassel, 2006     The SETUN computer was developed in... continue reading

Donna Haraway und Roswitha Scholz haben sich noch nicht getroffen. Sie haben auch noch nicht miteinander über Cyborgs und Wertabspaltung gesprochen. (2003)

poster and text Donna Haraway and Roswitha Scholz haven’t met each other yet, they still haven’t talked about cyborgs and separation of value either. The discussion of Haraways’ (“precarious, female work”) and Scholz’ (“separation of value”) was presented in a... continue reading