8 Collages, 40×30 cm, Paper, Digital Prints, 2014 This series of collages, featuring brutalist architecture, proposes to add rocket engines below high rise buildings. This enables as many as possible humans to leave the polluted earth in search for a new home to humankind. The work is a comment on silicon valley’s billionaires space travel… Continue reading Ezkapizm (2014)
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 Building Editors: Inke Arns, HMKV Graphic design: Till Gathmann, Leipzig With contributions by: Inke Arns,… Continue reading Catalogue: History has left the building (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 by Dziga Vertov, a historical Soviet film director and contemporary of Sergei Eisenstein. Man with a Movie… Continue reading Tolpa (2012)
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.