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Sensory Spaces 9 - Beni Bischof

from June 18 2016 until October 2 2016

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Sensory Spaces is a series of commissioned solo projects presented in the Willem van der Vorm Gallery, located in the freely accessible exhibition space in the museum’s entrance hall. Artists are invited to respond to the architectural qualities of the space, emphasizing notions of transformation and surprise.

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen invited Swiss artist Beni Bischof for the ninth edition of Sensory Spaces.

Beni Bischof is the ultimate mix and matcher: in all his work he combines and adapts existing images, texts and situations. His work can be read as an ironic commentary on the banality of everyday life. And he doesn’t spare his own kind. He finds inspiration in everyday objects like dime novels, fashion, magazines, advertisements, but also in the virtual world.

For Sensory Spaces, Bischof has created a disorienting installation in which the visitor enters a system of corridors that lead to yet more corridors, with open and closed doors leading to chaotic spaces. In the three-dimensional installation all of the different media that Bischof is working with are being represented, also his passion – painting – can be found here.

Bischof’s installation can be viewed as a house to accommodate his ideas and works. Therefore it functions as a gesamtkunstwerk: an interplay of various art forms.

 

ARTtube

Watch the ARTtube video about Sensory Spaces 9 - Beni Bischof here:
 
 


 

Where

Sensory Spaces 9 - Beni Bischof is on view at gallery A on the first floor.

Series Sensory Spaces

Sensory Spaces 1 - Oscar Tuazon
Sensory Spaces 2 - Sabine Hornig
Sensory Spaces 3 - Elad Lassry
Sensory Spaces 4 - Liu Wei
Sensory Spaces 5 - Siobhán Hapaska
Sensory Spaces 6 - Sara VanDerBeek
Sensory Spaces 7 - Aleksandra Domanovic 
Sensory Spaces 8 - Mike Nelson
Sensory Spaces 9 - Beni Bischof
Sensory Spaces 10 - Olaf Nicolai

With thanks to

This exhibition is supported by Ammodo.