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Sans titre (Pi├Ęce pour Hellerau)
Veit Stratmann

Painted metal tubes, 100 x 100 x 1000 cm

Commande publique of the Ministère de la culture et de la communication helped by the Centre national des arts plastiques - Cnap (deposit of the Cnap/Fnac) in 1996

Born in Bochum in Germany in 1960, Veit Stratmann lives and works in Paris in France. 

For Veit Stratmann, the work of art is not something that is finished. The work remains unfinished because above all else it is a tool, an architectural mechanism, a game ...

Untitled (Piece for Hellerau) is a machine that invites the spectator to take a stance, to express a desire. It constitutes a materialization and a discussion of the concepts that gave rise to the place for which it was conceived (a building sheltering an old Soviet military installation in the Hellerau district in Dresden). The structure can be installed wherever the function corresponds to one or more points of the content that are put forward for discussion by the piece. The work is only considered entire to the extent that it is used by the spectator. 

 

Copyright: André Morin


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