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Timur Si-Qin

20150624090330-kw_fire_and_forget_photo_timo_ohler_03 Fire and Forget: Artists Respond to Modern Warfare   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
Marina Abramovic, Ron Amir, Roy Brand, James Bridle, Luis Camnitzer, Mircea Cantor, Joan Castro, Marcelo Cidade, Jem Cohen, Martin Dammann, Chto Delat, Öyvind Fahlström, Harun Farocki, FRANK&ROBBERT/ROBBERT&FRANK, Daniil Galkin, and Keren Yeala Golan, Rudolf Herz, Damien Hirst, Clara Ianni, Emily Jacir, Hunter Jonakin, Joachim Koester, Korpys/Löffler, Barbara Kruger, Armin Linke, Robert Longo, Jazmin Lopez, Kris Martin, Michael Müller, Timo Nasseri, NEOZOON, Katja Novitskova, Tal R, Pipilotti Rist, André ROBILLARD, Julian Röder, Henning Rogge, Martha Rosler, Hrair Sarkissian, Ori Scialom, Timur Si-Qin, Santiago Sierra, Javier Téllez, Ulay, Julius von Bismarck, Sharif Waked, Gillian Wearing, He Xiangyu, Amir Yatziv, Ala Younis at KW Institute for Contemporary Art June 14th - August 30th
Posted 6/24/15

Entering Fire and Forget. On Violence, the viewer passes through two of the four rotating gates in Daniil Galkin’s installation Tourniquet. Beyond this eerie passage, a provocative text speculates on the impact of technology on modern warfare. Its thesis can be characterized as follows: since modern technology has largely emancipated warriors from a traditional active sense of duty—allowing them to literally fire and forget—does this change in confrontation halt the production and... [more]

Interview with Timur Si-Qin  

Berlin, Sept. 2012: An interdisciplinary analysis stemming from overlapping theories in biological science, philosophy and psychology have laid the ground work for Berlin-based artist Timur Si-Qin's object based installations. Culling images and products from a diverse range of media, Si-Qin mediates stock photographs, advertising schemes and everyday objects to pointedly tap into humanity's evolutionary predispositions that drive us. Probing our psyche with subjects as disparate, but nonetheless... [more]

20110715194554-ceccaldi When the Curator Steps Out   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
Nicolas Ceccaldi, Aleksandra Domanovic, Yngve Holen, Keller/Kosmas, Oliver Laric, Marlie Mul, Timur Si-Qin at Tanya Leighton Gallery July 16th, 2011 - August 20th, 2011
Posted 8/14/11

With one of the most consistently thoughtful and boundary-stretching programs in Berlin, I came into Grouped Show with high hopes for Tanya Leighton Gallery’s ability to thoughtfully re-examine the traditional summer exhibition survey, which so often plagues galleries as their least dynamic and most overlooked exhibition of the year. To intervene into the mundane qualities of the traditional summer show, the decision was made to showcase a combination of Tanya Leighton’s emerging and mid-career arti... [more]

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