Mie Olise Kjærgaard

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Fallen Utopia   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Mie Olise Kjærgaard at DUVE Berlin May 1st, 2009 - June 12th, 2009
Posted 6/1/09
"Allegories", Walter Benjamin wrote in 1928, "are, in the realm of thoughts, what ruins are in the realm of things" (178). And, to give his thought a backward reading, ruins have long been taken as allegories: for the unsettling experience of change, for the moment in which man-made creation can no longer resist natures destructive forces. Kjærgaard's work evolves around the existential struggle between work of man and nature at stake within ruins and desolated landscapes - crumbling... [more]
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