Silvia Bächli: Shift
Pia Müller-Tamm, Ilma Rakusa, Kirsten Claudia Voigt
Kunsthalle Karlsruhe & Kerber Verlag, 2019
Silvia Bächli from Switzerland (*1956) is one of the most renowned draftswomen in the world. In her subtle works and the staging of them, she reflects not only on her medium, but also again and again on how drawings interact in space.
In the exhibition Shift at the Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, the artist is showing works on paper as well as small sculptures for the first time, along with a wall installation developed in cooperation with Eric Hattan. She thus addresses not only drawing as a way of translating perceptions into atmospheres, but also the relationship between head and body, perception and appearance, found object and artistic intervention, single work and group of works, the experience of space and two-dimensionality.
The accompanying publication presents these multifaceted interactions.
Accompanies the exhibition ‘Silvia Bächli: Shift‘, 5 Jul – 29 Sep 2019, Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Germany.