Alicja Kwade, “Die bewegte Leere des Moments (The Void of the Moment in Motion)“, 2015, installation view at Schirn Frankfurt (© Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, 2015 Photo: Norbert Miguletz). Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt.
“The Void of the Moment in Motion” consists of a rock and an analogue clock, both suspended on rotating ropes, whose movement is reflected by the rotunda’s window gallery that Kwade has turned into a mirror cabinet of sorts. The evanescence of time is thus reflected into infinity, leaving it to the viewers to come to terms with a situation both visible and virtual.
As described by ArtDaily, “The installation by Alicja Kwade at the Schirn Kunsthalle deals with the actual movement of time.”
Here is another captivating video of her work: Alicja Kwade: “Nach Osten”, 2011 / 2014, at the Kunsmuseuem St.Glalen:
QUIET, CONFIDENT, CREATIVE
If there is ever a depiction of an artist as representing “quiet, confident, creativity” it is Alicja Kwade.