Artist John Bock Defies Logic at CAC Malaga


MALAGA.- The Contemporary Art Centre of Málaga is presenting Nöle, the first solo exhibition by the German artist John Bock to be held in Spain. It comprises a selection of films and video installations, some of which have been specially made for the Centre’s Space 2. These works convey the unconventional, at times chaotic spirit of this creative figure who is considered to be one of the most influential members of a generation that includes Jonathan Meese and Matthias Weischer, both of whom have already been the subject of exhibitions at the CAC Málaga. Bock’s work is notable for its theatrical, performative nature in which nothing is what it seems and whose distinctive character makes it difficult to locate within any specific discipline. John Bock’s work reveals the influence of Viennese Actionism, 20th-century avant-garde art and the work of artists such as Paul McCarthy or