First institutional solo exhibition of work by Mariechen Danz opens in Bremen


BREMEN.- “How to know?” sings German-Irish artist Mariechen Danz (born 1980 in Dublin, currently living in Berlin) in one of her performances. This question turns out to be central to her entire artistic practice. Knowledge in all its myriad facets – its production, history, appearance in different cultures and sciences, communication, objectivity, use as an instrument of power – form the core of her work. Danz’ work extends across the disciplines of drawing, installation, photography, performance and music. In cooperation with the Kunstverein Göttingen, the GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst in Bremen presents the first institutional solo-exhibition of work by Mariechen Danz to unite her various fields of practice. Staged across two sites, the collaboration between these two institutions will reflect the artist’s processual approach to art-making, as Danz builds