Museum Folkwang shows overview of Aernout Mik’s work from the past ten years


ESSEN.- In close cooperation with the Musée du Jeu de Paume in Paris and the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, the Museum Folkwang is organizing a major retrospective of the Dutch artist Aernout Mik. The exhibition initially took place in Paris at the end of March, 2011, in October in Essen and at the beginning of 2012 in Amsterdam. The exhibition shows an overview of his works from the last ten years with a special focus on his more recent film and video productions and those works not yet exhibited in Germany. These include the video installation Communitas, recently made at the Culture Palace in Warsaw at the invitation of the Teatr Dramatyczny and which premiered at the Sao Paulo Biennale in September 2010. For each work and station, the artist developed a specific exhibition structure. A high point of the retrospective in the Museum Folkwang is the new video installation Shifting Sitting, specially made for this p