Imprint / Data Privacy

DISPROOF DOES NOT EQUAL DISBELIEF

Solo show by Michael Stevenson.

The exhibition Disproof Does Not Equal Disbelief by the Berlin-based artist Michael Stevenson (born in 1964, NZ) is an unconventional invocation of his practice over the past 35 years. Since the 1980s Stevenson has developed an artistic language that operates at the juncture of economy, technology, education, and faith, exploring the infrastructural systems that condition these disciplines and their entanglement. The exhibition marks Stevenson’s first institutional solo exhibition in Berlin and presents a focused revision of his work, in which early paintings are brought into dialogue with more recent, expansive installations.

Fragmentation is the logic of display for Stevenson’s older bodies of work, which together suggest that our lives take place in the boneyards of industry. Navigation through the galleries is based on an analogy—that of a great fish or a whale’s digestive tract. In this way, the architecture becomes a corpus and, by extension, the contents therein, on the floor, on the wall, studies in its entrails. With this exhibition, Stevenson provides insights from the belly of our constructed world, thereby raising the awareness that challenging rational theories does not automatically and irrevocably equal disbelief.


Curator: Anna Gritz
Assistant Curator: Léon Kruijswijk


Disproof Does Not Equal Disbelief is being presented in partnership with the institution Kunstinstituut Melly (Formerly known as Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art) in Rotterdam, where a previous iteration was presented from September 20, 2020 – February 14, 2021. 

TO THE PROGRAM HERE

Google Maps will set a marketing cookie if you allow to display the map from Google Maps. For more information see our Data Privacy Statement.

Click to display the Google Map.

Post your comment

* will not be published

Comments

No one has commented on this page yet.

Cookies

+

Google Analytics
To improve our website for you, please allow us to use the services of Google Analytics, what includes allowing a cookie from Google Analytics to be set.

 Basic cookies, which are necessary for the corrent function of the website, will always be set. For instance, there will be a cookie storing your cookie settings.

The cookie settings can be changed at any time on the Imprint/Date Privacy page.