Beyond the Looking Glass: Alfredo Aceto, Victoria Cantons, Sylvie Fleury, Dorota Gawęda and Eglė Kulbokaitė, Thomas Julier, Klaudia Schifferle, Xu Yang, Sinae Yoo I curated by Doris Son
19 April1 June 2024




Curated by Doris Son

In the group show “Beyond the Looking Glass” – inspired by Lewis Carroll’s “Through the Looking-Glass” – more than 15 works are brought together which address the thematic areas of transformation and metamorphosis, technological interventions, mirrors and reflections. In the overall display within the space, the works stand in a reciprocal action to each other but also directed to the viewers.

The works are situated in a liminal context within the exhibition, encompassing both artificial intelligence -based images, as well as paintings and sculptures that equally address contemporary themes such as self-mediated personalities and compositions reminiscent of classical portraits from art history.

The artworks challenge and reject notions of authenticity and authorship. Bodies are seen as akin to history, landscapes as new realities, and occasionally, they delve into the realm of the grotesque. These works mirror the contemporary world, where digital and physical realities merge, blurring the boundaries between