4 October 2020 to 17 January 2021
We are currently experiencing a strong shift towards the analogue. Whether it's graphic recording during a session in the office, the hand-written product name on an industrial product or the personal interest in the “hand lettering” workshop, hand drawing is increasingly coming into view again, (also) beyond a means of artistic expression. It is and has always been one of the most important cultural techniques of mankind.
The central question and thesis here is: Are there any phenomena that are only conceivable and possible within (hand) drawing? In eight sections, such as "drawing can construct", "drawing can tell" or "drawing can expose", we pursue this question. Keeping aside artistic hierarchies, architectural designs by Friedensreich Hundertwasser are to be presented alongside modern CAD prints, self-interrogations by Paula Modersohn-Becker are to enter into a dialogue with anonymous self-portraits from Internet platforms such as pinterest, or drawings from the Patent Office are to contrast with animated music videos.