Oliver Ressler: Transnational Capitalism Examined, Border as Method

The Gallery Apart

Via Francesco Negri 43, Roma


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28 September – 26 November 2016This exhibition is now closed
Tuesday to Saturday 3–7pm
Free admission
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Oliver Ressler’s installations and videos uncover uncomfortable truths about contemporary society, shifting the boundaries between art and political activism. This double exhibition, curated by Mike Watson, takes place at the same time in two separate locations: The Gallery Apart and Fondazione Pastificio Cerere.

In Transnational Capitalism Examined: Border as Method hosted at The Gallery Apart, the artist addresses the visible signs of global capitalism, found in social revolts, the economic crisis and migration through a selection of different works, from videos to wallpapers.

Transnational Capitalism Examined: Dancing on Systemically Important Graves, which takes place at the Fondazione Pastificio Cerere, focuses instead on videos specifically, and reveals the more documentary aspects of Ressler’s practice throughout the last thirteen years. See more info on this exhibition.

Image Credits 1–Oliver Ressler, Stranded, 2015, fotografia digitale su alluminio dietro vetro acrilico, 120x80 cm.; 2–Oliver Ressler, Robbery, 2012, film still, 01:31:00; 3–Oliver Ressler, There is not a Flag, 2016, LED light box, 180x87 cm; 4–Martin Krenn & Oliver Ressler, No title, 2004, poster 175x118,5 cm; 5–Oliver Ressler, Emergency Turned Upside-Down, 2016, film still, 00:16:00; 6–Oliver Ressler, The economy is wounded, let it die!, 2016, wallpaper, dimensioni variabili
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