Exhibitions2015Falling Fictions

Falling Fictions

12 Jun 15

Me Collectors Room Berlin / Olbricht Foundation

The exhibition Falling Fiction was the result of a collaboration between the Olbricht Foundation and three graduate students on the ‘Curating the Contemporary’ Master’s degree programme at London Metropolitan University. An impressive German line-up featured work by the likes of Joseph Beuys, Dieter Roth and Gerhard Richter which were brought together with works by artists like Marcel Dzama, John Isaacs, and Gavin Turk under the theme of ‘Metafiction’.

The programme is run in conjunction with the Whitechapel Gallery, London, under the directorship of Nico de Oliveira. This is the fourth time that the Foundation has invited young curators to develop their own ideas and perspectives on the Olbricht Collection, and to curate a show for me Collectors Room as part of their final degree module.

Featured artists included: Doug Aitken, Joseph Beuys, KP Brehmer, Bazon Brock, Al Chang, Hansjoachim Dietrich, Marcel Dzama, Slawomir Elsner, Claire Fontaine, Imi Giese , KH Hödicke, John Isaacs, Ragnar Kjartansson, André Kertész, Imi Knoebel, Bernd Lohaus, Konrad Lueg, David Ostrowski, Blinky Palermo, Francesco Pedraglio, Sigmar Polke, Gerhard Richter, Diter Roth, Reiner Ruthenbeck, Gerhard Rühm, Jean-Paul Sartre, Tomas Schmit, Gavin Turk, Wolf Vostell, Lawrence Weiner, Stefan Wewerka, Lambert Maria Wintersberger, WOLS and objects from the Wunderkammer