EXHIBITION, CONCERT, READING, STREET ACTIVITY, PARTY, PERFORMANCE, THEATRE PIECE, LECTURE, SCREENING, ETC.
JOB, WORKSHOP, INTERNSHIP, COLLABORATION PROJECTS, JOINING A BAND, RESIDENCY, WANTED PROFESSIONAL, ETC.
ARTWORK, PIECE OF MUSIC, VIDEO, PIECE OF POETRY, ILLUSTRATION, SERIES OF PHOTOGRAPHS, CORPORATE DESIGN, ETC.
Manière Noire presents: APPROPRIATING LANGUAGE #4
with ANKE BECKER: ECONOMIC WORDS - MEIN KAPITAL
Conceptual drawings of the Berlin based artist Anke Becker will be on display at Manière Noire. The works originate from to different series which have been developed in parallel: ECONOMIC WORDS and MEIN KAPITAL Both series are connected according to form and content. ECONOMIC WORDS: Is there concealed beauty behind the everyday news of the world of finance and economy? Visual Poetry versus financial crisis? Hidden news and poems appear by erasing single words with a black marker on newspaper-clippings of "The Financial Times". Anke Becker seeks and finds surprisingly beautiful visual poetry beyond capital flows, stock market quotations and international monetary movements. More than 900 of these small sized, poetic drawings exist so far. They are documented in regular intervals on this website: www.economicwords.com
MEIN KAPITAL is a series of abstract ink drawings on detached pages of Karl Marx' book "Das Kapital" (Capital) The book pages are covered with geometrical ink-patterns which are based on the real shapes of coins. Anke Becker creates numerous money patterns by grouping single coins in always different arrangements. Covering the pages with money-patterns Marx' book becomes literally unreadable. The text is complemented and covered by its very own theoretical subject: the money itself, materialized in the shape of the American dollar coins on the single book pages. In this way Anke Becker revaluates and reinterprets the content of Karl Marx' text.
MANIÈRE NOIRE, Waldenserstr. 7A, 10551 Berlin
Opening on Friday, March the 20th, 2015 at 7 PM
Exhibition dates: March 21st – April 17th, 2015
opening hours: Thursdays 9:30 am – 4 pm
and by appointment: firstname.lastname@example.org / 03044703336
Event by Anke Becker
Project by Anke Becker
at Auguststrasse 68
Saturday 22 February 2020 at 12:00h
at Frankfurter Tor 1
Wednesday 22 January 2020 at 19:00h
at Pohlstraße 67
Friday 17 January 2020 at 18:00h