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post-title Tina Born | EROL | Laura Mars Gallery | 02.06.-30.06.2018

Tina Born | EROL | Laura Mars Gallery | 02.06.-30.06.2018

Tina Born | EROL | Laura Mars Gallery | 02.06.-30.06.2018

Tina Born | EROL | Laura Mars Gallery | 02.06.-30.06.2018

until 30.06. | #2067ARTatBerlin | Laura Mars Gallery currently shows the exhibition “EROL” by the artist Tina Born.

EROL, the third solo exhibition by Tina Born in the Laura Mars Gallery, is a space-related installation that runs through the gallery space.
Based on so-called stick maps, three-dimensional constructions, which were formerly used on the islands of the South Pacific as a navigation aid and reminder, the artist also installs a kind of connection, associative memory and recording system, which pervades the gallery space.

For example, in Polynesian stick charts with shells, stones, snail shells and the like, special fixed points have been marked within the rod construction. Here, different objects are integrated as points of reference or accents into a compound system drawn three-dimensionally into the space and following the architecture of the gallery spaces.

Along the built lines / bars, the visitor encounters, among other things, a horse, time, a book island and the Greek god Tithonos, who was unable to die, shrank more and more and finally turned into a cicada.

These encounters occur in chronological order, similar to a sequence of words that make up a sentence. This sentence could be:
The black horse EROL draws the time, the time before and after, and those we have not (anymore), leading us to an island that bears witness to our hidden yearnings and phantasms, our exploration, incorporation and destructive urges to what is progressively disappearing or already lost.

Tina Born
Born 1968 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Lives and works in Berlin, Germany.
1988-1994 studied visual arts at Hochschule der Künste, Berlin, class of Prof. Dieter Appelt and Prof. Christiane Möbus (Meisterschüler/master degree).

2017 Recherchestipendium Bildende Kunst / Artistic Research Stipend by Senatsverwaltung für Kultur / Senate Department of Culture, Berlin
2015 Godeffroy´s Atlas, Unabhängiger Staat Samoa/ Independent State of Samoa, Polynesien/ Polynesia, gefördert durch das Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen e. V. (ifa)/ supported by the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations
2013 Namibia – koloniale Spurensuche, Namibia, Afrika/ Africa, in Zusammenarbeit mit der Universität Windhoek, Abteilung Bildende Kunst, Mode/ in collaboration with the University of Windhoek, department for visual arts/ fashion, Globaler Kulturaustausch gefördert durch den Regierenden Bürgermeister; Senatsverwaltung für Kultur / Global Exchange Scholarship Funding from the Governing Mayor; Senate Department of Culture, Berlin
2012 Katalogförderung durch den Regierenden Bürgermeister; Senatsverwaltung für Kultur/ Catalogue Funding from the Governing Mayor; Senate Department of Culture, Berlin
2011 Arbeitsaufenthalt/ Work stay, CCA, Andratx, Mallorca, Spanien/ Spain
2009 Auslandsstipendium / Global Cultural Exchange Stipend Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, Frankreich / France, Senatsverwaltung für Kultur / Senate Department of Culture, Berlin
2007 Arbeitsaufenthalt/ Work stay Bali Center for the Arts, Bali Purnati, Sukawati, Bali, Indonesien / Indonesia
2001 Stipendium / Fellowship Villa Aurora, Foundation for European American Relations, Los Angeles, CA. U.S.A.
2000 Grant by the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York, U.S.A.

Vernissage: Friday, 1st June 2018, 7 pm

Exhibition period: Saturday, 2nd June to Saturday, 30st June 2018

Zur Laura Mars Gallery


Image caption: Courtesy of Laura Mars Gallery – Tina Born

ExhibitionTina Born – EROL – Laura Mars Gallery | Galleries Berlin – Zeitgenössische Kunst in Berlin – ART at Berlin

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