Galerie Crone Berlin invites you to the book launch Playing with Ludwig / Jouer avec Ludwig by Nikolaus Gansterer & Klaus Speidel on Saturday January the 21st at 4 pm. As part of the exhibition “Strange Wor(l)ds” by the artist Nikolaus Gansterer, there will be an artist talk between him and the philosopher Klaus Speidel.
How do colours relate to memory? How does language relate to the world (and vice versa)? Can the invisible, such as thoughts, atmospheres or pain, be grasped through art? Artist Nikolaus Gansterer and philosopher Klaus Speidel discuss these and similar questions in the newly published book Playing with Ludwig /Jouer avec Ludwig, published by Editions Dilecta and Centre d‘art contemporain Les Tanneries. Taking Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations as their starting point, Gansterer and Speidel have developed various works and formats, talking, drawing, assembling or doing all at the same time. Rather than just presenting results, the book documents the joint working process in numerous transcripts, which also reflect the genesis of the book itself. The work opens with a conversation featuring the book’s designer Grégoire Romanet, where the first graphic ideas are discussed. It ends with the dialogue „How to close a book”, which prepares the final series of …
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Image above: Nikolaus Gansterer, I don’t know suddenly this wor(l)d seems strange to me, 2022, Courtesy Galerie Crone, Berlin Wien, Photo: Nikolaus Gansterer