In spring 2023, Haus am Waldsee will present the first comprehensive retrospective of the Berlin artist Margaret Raspé (*1933 in Breslau), who has created a significant body of artistic work in the immediate vicinity of Haus am Waldsee over the past five decades, characterised by an idiosyncratic artistic language that thinks together life, art and work in their everyday conditions. With this exhibition, the Haus am Waldsee tells a radically local art history of global relevance, in which it also sees its own position reflected.
The investigation of perceptual processes is central to Raspé’s work, which, in addition to important film works from the early 1970s and 80s, consists of performances, photo series, sound works and large-scale installations in both indoor and outdoor spaces. By means of ephemeral approaches that react specifically to …
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Image above: Margaret Raspé, Alle Tage wieder – let them swing! (Collage), 1974, Super 8, colour, without sound, 20 min., film still, Courtesy the artist and Deutsche Kinemathek, Berlin