Category: Anne Imhof

Anne Imhof | Psychological Thriller Sculptures

High on the wierd factor, like a psychological thriller movie, German artist Anne Imhof’s Angst II (2016) begins with searing sounds, *boom*, that goes louder and louder, and performers walk on the tight-rope (strangely reminiscent of the 1964 classic film Mary Poppins) or move around, walk up the spiral stairs that go nowhere, in anticipation of something, like they’re warming up.  The gaseous, searing sounds later transform into angelic sounds, *hark*, reminiscent of a cathedral choir,

Angst II (2016)
Angst II (2016)
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Angst II (2016)
performed robotically by the performers, under watchful gaze of a consumer drone, spectators gather around out of the fog. Its increasingly difficult to distinguish the difference between performer and spectator. Perhaps people who have gathered are the artistic types who are more than happy to just jump on ‘stage’ (if there

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