Drainage systems
Georg Kargl - The box
06/03/2020 - 02/05/2020
Vienna, Austria

Text excerpt:

"The imagination projects intimate images onto the outside world.

The power of imagination isn't so much for creating, but distorting images that are – as Bachelard said – provided by perception. An attempt at freeing us of the first images, at changing the images. Therein also lies the symbolic faculty, and my question on the possibility of changing the statism that seems to settle on symbols.

It was by chance – or by serendipity – that the following happened to me: I found myself staring at a series of little holes I found in the retaining walls on my way through the city.
They’re the drainage systems that drain rainwater.
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Press text: https://www.georgkargl.com/en/box/exhibition/mercedes-mangran-drainage-systems

Photo credits:
kunst-dokumentation
Manuel Carreon Lopez