mit Maria Semmer, Galerie im Burggarten, Rothenburg o. d. Tauber, 2019
An exhibition of 20 artists, at Kühnemannstr. 51 for Berlin Art Week, Sept. 11-15 2019 by curator Almut Hüfler. Pictures by Klaus Mellenthin
Indrani Ashe (USA), Kris Douglas (USA), Ulrike Gerst (D), Tetiana Kashkarova (UA), Shannon Lewis (GB), Gaia Vittoria Marturano (IT), Tayoh Mori (Japan), Amalia Mourad (USA), Kuisoon Park (Südkorea), Kolja Amanda Richard (D), Nikola Richard (D), Nicola Rubinstein (D), Bettina Semmer (D), Diana Sprenger & Euan Williams (D/UK), Christina Tantsekidou (RUS/GR), Kiomi + Tetsuhiro Uozumi (Japan), Mana Urakami (Japan), Florian Wolf (D).
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Monika Funke Stern und Bettina Semmer
zeigen Gemälde, Filme, Installationen
ERÖFFNUNG Donnerstag, 06. Juni 2019, 19:00 Uhr
BEGRÜSSUNG Jutta Pelz, Vorsitzende des BVBK e.V.
AUSSTELLUNGSDAUER 07. Juni – 07. Juli 2019
„Hexen – weibliche Selbstbestimmung“ von Bettina Semmer
27. Juni 2019, 17:00 – 18.30 Uhr Vortrag mit Diskussion
ÖFFNUNGSZEITEN Mi. – Fr. 11 – 17 Uhr, Sa. / So. 12 – 16 Uhr
“Sensual – Hypersensual”
Monika Funke Stern and Bettina Semmer are showing
Paintings, films, installations
OPENING Thursday, 06 June 2019, 19:00
WELCOME SPEECH Jutta Pelz, Chairman of BVBK e.V.
EXHIBITION DATE 07th June – 07th July 2019
“Witches – female self-determination”
June 27, 2019, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm – a lecture by Bettina Semmerwith discussion
OPENING HOURS Wed – Fri 11am – 5pm, Sat./Saturday 12am – 4pm
PNN – Artikel von Sarah Kugler
A series of works based on old masters, feminist texts and body prints
Images and iconography in funerary contexts, and the ubiquity of her Phrygian name Matar (“Mother”), suggest that she was a mediator between the “boundaries of the known and unknown”: the civilized and the wild, the worlds of the living and the dead. Her association with hawks, lions, and the stone of the mountainous landscape of the Anatolian wilderness, seem to characterize her as mother of the land in its untrammeled natural state, with power to rule, moderate or soften its latent ferocity, and to control its potential threats to a settled, civilized life.
Stencils of famous walls, sprayed upon ruined houses in the refugee camps of Western Sahara. #artifariti2017
The ruins of people's houses were caused by the heavy rainfalls of 2015, where adobe brick crumbled like sugar cubes under water. Not only the housing but food and medicine were destroyed, in some cases up to 95%. The mural of Mariem Hassan made by me in 2015 on the outside of the women's union (UNMS) in the center of Boujdour, Tindouf, Algeria, was altered with the same stencils.