The ocean between

14 April 2018

an exhibition of Melina Hennicker and Michael Schmidt

Opening: Saturday 14 April 2018 3 7 p.m.

Exhibition: 14 April 2018 - 05 May 2018

Program Preview 2018

23 January 2018

In collaboration with the cultural department of the city of Munich and Goethe Institut Taipei and Munich we were able to establish a cooperation with Taipei Artist Village /TAV for the years 2017 - 2019. This comprises a yearly two month residency exchange within the cities Taipei and Munich and solo exhibitions for the Taiwanese and German artists in residence in the Apartment of Art. Taipei Artist Village/TAV runs one of the largest residency programs in Asia and connects through long term cooperation with major institutions of contemporary art in Asia as well as the USA and Europe.

2018 we start the season at April 14th with the exhibition the ocean between of the Munich artist duo Hennicker / Schmidt. In 2017 they went to Taipei within the residency program. The video installation they will show is based on their experiences there. With performative videos and literary depictions of experiences of outland Melina Hennicker and Michael Schmidt ask questions concerning possibilities of translation and comparability of individual experiences. The show will run until May 5th.


Photo: Hennicker/Schmidt

At May 12th an exhibition is opened in collaboration with Nina Holm from Munich art space Kunstraum, which is to be conceived of two locations in Munich. Works from the young Hong Kong artist Isaac Chong Wai, temporarily living in Berlin, will be shown. Starting by a video installation in the Apartment of Art, running until June 8, and connecting with regards to content directly to the installations by Isaac Chong Wai shown in Kunstraum starting at May 30th. The overlapping of one week offers the possibility to discover the content wise connections. We very much look forward to this cooperation.


Photo: Isaac Chong Wai

On June 1st Taiwanese painter, sound and installation artist Liu Chih-Hung will start his two month residency in Munich. Being 33 years old, he is part of the younger generation of artists in Taiwan. With his project texture of sounds - the sound geography of… he received the Munich residency out of more than 70 applicants in Taipei. After holding exhibitions in Japan, Taiwan, Philippines and Malaysia he will develop the project to a further step in Munich. We cannot give a hint how it will be, as we do not know more ourselves, but we are very exited. The exhibition will start on June 29th and run till July 27th.


Photo: Liu Chih-Hung

Right after the summer break in August we´ll open our last exhibition of the season 2018 on September 15th with 1987 born Anne Pfeifer from Munich. 2017 she graduated from Munich’s art university AdbK. Her work focuses on a connection of sound an kinetics. By restrained means and a certain understatement she succeeds in implying vividness and transitiveness. The exhibition runs until October 12th.


Photo: Anne Pfeifer