Karin Sander’s presentation as a part of “The Window” collection facilities on her site-specific work 37°32’13.199″N 126°59’17.352″E, introduced within the street-facing window. Attribute of Sander’s conceptual follow, this work has a tautology at its core; the title of the work additionally names the situation the place it’s put in and constitutes its solely visible manifestation, black vinyl character on the wall spelling out the coordinates of the positioning. The work is radically site-specific, because it can’t exist outdoors this one location with out altering look. On the identical time, it’s endlessly adaptable: when put in at a brand new location, its characters will change, as will its title.
With this gesture of self-referentiality, the work epitomizes central themes of Sander’s oeuvre, specifically partaking with conditions, their social and historic contexts, and creating interventions in present buildings and establishments to supply minimalist works of nice precision.
As well as, a number of works from Sander’s collection of Mailed Work, Patina Work, and Glass Items will probably be introduced all through the opposite rooms of the gallery.
The three tasks introduced underneath the heading “The Window” at Esther Schipper Seoul—Ceal Floyer, Isa Melsheimer, and Karin Sander—every in their very own means, create worlds for us to go to. However the course of the gaze will go each methods: we could also be wanting in, onto a world, however we’re additionally seen.
at Esther Schipper, Seoul
till July 1, 2023