I have no clear answer to why I created the video. Perhaps, and most probably, it is an attempt to satisfy an urge.
I want to tell you guys a story about the different people I met this past year. I want people to feel the same emotions I did in an attempt to make you guys understand a concept which can be very difficult to grasp.
Staying in touch with one’s family is often hard. Even the strongest memories can prove to be false. So why not just take perfectly set-up family portraits and misconstrue them actively by yourself? You can’t put your arms around a memory.
also I like to experiment with society’s ‘wrongness’, I came to realise the word stigmatization could be a powerful tool, yet to me this stigma, if any, is good as it is. Also taboos, if any, are placed rightly as they are. Otherwise, it would cease to be it without them, in which case probably […]
The „homeland“ is hip again! Set the table with Rosenthal tableware, place yourself in the cantilever chair an take a good gulp of the splendid Dallmayr Prodomo coffee, because: 30 years after the fall of Berlin’s wall the cultural industry invites for a festival week to celebrate the peaceful revolution — and commands partying, remembering, […]
Until 2007, Helga Goetze stood in front of Berlin’s Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church every day for twenty-four years to proclaim her credo. The latest exhibition at Delmes & Zander, Cologne is dedicated to the unwavering provocateur.
Two months ago, TISSUE sent me to Telekom Electronic Beats Festival in Bucharest to photograph Umfang for the upcoming TISSUE No. 666fff. From the airport into town, I already fell in love with the city and its weird architecture. Passing by huge empty villas, I immediately knew why they call it “Little Paris”, they even […]
Martin Eder’s series Martyrium depicts naked artists and actors posing in different ways which connect to the notion of zeitgeist as well as to art history. In the commonplace these concepts are hardly seen as intertwined. But often noticed as only loosely connected, they share a dialectic entanglement that should not be overlooked.
When asking Daisuke Hamada about his personal work, he states: “I very often take photographs of flowers and plants”. Perfect! At the TISSUE Lab, we share this deeper love for all sentient beings including flowers and other plants. Yes, flowers are wonderful manifestions of Mother Earth’s perfection. Thanks to Mr. Hamada for sharing this beautiful […]
When our friend Natascha P. of One Mother had the idea that we should talk to DonMonique, she didn‘t know that we were pumping “Pilates” since kindergarten. Yes, Don Dada is part of the TISSUE Lab office playlist from the moment we heard Thirst Trap, the Bronx-Brooklyn-raised MC’s first album from 2015. We met the […]