It seemed as if there raged a force of nature. In the Frankfurter Kunstverein, it was in the spring of 2019, a composition openwork drywall walls, bent aluminium profiles, translucent wool and hanging down reinforcement fabric. The brute force had, however, a poetic component: The walls and their component parts were here and there with a fine, many-voiced-shimmering color mist covered.
"Protect your neck" is the name of this installation by Max Geisler. She was presented part of the Show "And This Is Us", the eight new positions from the Rhine-Main Region. Its installations, considered Geisler as tread-on image spaces. He can build, say, the 1990-born artist, always site-specific. The drywall walls he built usually by hand. He speaks of the "classic construction worker mentality". The Craft had to him always been.
In the first line, Geisler sees himself as a painter. The walls were a canvas for him. If you don't have to go down it with a sledge hammer and battery-Flex on the walls, told Geisler: "I rage somehow." Destruction and painting would take place in parallel, one by one. It is the impression that was going to Geisler, the solid, sometimes Brutal and the Delicate, Fleeting together. He tries to recognize in the destruction of a creative Moment: "Also bent aluminium profiles I see as a line."Updated Date: 09 July 2020, 15:20