In the recently published issue of the journal Kunstforum International, critic Ingo Arend discusses the current exhibition at Daimler Contemporary and praises the group exhibition of contemporary photography and video art ‘Evoking Reality’ as ‘an exhibition that is both intelligent and subtly curated’.
“‘Evoking Reality’ is a show that is both intelligent and subtly curated. It shines with strong contemporaneity – both in terms of the artists as well as the topics addressed. And the show gets along without the usual suspects in terms of global misery. The title of the show is of beautiful ambivalence. Because reality is mirrored here as well as how it is constructed. Thus, the exhibition also answers the hotly debated question of a contemporary political aesthetics in many places. The artists are not limited to simply witnessing or accusing “far-off suffering”. Rather, their significance lies in the fact that they critically examine ways of seeing and pictorial strategies in their artistic process and image-production. So the political aspect already appears in the aesthetic process. (…) ”
see. Kunstforum International, No.260, May/June 2019, p.234-236.