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Birgit Brenner's large-scale installations deal with the impacts of social decline, loneliness and the fear of aging from a socio-critical point of view. Taken from everyday-situations, the artist illustrates the societal fears that are quite familiar to everyone by setting up scenarios between couples or inner monologues of the protagonists. Her extensive installations are constructed of photography, carton, wood and texts. Whereby text and image are not illustrating themselves, but extend mutual the deliberately statement.Read More
Birgit Brenner (born 1964) studied in the class of Professor Rebecca Horn at Hochschule der Künste, Berlin and graduated as a master student in 1996. Since 2007 she is appointed to a professorship for Visual Arts, Photography, Drawing and New Media at Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Stuttgart.
Birgit Brenner took part in many national and international exhibitions, recently she had a big solo exhibition at Kunsthalle Tübingen, Germany. Further solo exhibitions amongst others Kunstsammlung Jena, Dortmunder Kunstverein, Kunstverein Paderborn.
Text courtesy Galerie Eigen + Art.
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