Kai Schiemenz (1966 in Erfurt, lives and works in Berlin) focuses in his works on the city, space, and architecture and on the regulating function that these constructs carry out on people. His small-format sculptures are self-enclosed structures that combine digital techniques with natural materials like wood or paper. At the same time, they serve as models for spatially expansive installations and architectures for interiors and exteriors, in which Schiemenz uses lines of sight to construct spaces whose permeability enables them to involve the viewer directly. At the centre is always the question of the influence of the built surroundings and the urban landscape on people.
Text courtesy Galerie Eigen + Art.
German Artist Kai Schiemenz uses art to pose social questions about space and architecture, and our relationship within them. Working with a range of mediums; from computer graphics, installations, and sculpture - the artist subverts our customary ways of seeing. Browsing at Art basel Hong Kong, the Hausie team was struck by the colourful and...
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