Gelitin is comprised of four artists. They met first in 1978 when they all attended a summer camp. They have been playing and working together. From 1993 they began exhibiting internationally.Read More
Gelitin formed in the mid-nineties in Vienna, Austria consisting of the four artists Ali Janka, Florian Reither, Tobias Urban, and Wolfgang Gantner. Characterised by disparate yet unifying backgrounds, the artists perform their practice on the fragile territory of humour, spontaneity, child-like naiveté, and blatant sexuality that has given rise to their over-the-top performances and visually enticing work. Anticipating Relational Aesthetics, Gelitin plays with audience participation and collaboration, as a central core of their oeuvre. Attitudes become form and viewers are invited to join in as participants, defying their routine behaviour while enjoying art from a new perspective.
Text courtesy Perrotin.
As artists challenge perspectives, they also help us prepare for change. In a new exhibition at Galerie Perrotin, Austrian artist collective Gelitin use their performance art and installation works to encourage an artistic revolution of the senses. Austrian artist collective Gelitin’s exhibition Gelatin Gelitin Gelintin runs...