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The Necessity of Art

Céline Condorelli, Chris Evans mit Morten Norbye Halvorsen, Ernst Fischer, Fiona Hallinan, Isabella Kohlhuber, Isabel Nolan, Adam Zagajewski



Our guiding leitmotif for 2017 is 'The Necessity of Art' – inspired by Ernst Fischer's 1959 publication titled 'The Necessity of Art – A Marxist Approach'. The year-long programme of new commissions and artistic research is guided by Fischer's claim that art is not only necessary in order to make it possible for humanity to recognise and change the world, but that art is also necessary by virtue of the magic inherent within it.