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Solo Exhibition

»Your Horizon is My Horizon«

Karolin Schwab

We are very pleased to present the very first solo exhibition »Your Horizon is My Horizon« with Karolin Schwab at galerie burster. In 2016 Schwab was part of our exhibition series on view: in cooperation with Universität der Künste Berlin, where she graduated in the same year as a master student of Prof. Ai Weiwei.

For »Your Horizon is My Horizon«, Schwab set out on an unusual excursion in summer 2017: Within 14 days, she traveled around the Baltic Sea photographing the sea-horizon of each and every one of the adjoining countries. Her journey took her via Stralsund (Germany) to Gdynia (Poland) to Jantarny (Russia), Nida (Lithuania), Dubulti (Latvia), Pärnu (Estonia), Turku (Finland), Stockholm (Sweden), Bornholm (Denmark) back to Germany.
The resulting 9-part photo series shows a poetic and at the same time powerful documentary about points of view, perspectives – and above all about longings.

The sea, the horizon and infinity: The wall object A Moment of Sea, a black circle (as such a symbol of infinity) abstract and subtle, hints at a horizon line at the sea: It reminds of looking through a telescope at night.

Being physically present at a place, anchored in the very moment and yet far away in thought – this feeling remains the leitmotif in Schwab’s minimalistic works. In a reduced formal language, she makes us feel the yearning to understand what lies behind the horizon and at the same time asks:

Is not the yearning perhaps much more beautiful than the answer?

Karolin Schwab (* 1987 in Stralsund) lives and works in Berlin. Her works have been presented at the Museum Katharinenhof, Kranenburg, the Kunsthalle Erfurt and the Laoshan Museum of Art, Qingdao, China amongst others.

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Nov 25, 2017 — Jan 13, 2018
Opening Reception: Friday, Nov 24, 7 – 9 pm
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Kurfürstendamm 213, 10719 Berlin
[Charlottenburg | Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf]

Opening hours: Tue – Fri 12 am – 6 pm / Sat 12 am – 4 pm, and by appointment
Winter Break: Dec 23, 2017 — Jan 6, 2018

Admission free

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PiB Guide Nº55 JULY/AUG 2024 © PiB (Photography in Berlin). COVER PHOTO: PiB Guide Nº55 JULY/AUG 2024 © PiB (Photography in Berlin). COVER PHOTO: Harf Zimmermann, Palast der Republik, Berlin 2005 © Harf Zimmermann, courtesy Collection de Gambs. Group show »Berlin, Berlin – 20 Jahre Helmut Newton Stiftung« at the Helmut Newton Foundation in Berlin-Charlottenburg. +++ PiB Guide Editor / V.i.S.d.P. / Art Direction: Julia Schiller & Oliver Schneider · www.ele-studio.de +++ Printed on 100% recycling paper in Berlin-Köpenick by altmann-druck, many thanks!

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