PROLOG : never gonna give you up

Participating artists: Charlotte Lichter, Finja Sander, Daniel M.E. Schaal
Curated by Jakob Urban

Opening: 25.11.2021 from 6 pm
Exhibition: 26 – 28.11.2021 3 – 7 pm
Screening: 27.11. at 7 pm

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Lindenstraße 90, 10969 Berlin
Please follow the 2G+ rule (cured, vaccinated and tested) and wear a face mask.


With the group exhibition “PROLOG: never gonna give you up”, the three positions of Charlotte Lichter, Finja Sander and Daniel M.E. Schaal are shown for the first time in a multi-layered display that marks the beginning of a long-term collaborative exhibition series.

Charlotte Lichter’s works materialise gestures of social orders that unfold sculpturally in the form of stereotypical symbolic figures. They produce an open narrative that constantly restructures itself in interaction with the recipients. Installations consisting of objects of different nature and form create fields of tension in which all components exist as individual protagonists and together generate a poetic punctuation.

For Daniel M.E. Schaal, products involved in consumer and industrial processes become material that finds renewed use as printing blocks or “paint” on graphic media and is thus removed from its original context. He explores both the possibilities and the self-imposed limitations of these and, within his own artistic process, finds a humanity again in an automated, technologised and machine-dominated world.

Finja Sander chooses the medium of performance as a recurring constant in her works. Within this, she continuously creates images that explore the relationship between body, material and environment. Dealing with archaic materials opens up a wide spectrum of different, cultural-historical narratives. From the live performance, which usually extends over several hours, sculptural, site-specific objects are created that indefinitely extend the action that has been initiated.

“PROLOG : never gonna give you up” sees itself as the beginning of a sustainable, connective collaboration within which the potential of a spatially comprehensive dramaturgy is explored.