Gunda Förster

LEUCHTOBJEKT #1

Acrylic glass, LED

70 x 50 cm

2015

€ 15.000,00

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Gunda Förster's space-related works are understood as painting with contemporary means. In this context, light takes on a special significance.

Gunda Förster

Based on an expanded concept of the image, the light-space-movement and time in the network of relationships between art and everyday life are the fundamental aspects of Gunda Förster's artistic work. Her space-related works can be understood as painting with contemporary methods or places of body and space perception that play with spatial reflection, but also social and perceptual-psychological conditions from the most diverse creative means. An important element of her work is defining and breaking boundaries - the architecture of space, of the image, the boundary between art and everyday life, between art, architecture, design and advertising, practical and theoretical debate, product and process, private and public, and reality and appearance. The formal reduction of her works determines their symbolic quality. The significance is only revealed by linking the most diverse aspects and their meanings. Essentially, Gunda Förster’s works focus on the correspondence between light, space, movement, and time as aspects that are constantly present in everyday life as well as in art.

1967

Born in Berlin

1991 - 1997

Studies of Fine Arts at University of Fine Arts Berlin

2007 - 2009

Guest Professor at Leibniz University Hanover

since 2015

Lectureship for Art in Context of Architecture and Design, University Wismar

lives and works in Berlin & Wismar

2018

„Markierung“, permanent Installation, Zeche Schlägel & Eisen, Herten

2016

„Skala“, Fire Station, Munich

2015

„G212“, Atrium, Greifswalder Straße 212, Berlin

2012

„Tunnel“, German Bundestag, Berlin

2010

„Ice Light“, City Hall, Vancouver, Kanada

2007

„Blue“, Nice Art Project: The SNCF bridges, Communauté d‘Agglomération Nice, Nizza, Frankreich
„Schweigen“, Hellweg ein Lichtweg, Lippstadt

2018

Invitation for Competition of foyer of Hall 8, Fairground Frankfurt/Main

2017

European Patent Office, Berlin
University Leipzig, Faculty Education
Light Installation for Zeche Schlägel & Eisen, Herten

2016

Berlin Institute for Medical Systems Biology (BIMSB), Berlin
German State Opera, Berlin

2015

JKI, Bundesforschungsinstitut Dossenheim
Federal Environment Department, Annex Building, Dessau

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