GEBÄUDEBOTOX (Botox for buildings)

Installation in an old gatehouse in Berlin, which was to be torn down in favor of a fancy shopping mall and luxury appartment complex after this exhibition.

"Gebäudebotox (Botox for buildings)" refers to anti- aging -plastic surgery and the neoliberal practice of (mis-) using art as a method for starting governmental- induced gentrification. The foam- drawings refer to the graffit/ taggings found in the neighbouring subway station.

Building foam, building glue, plastic, foam, bubblewrap, individual paintings made out of glue and silicone.

Installation view near S- Bahn- Station Neukölln, Berlin, 2019.

Curated by Christof Zwiener.