Artist Interviews for RAY 2015

The Fotografie Forum Frankfurt, Museum Angewandte Kunst and the MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main present the central exhibition IMAGINE REALITY. In context of the Triennial, RAY and the participating museums will interview artists who are represented in the exhibition IMAGINE REALITY with new productions that were developed exclusively for RAY 2015.

The interviews series is developed in collaboration with the Museum blog of the MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main, MMK Notes

Interview with David Claerbout

David Claerbout im MMK 1

The prelude to our interview series for RAY 2015 is done by the Belgian artist David Claerbout (born 1969, Kortijk, Belgium), who is working in the media of photography, video, sound, drawing and digital arts. His work is situated at the crossroads between photography and film. In the interview he talks to us about two works, he will be showing in the exhibition IMAGINE REALITY – the work “Travel” and “Radio Piece (Hong Kong)”, which was co-produced by RAY 2015. The artist shared his thoughts about finding ideas and selecting the right media. Read more...

Interview with Kathrin Sonntag

Portrait Kathrin Sonntag im Fotografie Forum Frankfurt, Juni 2015

The Berlin-based artist Kathrin Sonntag (b. 1981) was commissioned with one of a total of 12 new productions for RAY 2015 Fotografieprojekte Frankfurt/RheinMain. She created the site-specific installation “This was Tomorrow Once” for the new spaces of the Fotografie Forum Frankfurt. She creates situations that capture temporality and examines whether photography can serve as a time machine. Read more...

Interview with Simon Starling

Simon Starling in MMK ! (2)

We are delighted that we have had the chance to do an interview with the artist Simon Starling. His work “The Nanjing Particles (After Henry Ward, View of C.T. Sampson’s Shoe Manufactory, with the Chinese Shoemakers in Working Costume, North Adams and Vicinity, circa 1875)“ (2008), which is shown in the central hall of the MMK 1, stands exemplary of transmedia work. The work consists of a photographic original as well as two large sculptural objects. Read more...