Author: Fredi Fischli, Niels Olsen, Moritz Wesseler (Eds.)
Publisher: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König
Language: English
Pages: 256
Size: 21 x 29.7 cm
Weight: 766 g
Binding: Softcover
ISBN: 9783960989813
Availability: In stock
Price: €28.00
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Swedish artist Karl Holmqvist began the processual, site-specific artwork Existential Staircase / Existenzielles Treppenhaus of the Fridericianum in the building's stairway. Written in black marker up and down the stairwellare the Five Ws: "WER!!?," "WANN!!?," "WAS!!?," "WO!!?," and"WARUM!!?" or "WHO!!?," "WHEN!!?," "WHAT!!?," "WHERE!!?," and"WHY!!?" The questions, written in capital letters and arranged individually or in groups, dominate the side and front walls of the staircase as well as the landings.