Temporary Gallery – Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst e.V. 12.05. – 11.06.2023

Vibrant Waters


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The exhibition 'Vibrant Waters' deals with the relational and material complexity of water. On view are artistic positions that question a utilization and exploitation-influenced understanding of the element as a ‘resource’ and thematize, as they do so, its historical and also present-day consumption for producing images. In addition, 'Vibrant Waters' shows works that look into water’s binding quality and cause bodies of water to appear as living entities.

Curated by Nada Rosa Schroer

Calfuqueo Seba
Castelblanco Felipe & Members of Ñambi Rimai
Caycedo Carolina
Gütschow Beate
Hanaga Mitsutoshi
Holzschuh Olga
Hsin SU Yu
Kattou Lito
Kulemeyer Clara
Optics Division of the Metabolic Studio (Bon Lauren & Duke Tristan & Nielsen Richard)
Tabet Lara

Event Location

Temporary Gallery – Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst e.V.
Mauritiuswall 35
50676 Köln


Duration and Admission

12.05. – 11.06.2023

Vernissage and Special Events

Spot On: Co-Labs!
12.05.2023 20:00
As part of the Opening Days of the Photoszene Festival, the focus today is on "Vibrant Waters". Curator Nada Rosa Schröer and artists will be present.

Stop being a threat, start being a promise!
13.05.2023 17:00
The role of art in times of climate collapse, a conversation with Nada Rosa Schroer and Maria Teresa Salvati, Temporary Gallery.

Vibrant Encounters — Art meets Environmental Humanities meets Hydrology
17.05.2023 18:00
Transdisciplinary guided tour through the exhibition with hydrologist Pınar Pamukçu Albers (University of Bonn) and anthropologist Sandro Simon (University of Cologne), moderated by Nada Rosa Schroer. Language: German/ English

Hydrofeminismus – what?
20.05.2023 17:00
Multisensory guided tour through the exhibition with Anna Döbbelin (art mediator), Nina Paszkowski & Nada Rosa Schroer (project FLUID CIRCULATIONS). For some the term sounds unwieldy, for others promising. But what is behind it? Along the works in the Vibrant Waters exhibition, the event introduces the concepts of hydrofeminism and hydrocommons. Language: German

Video Screening
26.05.2023 19:00
Ebb, Flow, Interruption - Video Screening featuring works by Michael Lees, Lisandro Suriel and Taisha Carrington. Curated by Sour Grass (Annalee Davis and Holly Bynoe), moderated by Nada Rosa Schroer / Language: English

Photo Field Trip
2th-3th June 10am - 5pm / Hydrosocial Worlds - two-day Photo Field Trip to the Rhine River with Olga Roszkowska (artist and lecturer at the Academy of Arts in The Hague/ Photography & Society) Meeting Point: Temporary Gallery. Language: English / Registration until 31 May at ns@temporarygallery.org .

Spaziergang durch die Sürther Aue
Juni, 12—15:30 Uhr / On Becoming a Water Guardian — Austausch mit Picknick und Spaziergang durch die Sürther Aue mit Zakole Kollektiv (Künstler:innen- & Aktivist:innenkollektiv/ Warschau), Cecylia Malik (Künstlerin & Flussaktivistin/ Warschau) und der AG Sürther Aue des BUND Kreisgruppe Köln. Die Veranstaltung ist nicht barrierefrei. Treffpunkt: 11:45 Uhr am S-Bhf Godorf / Sprache: Deutsch - Englisch / Anmeldung bis 3. Juni bei ns@temporarygallery.org

Transdisziplinäre Führung durch die Ausstellung
17—17:45 Uhr Hydrographien — Art meets Environmental Humanities. Transdisziplinäre Führung durch die Ausstellung mit Franz Krause (Anthropologe, Universität zu Köln), Alejandro Camargo (Umweltwissenschaftler, Universidad del Norte, Kolumbien) und Nada Rosa Schroer. Ort: Temporary Gallery / Sprache: Deutsch/ Englisch

Vortrag von Alejandro Camargo
17:45—18:30 Uhr / Vibrant Particles in the Water — Anthropologische und philosophische Gedanken zu Sedimenten und dem Leben am und im Fluss Vortrag von Alejandro Camargo. Ort: Temporary Gallery / Sprache: Englisch

17:30—20 Uhr / What could/ should art do? Künstler:innengespräch mit Felipe Castelblanco, Clara Kulemeyer und Cecylia Malik, im Anschluss Austausch und Vernetzungstreffen zu Kunst, Umwelt & Aktivismus, moderiert von Nada Rosa Schroer. Ort: Temporary Gallery / Sprache: Deutsch/ Englisch

Opening hours

Tue–Fr 4 p.m.–8 p.m.
Sat+Sun 12 a.m.–6 p.m.

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