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documenta fifteen



Museum für Sepulkralkultur, Kassel

18.06 – 25.09.2022



Kassel has an unusual institution in the Museum for Sepulchral Culture, which explores the culture of dying, mourning, remembering, and burying. Its permanent exhibition presents items related to sepulchral culture, primarily in the German-speaking world, from the Middle Ages to the present. On the lower floor, as if descending into a crypt, visitors encounter coffins, hearses, clothing, mourning jewelry, gravestones, and tomb sculptures.


For documenta fifteen, the Mexican artist Erick Beltrán, who lives and works in Barcelona, Spain, addresses the power mechanisms that define, evaluate, classify, reproduce, and disseminate images and discourses. Together with a local research group, he addresses the question “What is power?” and presents the results in the form of a large-format installation with prints and sculptures


+ Conference: The Image of Power

Museum für Sepulkralkultur, Kassel

18 & 19.06.2022, 5-6.30 pm

The Image of Power conference focuses on the central idea of lumbung artist Erick Beltrán’s work and research and possible visualizations of the social psyche.



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documenta 15

Documenta 15 unveils its artist list for 2022, including Erick Beltran, Jimmie Durham, Dan Perjovschi, and Lots of Collectives.



Ruangrupa released this list using a newspaper whose proceeds benefit the homeless.


The Indonesian group Ruangrupa has named 51 artists or collectives who will participate in the show that is set to open on June 18, 2022, in Kassel, Germany. More names may be added later. The street paper will be the official media partner for the major quinquennial exhibition. 



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