Documenta 2017 in Kassel

Marta Minujín: The Parthenon of Books (2017)
; Steel, books, and plastic sheeting;19.5 × 29.5 × 65.5 m
Commissioned by documenta 14, with support from the Ministry of Media and Culture of Argentina; Friedrichsplatz, Kassel; photo Beatrijs Sterk

Yesterday I have visited the Kassel Documenta.   I will now just show a first series of images on textile-related works. Even though (or because?) there were lots of political issues at this exhibition, there were textiles to be seen everywhere! The article will be published here a bit later!
Beatrijs Sterk

Ibrahim Mahama: Check Point Seckondi Loco, 2016 – 2017, detail; jute; photo Beatrijs Sterk
Ibrahim Mahama: Check Point Seckondi Loco, 2016 – 2017; jute; Torwache; photo Beatrijs Sterk
Bia Davou(1932 – 1996): Sails, 1991; photo Beatrijs Sterk
Bia Davou(1932 – 1996): Sails, 1991, photo Beatrijs Sterk
Janine Antoni: Slumber, 1994; loom, wool, yarn, bed, nightgown, blanket; national Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens; photo Beatrijs Sterk
Kimsooja: Bottari, 2005; Tradition Korean bedcover and used clothes; photo Beatrijs Sterk
Cecilia Vicuña: Quipu Womb, (The Story of the Red Thread, Athens,(2017), gefärbte Wolle, ca. 6 × 8 m
EMST – Nationales Museum für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Athens; photo Beatrijs Sterk
Cecilia Vicuña: Quipu Womb,detail, (The Story of the Red Thread, Athens,(2017), dyed wool, ca. 6 × 8 m
EMST – Nationales Museum für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Athen; photo Beatrijs Sterk
Aboubakar Fofana: Fundi (Uprising), 2017; natural fiber-based textiles, hand-sewn and dyed with organic indigo; photo Beatrijs Sterk
Aboubakar Fofana: Fundi (Uprising), 2017; natural fiber-based textiles, hand-sewn and dyed with organic indigo; photo Beatrijs Sterk
Britta Marakatt-Labba: Historja 2003 – 2007, 23,5 cm x39 cm; embroidered, printed, appliqué, wool on linen; photo Beatrijs Sterk
Britta Marakatt-Labba: Historja 2003 – 2007, 23,5 cm x39 cm, detail; embroidered, printed, appliqué, wool on linen; photo Beatrijs Sterk
Britta Marakatt-Labba: Historja 2003 – 2007, 23,5 cm x39 cm, detail; embroidered, printed, appliqué, wool on linen; photo Beatrijs Sterk
Ibrahim Mahama: Check Point Seckondi Loco, 2016 – 2017, detail; jute; photo Beatrijs Sterk
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