FLORIAN HECKER. Hallucination, Perspective, Synthesis

Florian Hecker, FAVN Alte Oper Frankfurt, Photo: © Alte Oper Frankfurt, Norbert Miguletz, 2016, Copyright the artist, Courtesy Sadie Coles HQ, London

Nov 17 2017 to Jan 14 2018
Museumsplatz 1
1070 Vienna
Phone: +43 1 521890
Monday - Wednesday: 11:00-19:00
Thursday: 11:00-21:00
Friday - Sunday: 11:00-19:00
8,- / 6,- (reduced)
Friday, November 17, 2017 to Sunday, January 14, 2018
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Florian Hecker is an artist, who uses synthetic sounds and the listener’s auditory process to create acoustic spaces of experience. His computer-generated compositions dramatize psychoacoustics as well as objective-physical stimuli and their individual, psychic and physical impacts. Complex multi-channel installations unfold a sculptural presence that shakes the idea of a coherent, continuous world of identifiable coordinates and points of reference.

For "Hallucination, Perspective, Synthesis", the exhibition space of Kunsthalle Wien transforms into a performative, resonating space and stage for sound events that withdraw from linguistic description and categorization. Hecker’s works rather produce a form of immateriality, the perception of which is a subjective process of experience. The examination of compositional post-war Modernity and audiology meets with considerations of Conceptual Art and Minimalism on viewer involvement and subjectivization of the objective given: on perspective and situation.

Curator: Vanessa Joan Müller