Winner of the Lea und Hans Grundig Prize 2021

Natacha Nisic could convince in the category art education with the collaborative Online-Project „The Crown Letter“, which has presented and connected artists from over the world  during the Corona-Pandemie.

L’Hyperfestival, Paris : Photodays presents The Crown Letter in two public spaces in the center of Paris:

Garden of the Tour Saint-Jacques, Paris 1, from August 1st to August 22nd

Garden Villemin,  canal Saint-Martin, Paris 10, from August 1st to August 22nd

Loneliness 2, Basel Center, Videocity

“Les Endormi(e)s” (The Sleeping Ones), 2004
12:00 min, no sound

“What could be hiding behind these closed eyes? Vivid or peaceful dreams, images, colours, sounds… Or perhaps silence, a peaceful thoughtlessness, a removal from the world.
These moments of escape from the tumult of everyday life were filmed by Natacha Nisic in the Tokyo underground back in 2004. The Japanese are known for their frantic pace of work, their strict self-control, letting their personalities give way to efficiency and devotion to a company. Curator Andrea Domesle. To read more

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Catalogue de Gestes

Centre Pompidou – National Museum of Modern Art, Paris. Floor 4 Room 20bis, Installation, Super 8 on video, mute, 2021

Catalogue de gestes, installation view, Museum of Modern Art, Pompidou, 2020

Katalog der unbesungenen Gesten – Kolumne “Bild des Woche” – FAZ
von Katja Petrowskaja

“In unserer maskierten Zeit ist die Gestik intensiver geworden. Sie muss Sinn und Ausdruck der Mimik übernehmen. Aber auch die Hände halten soziale Askese: Sie dürfen andere nicht berühren. Die Künstlerin Natacha Nisic huldigt ihnen.”
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