About the artists:
Alex Giegold and Tomka Weiß have been working in the field of photography and installation art as an artistic duo since 2011.
Giegold & Weiß picture different perspectives on body politics, non-normative corporealities and sexualities. They shed light on the analysis of forms of discrimination, normalization and visual culture.
About the artwork:
What is normal? Who is normal? Are there – documentary? – images of normality?
At which sites and in which spaces does normality turn against us? Normality is subject to fashion and continuous change. Can the normality of individuals change or is it a fixed value? Where is normality created and reproduced?
“No image belongs to the territory of documentary or fiction”
(Dias & Riedweg)
Like through a mouthpiece, Giegold & Weiß let different perspectives speak through their installation art. Templates for participatory forms of exhibiting are created, resulting in an important, harmonic communication point beyond hardened fronts and preconceived opinions.
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Working together on specific projects is something we are interested in and we find inspiring. We’re interested in exchanging about political art, activism, artivism. Curating is not our main focus, but something we’re doing. Cooperation is very welcome here too.
You can see more of Giegold & Weiß’s work on their website.