ARCHIVE EVENT 01.


INSURRECTION

06.01.2023


LOCATION: MOLT, Tempelhofer Ufer 1A, BERLIN

FORMAT:
Exhibition, performance, 

CURATOR:
HURRICANE

ARTISTS:
HURRICANE


HURRICANE IS A BERLIN-BASED MULTIDISCIPLINARY ARTIST WHOSE WORK CENTERS AROUND THE EXTREME, SENSITIVE, AND OFTENTIMES DECEITFUL INTRICACIES OF THE BIPOLAR EXPERIENCE. 

SCHAEF’S CREATIVE PROCESS IS ROOTED IN A PERENNIAL REFLECTION AND MANIFESTATION OF THE PROFOUND RAGE AND LONELINESS THEY FELT THROUGHOUT ADOLESCENCE, GROWING UP QUEER AND NEURODIVERGENT IN RURAL AMERICA. ALL OF THEIR ARTWORK GRAPPLES WITH FEAR AND HONESTY, SPECIFICALLY HOW THESE EMOTIONS INTENSIFY, MUTATE, AND SELF-DESTRUCT IN THE AFTERMATH OF TRAUMATIC EVENTS.

THROUGH THE REGURGITATION OF THEIR MOST BIZARRE AND AGONIZING MIND-FUCKS, SCHAEF STRIVES TO UNEARTH AND DEVOUR THE INTIMATE VULNERABILITIES OF EACH ART-VIEWER/AUDIENCE BY ILLUMINATING THE MANY WAYS WE MANIPULATE AND/THEN DECONSTRUCT THE SELF IN AN EFFORT TO RECLAIM OUR OWN HUMANNESS.

THE INSURRECTION COLLECTION IS A SELF PORTRAIT AND A MIRROR; IT SERVES AS A CRY FOR HELP AS WELL AS AN ACCUSATION OF THE VIEWER – LOOK AT WHAT YOU MADE ME DO! … WHAT WILL YOU DO NOW?

YES, I’M DEPRESSED. YES, I’M HURTING. … BUT IT’S NOT SO SIMPLE; IT’S COMPLICATED. IT’S COMPLICATED. IT’S COMPLICATED. IT’S COMPLICATED. IT’S COMPLICATED. IT’S COMPLICATED. IT’S COMPLICATED. IT’S COMPLICATED. IT’S COMPLICATED. IT’S …








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