Ingrid Book, Carina Heden

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Ingrid Book and Carina Hedén are interested in stories, places and Reviews their specific characteristics, and ways of dealing with reality. This is accompanied by a project-based working method on the Dialogic principle. The two Swedish-born artists havebeen working together since 1987. For 15 years They havebeen living in Oslo, where They also teach at the art academy.
The exhibition at the Salzburger Kunstverein set out from the project "Betrifft Scheibbs. Leben in einer Niederosterreichischer Stadt ", wooden Book and Hedén the carried out in 2006 for the exhibition" Art in Public Spaces in Lower Austria ". The focus of this artistic fieldwork was the shrinking city of Scheibbs with its empty shops, and the surrounding region. These are places That contrast with the media-appropriated megacities, but still Reflect global Situations and Development. Two familiarization themelves with Scheibbs, the artists Asked city residents two take themselve two seats They would not have found themelves. The collection of stories about These places, Documented in texts and photographs, was arranged for the exhibition at the Kunstverein. Some stories trace the economic development of the city; others are personal anecdote or sensational reports-whose veracity is to be doubted. In posed photographs, the locations were photographed alongwith the people WHO Talked about themselve, THUS being integrated into the making of history and having Reviews their construction exposed.