Indonesian artist collective to curate Kassel exhibition | TIME ONLINE

The Indonesian artist collective Ruangrupa will curate documenta 15 in 2022. This was announced by the leaders of the world
main show for contemporary art in kassel on. Ruangrupa, which consists of a solid core of 10 artists and comes from Indonesia's capital, Jakarta,
follows Adam Szymczyk, who prefaces documenta 14
 two years artistically responsible. The collective can do even more
Artist involved.

Szymczyk was
both artistically and economically come under criticism. The documenta
 had 2017 for the first time in two locations at the same time
occurred. While the costs in Kassel the budget planned
At the new location in Athens, they were out of the ordinary: the art show slipped into the red, with a minus of 7.6 million euros.

Szymczyk said in an interview with the magazine monopolyhe
think the excitement about the shortfall for exaggerated. "If someone
the documenta for failed, I think that's fine too. I
have no problem with the failure. "

Also artistically, the concept was among others as too didactic and
difficult to understand criticized. With more than a million
 However, visitors have seen more people than ever before.

The
documenta has been rising steadily since its first edition in 1955
Number of visitors to the world's most important exhibition for
developed contemporary art. Achieved a similar magnitude
only the Venice Biennale. Since 1972 documenta has been in the
Five-year rhythm instead. The documenta 15 is from June 18th to 25th.
September 2022 planned in Kassel.

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