2015, video, hd, loop (3:20 min), colour, sound, 2015
sound: sara pinheiro, katharina swoboda

Designed by Russian Emgiré Berthold Lubetkin in 1934, the ”Penguin Pool“ in London Zoo is one of the most important modernist buildings in Britain. In 2004, the penguins were removed because of concerns regarding animal welfare. Since then, the iconic architecture has been ”empty“, animated only by water fountains. In the video, this emptiness is forced by masking out the zoo environment. Without the visual context of the surrounding, the ”penguin pool“ becomes an Utopian model again.

selected exhibitions:
- Draft Systems. WRO Media Biennale, Wroclaw 2017 http://wro2017.wrocenter.pl/en/works/penguinpool/
- Camouflage. The Koszyki Hall, Warsaw, 2017
- Förderungspreis für bildende Kunst des Landes Steiermark, Neue Galerie, Graz, AT 2016
- End!angered Species. Kunstverein Wagenhalle. Stuttgart, DE 2016
- Living Images. Galerie 207, UMPRUM, Prague 2015

selected screenings:
- Wro On Tour #1. Okiem Młodych Festival, Świdnica, 2017
- Ein Grün, von fern gespiegelt. Notgalerie, Vienna, AT 2017
- Staging Mimicry. Chronus Art Center, Shanghai, CN 2017

acquisition, collection:
- Wiener Städtische, Vienna Insurance Group, 2015
- Ankaufspreis für zeitgenössische bildende Kunst des Landes Steiermark, 2017

Exhibition view, Galerie 207, Prague 2015
Exhibition view, Galerie 207, Prague 2015
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