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Adrian Piper
Adrien Chevalley
Aids-3d
Alex Hubbard
Ali Kepenek
Amy Yao
BFFA3AE
Bless Oscar Magnuson Mykita
Brock Enright
The Bruce High Quality Foundation
Charlotte Herzig
Chris Succo
Christine De La Garenne
Christopher Füllemann
Dan Shaw-Town
Daniel Keller
Dave Mcdermott
David Adamo
David Hendren
Davide Balula
Debora Delmar Corp.
Duncan Malashock
Ed Fornieles
Emmy Skensved
Evan Gruzis
Frank Lloyd Wright
Fritz Köthe
Gabriel Lester
George Egerton-Warburton
Gilles Furtwängler
Grit Hachmeister
Guillaume Pilet
Haley Mellin
Halina Kliem
Hans Isaksson
Hayal Pozanti
Hunter Chamberlain
Iris Touliatou
Ivan Comas
Jala Wahid
James Howard
Jan Håfström
Jason Simon
Jean-Luc Godard & Anne-Marie Miéville
Jean-Sébastien Grégoire
Jedediah Caesar
Jen Denike
Jens Einhorn
Jim Lee
John M Armleder
Jota Castro
Judith Braun
Julia Colavita
Juliana Cerqueira Leite
Langundtroia
Leonhard Hurzlmeier
Louisa Gagliardi
Lucas Jardin
Lucie Fontaine
Luke Barber-Smith
Manor Grunewald
Marc Bijl
Marcus Knupp
Margo Trushina
Marguerite Humeau
Marianne Vlaschits
Mark Titchner
Markus Amm
Marlene Stark
Matt Connors
Matthew Stone
Maximiliam Arnold
Mie Olise
Nathaniel Rackowe
Nazafarin Lotfi
Neil Beloufa
Nick Oberthaler
Nicolás Guagnini
Niels Sievers
Otto Piene
Paul Cowan
Pauline Beaudemont
Pauline Boudry & Renate Lorenz
Petros Moris
Piotr Łakomy
Rainer Ganahl
Ramaya Tegegne
Richard Frater
Rindon Johnson
Robert Powell
Roman Liška
Sarah Oppenheimer
Sebastian Black
Sebastian Lloyd Rees
Selina Grüter & Michèle Graf
Shade Therét
Shana Moulton
Shezad Dawood
Sister Corita Kent
Torben Ribe
Ulrich Erben
Vera Kox
Wyatt Kahn
Ylva Ogland
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DUVE Berlin is pleased to present Danish artist Mie Olise Kjærgaard with her first solo exhibition at the gallery.

"Allegories", Walter Benjamin wrote in 1928, "are, in the realm of thoughts, what ruins are in the realm of things" (178). And, to give his thought a backward reading, ruins have long been taken as allegories: for the unsettling experience of change, for the moment in which man-made creation can no longer resist natures destructive forces. Kjærgaard's work evolves around the existential struggle between work of man and nature at stake within ruins and desolated landscapes – crumbling architectural structures and empty urban shells; mines, ships, watchtowers, sheds, and factories. All of them left for something else to happen, to mourn or remember. A mutation, an inhabitation, a penetration, extending themselves in unlikely ways.

*The Dreadful Sound When The Fish Went Fishing* invites you to the cold and lifeless regions of the Arctic Circle. The place evokes a feeling of: “They came, they saw, they conquered” - and where conquered one might add – revealing a subtle fatale undertone. Left of the old fisherman's town is only shattered houses, a fish factory, old boats. Kjærgaard's work inhabits these constructions, build upon their remains and infuse sound on what was once new. Big scale paintings in acrylic, their drips and splatters seeming to liquefy the solid, are accompanied by architectural structures standing on the limb of transformation. As if emerging from a sunken depth.
At first glance, Kjærgaard’s fascination with ruins takes on the pathos of the nostalgic look into the past, but in truth her buildings and urban spaces are much more than that. They give us the dizzying upwards perspective of a child, a notion of space in flux. Kjærgaard’s installations and paintings act as transition doors for our imagination to enter – for a moment we can all take the trip through the hole that led Alice into a land of wonder.
Holding a MA in Fine Art, as well as in Architecture, Kjærgaard explores the architectural circumstances of site and space on - and beyond - the canvas. At her 2007 MA degree show at Central St. Martins in London, Kjærgaard build a large wooden construction and showed a video, through a peephole, inside the stucture. The experience was a of room, having a door - but no wall.

At the last Istanbul Biennale, Kjærgaard showed the installation, *The Mourning Shed*. A twisted construction examining the architecture and long lost hope of an abandoned Soviet mining town by the Arctic Circle.

*The Dreadful Sound When The Fish Went Fishing* continues Kjærgaard's investigation of fallen utopias and like all her work, this exhibition should be seen as a series of unpredictable openings from the past into the future. When you are near the Arctic Circle everything is a machine. Nothing is present unless it is necessary.

Mie Olise Kjærgaard was born in Denmark in 1974. Her first US solo exhibition, *Penetrating Pores of Constructions*, opened at Barbara Davis Gallery in 2008. In September 2009, she will have her first museum solo exhibition at Skive Kunstmuseum in Denmark.