Adam Chad Brody
Adrian Buschmann
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
Adam Chad Brody
Adrian Buschmann
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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With the fictional juice brand MINT, Debora Delmar Corp. reflects upon the issues of value, displacement and the relationship of the cost of contemporary luxury items as results of our current health food trend. MINT takes its name from the acronym which references the economies of Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey. This term, popularized by Jim O’Neill from Goldman Sachs is used under the premise that these countries will become the future economic powers, transitioning from developing countries into “westernized” economies and societies.
The show, entitled *Headquarters*, is the constructed headquarters for the MINT enterprise, installed at Akademie der Künste on Pariser Platz in the 9th Berlin Biennale. Unlike the installation on view at AdK, which functions as a commercial space, *Headquarters* is a fictional start up office, where the main attributes have been kept, yet slightly distorted by the artist.
On the walls, abstract paintings made with matcha, wheat grass, “detox” and a “green beauty” powder form a series of works that underline both the decorative and the ideological aspects of consuming the products they are made with. Berlin based L&Z designer tables placed in the exhibition are covered with prints of the banners exhibited at AdK. The prints scattered on the tables give the impression of classic office paper while all over the room sculptures referring to an ideal human anatomy are filled with luscious flowers. All the works address a longing for an ecologically conscious, peaceful way to consume - in this case, through the consumption of healthy, expensive juices; yet, the feeling they supposedly convey is corrupted by what lies behind the works on view and the fictional product itself. Globalized agricultural trade is known to be an extremely aggressive economical environment, often keeping the primary producers of fruit and vegetables repressed and unable to make autonomous business decisions. The rough conditions in which often overpriced commodities are produced - such as the juices produced by MINT - are erased with smart and precise marketing tools, keeping our conscience clean while giving the impression that through adapting oneself to a certain lifestyle, we will be richer, healthier, happier. Through the medium of organic aesthetics, the MINT consumer is gulled by the allure and promise of a dream lifestyle. The space becomes an archetypal ‘new age’ office environment, seemingly subverting institutional hierarchy while insidiously remaining as a fundamentally capitalist structure. By including pieces produced by typical Berlin-based startups - namely bjuice and l&z elements - Delmar Corp. also ties notions of success and economic dynamism into her immersive installation, staging a cooperation between three brands that mostly target the same consumer group.
Debora Delmar Corp. was founded in New York City in 2011 by Debora Delmar (born in 1986 in Mexico City, MX). Selected solo exhibitions include Upward Mobility, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, UK, 2015; Care Concepts, Mon Chèri, Brussels, BE, 2015; Better Climate Options, with Carson Fisk-Vittori, DP, Los Angeles, CA, 2014; and Body Blend Trade Culture, Museo Universitareo del Chopo, Mexico City, MX, 2014. Selected group exhibitions include Bread And Roses, Museum of Modern Art Warsaw, Warsaw, PL, 2016; Scenes With Flat Objects, curated by Andrés Gonzalés, Travesia Cuatro, Guadalajara, MX, 2016; White House Black Market, Kimberly Klark, Queens, NY, 2015; 2015 Biennial of the Americas: NOW!, curated by Lauren A. Wright, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, USA, 2015; and F ·R ·I ·E ·N ·D ·S, curated by Michael Pybus, Evelyn Yard, London, UK, 2015.
Debora Delmar is currently participating in the 9th edition of the Berlin Biennale, 2016, on view until September 18.