"Poisonous Kiss. Lovely Venom." / Lenz Geerk, Vivian Greven, Mevlana Lipp
Curated by Vincent Vanden Bogaard
18 December - 31 January, 2021
2018 Antwerp, Belgium
Images courtesy of the artists and Tick Tack, Antwerp
Mevlana Lipp (1989, DE) lives in Leverkusen and works in Düsseldorf. His work has been exhibited internationally across the US, UK, Germany, Italy, France and Denmark. Solo exhibitions include Eden, KuK Gallery, Cologne (2019); Basic Instinct, Ak-Raum, Cologne (2019), Paradise Lost, Annarumma Gallery, Naples (2017), Fluidum at The Other Space by Andersens Contemporary, Copenhagen (2020) and Calypso, Public Gallery, London (2020). Selected group exhibitions include Ruttkowski;68, Cologne; Collection Kunsthaus Kollitsch, Klagenfurt; Saatchi Gallery, London and 03, PM/AM Gallery, London.
Vivian Greven (1985, DE) is already represented in internationally renowned museum collections such as the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, and since September 2019 she is participating in the show “Jetzt! Junge Malerei in Deutschland” at the Kunstmuseum Bonn, the Kunstsammlung Chemnitz – Museum Gunzenhauer, the Museum Wiesbaden, Deichtorhallen Hamburg. Her works have also been on view in international exhibitions, including recently at the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, the Sammlung Philara Düsseldorf, the Braunsfelder Family Collection Cologne and the Salzburger Kunstverein. Ucpoming group exhibitions amgong others will be at Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, DE and Gallery Vacancy, Shanghai, CN. A solo show is currently shown at Kunstpalais Erlangen and another one will be presented in 2021 at Kunstmuseum Langmatt, CH.
Courtesy Kadell Willborn, Dusseldorf
Recent solo exhibitions include Galeria Acappella, Naples; Galerie Valentin, Paris; Galeria Mascota, Mexico City; Gerhard Hofland Gallery, Amsterdam; The Cabin, Los Angeles, Robert Projects, California, among others.
Courtesy Roberts Projects, California
Ulrike Ottinger (1942) is a German Filmmaker and photographer. Her works have received numerous awards, including the German Federal Film Prize and the German Film Critics’ Prize. Her oeuvre has been honored at the most important international festivals, retrospectives and exhibitions, including the Cinémathèque française and Centre Pompidou in Paris, the Museum of Modern Art in New York and numerous international film festivals. In 2010 Ulrike Ottinger was honored with the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, in 2011 she received the Hannah Höch Prize of the city Berlin for her artistic life’s work.
Ulrike Ottinger is a member of the Akademie der Künste Berlin and Munich and since 2019 a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which presents the Academy Awards (Oscars) annually.
For CINEMA TICK TACK, her work Superbia (1986) will be screened daily after sunset for the duration of the exhibition.
– Prologue narrated by lrm Hermann
Poisonous Kiss. Lovely Venom. Note of intend
Vincent Vanden Bogaard
Poisonous Kiss. Lovely Venom. Poem by Vincent Vanden Bogaard
The claws of your passion. Your loving teeth marks. The venom of your kisses, slowly taking effect.
Vincent Vanden Bogaard