Franziska Furter

remains I

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Year 2020
Medium Ink on paper
Dimensions 29.7 x 21 cm

About the work

The drawings remains I and remains II are from my latest drawing series made with the technique of marbling, which I started to work with in 2010 with the series called Corona, followed by Refractions, and the on-going series Scattered Rainbows among others. For the remains series I start by making a Scattered Rainbow, but take most of the drawing off the surface of the water again and transfer only the ‘remains’, the leftovers, onto the paper. Inspired by John Cage’s Ryoanji drawings and Roni Horn’s Cut-Drawings, they are poetic notations of working between what I want and plan, and coincidence and chance.

About the artist:

Born 1972 Zurich, Franziska Furter lives and works in Basel and Berlin. Graduated from Sculpture at Schule fur Gestaltung, Basel.

Her work is held in public and private collections including MoMA, New York; Contemporary Art Society, Edinburgh; Kunstmuseum, Basel; Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin; Frac Alsace, Sélestat; and Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt and Zürich.

Selected solo exhibitions include Constellations and Trajectories with Timo Nasseri, CCA, Andratx (2019); Waves and particles, Lullin + Ferrari, Zürich (2018); Circle – Lines, with Drago J. Prelog, Birgit Lauda Art Foundation, Vienna (2018); Liquid Days, CACY, Yverdon-les-Bains (2017); Ich taumeltürme, Lullin + Ferrari, Zürich (2016); turbulences, SCHLEICHER/LANGE, Berlin (2014); Traps, NuN, Berlin (2014); Shapes, Traps and Spells, Lullin + Ferrari, Zürich (2014); from the corner of your eye, Sonntag, Berlin (2013); and some echoes, some shadows, Lichthaus, Arnsberg (2013). Selected group exhibitions include Spring In Your Step, Lullin + Ferrari, Zürich (2021); space25, Basel (2021); Kunst in der BZ, Basel (2020); Negative Space, Trajectories of Sculpure, ZKM, Karlsruhe (2019); Auswahl 19, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau (2019); Parallèle/ Regionale 19, CEAAC, Strasbourg (2018); With Other Eyes, 10 Jahre, Lullin + Ferrari, Zürich (2018); Art Paris, présentation de la Helvetia Collection, Grand Palais, Paris (2018); Fokus Papier, Randgänge der Zeichnung, Kunstmuseum Basel (2017); Symbiosis, Nakanojo Biennale, Japan (2017); Dimensione Disegno, Museo Civico Villa dei Cedri, Bellinzona (2016); parmi les floraisons du ciel incertain, Frac Alsace, Sélestat (2016); afficher – ajuster – annoter – arracher…., Musée du papier peint, Mézières (2016); and Madeleine, Berlin (2016).

Residencies include Residency Tokyo, Atelier Mondial, Basel (2015); Residency 2015, CCA Andratx, Mallorca (2014); Grant/ Werkbeitrag, Kuratorium des Kantons Aargau, Aarau (2012); Residency/ Auslandatelier Paris, Kuratorium des Kantons Aargau, Aarau (2009); and Residency/ Auslandatelier Kairo, ProHelvetia, Schweiz (2009).

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