International 2011 Archives
Bridges in the Sky
OK | Höhenrausch.2, Linz (Austria).
The OK "Offenes Kulturhaus" and partners set a new milestone again with HÖHENRAUSCH.2 (Thrill of the Heights). In addition to the exhibition center in the OK and on the roofs of the city center, a broad network of partners is involved in the conceptualization and realization of this major project.
A total of 46 art projects have been realized, some of them site-
To begin with, Žilvinas Kempinas uses ventilators to make magnetic tapes fly; alongside this, Rúrí's 52 Icelandic waterfalls rush as a sound and photo archive. One floor above, Stefan Banz covers the parquet floor of the Large Hall of the OK with real water, thus irritating perception.
Before the passage to the outside, Lang/Baumann install an air-
Still further up, the flat roof of a shopping center dominated by ventilators becomes the exhibition space for Ursula Stalder's systematically arranged finds from the Venice lagoon. In a bell tower made accessible through the bridges by Jürg Conzett, Wolfgang Dorninger creates "false" wind noises with the replica of a baroque wind machine (but only when it is operated by the visitors). Re-
Installation 7 June -
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Complete list of the artists : Laurien Bachmann Stefan Banz, Erdal Buldun, Bow-