«Rico Scagliola & Michael Meier»


Opening: Fri, 18 August, 6 p.m.
Guided Tour I / Introduction for Teachers: Tues, 22 August, 6 p.m.
Museum Night: Sat, 9 September, 6 p.m.
Painting Afternoon: Wed, 20 September, 2 p.m.
Art Snack: Thurs, 28 September, 12.30 p.m.
Art Lunch: Thurs, 12 Oktober, 12 noon
Guided Tour II: Sun, 29 Oktober, 3 p.m.

The artist duo Rico Scagliola & Michael Meier (*1985 and *1982, live in Zurich) impressively portrayed a generation of teenagers with their much-acclaimed diploma project Neue Menschen (New People). The search for identity between longing and abyss was shown in topics such as gender, sexuality, subculture and celebrity-madness. Aspects which the artists have handled in other works with precise self-staging that is both serious and humorous. At Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, Rico Scagliola & Michael Meier are presenting new works in their first solo exhibition at an institution. Over a long period of research the artists travelled to world cities and photographed people in urban space. The result is a kaleidoscope that examines the relationship between the body, everyday gestures and architecture.
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    Rico Scagliola & Michael Meier, Bag of the Day, 2016

    Courtesy: the artists

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    Rico Scagliola & Michael Meier, Low Heels, 2013

    Courtesy: the artists

Rico Scagliola & Michael Meier

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