Trip Start Jun 16, 2007
18Trip End Sep 23, 2007
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In her photographs, installations and projects, Ines Doujak examines the norms of human behaviour as structural and constituent elements of society from a decidedly feminist perspective. Her work is located in the complex context of artistic production and political agitation and defies the conventional concept of what constitutes a work of art.
In her Siegesgärten (Victory gardens; 2007), Ines Doujak examines the neo-colonial practice of "internal land-grabs" after the "external land-grabs" of colonialism. The aesthetic as well as ethical "diversity of life" becomes a factor of economic value-creation, and capitalisation has destructive effects on local communities. Plants are flourishing in a long bed, marked with colourful seed packets which educate the viewer about global exploitation, genetic engineering and monoculture and rebel against these developments visually. On the front of the packets, plant photographs and collages also show a queered sexuality. On the back, conditions and consequences are described using sample products.
For a selection of the packets of seeds and their motifs and texts please click here .