Once Upon a Time: Fantastic Narratives in Contemporary VideoDeutsche Guggenheim
Friday 08-Jul-2011 - Sunday 09-Oct-2011
An exhibition exploring the role of fantastic stories and modern fairy tales in contemporary video art.
Drawing on the museum’s collection of significant video artworks, Once Upon a Time explores how contemporary artists adapt motives and narrative techniques from myths, fables and fairy tales to hold a mirror up to current social phenomena and recent events. The exhibition includes works by a number of well-known artists, including Aleksandra Mir, Francis Alÿs and Mika Rottenberg.
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