The Mirror is speaking: It’s automagic!




Michael Endlicher: automagic
Opening reception: March 8, 2007, 7pm
Exhibiton dates: March 9 to April 14, 2007
Gallery Peithner-Lichtenfels, Sonnenfelsgasse 6, 1010 Vienna

Introductory words by Theresia Hauenfels.

automagic mirroring
The new works of the “Automagic Congeries“ are based on a text written by the artist. A first-person litany is transposed into different media with the outcome of a talking mirror, serial text paintings, wall graffiti and of course the automagics, which are coloured – in contrary to the black and white Metal Dramas. At first glance the embossed metals show incomprehensible letter combinations but then reveal auto-suggestive optative sentences.
An apparently private text is dissected to be exposed in public. In doing so the forces of words are evoked as a personal therapy for the everyday by questioning their meaning in the context of different media.
(press release)