P/////AKT at Art Rotterdam


P/////AKT - Art Rotterdam Intersections 2017

Johann Arens – Early Adopters

8-12 February 2017
Wed 8 Feb: opening by invitation 18-22 hrs
Thu 9, Sat 11, Sun 12 Feb: 11-19 hrs
Fri 10 Feb: 11-21 hrs

Van Nellefabriek, Van Nelleweg 1, 3044 BC Rotterdam
Admission free (Intersections)

Johann Arens uses installation and video to survey the documentary properties of public interiors. By systematically re-editing the hardware of a location he draws up an abstract inventory of the social textures inherent in the site. At Intersections he is presenting Early Adopters, a new installation using a modular tripod system and elements from Herman Miller’s Action Office 2, the contract furniture series, which became the template for office labour worldwide. Early Adopters was especially designed for the Schiegebouw at the Van Nel