It is said, we are better informed than ever before. But does this information help us to understand the global phenomena better? Do our statements, ethics, and morality still work, in the face of the huge transformations in the so-called emerging economies?
Painting by Vitshois Bondo
How actual is the concept of the exotic today, and how is it located artistically and theoretically? Which changes has it been subjected to in the last 100 years? And how do artists deal with it today, in a globalized world?
Installation by Skall
The attraction of the exotic is proliferating through images, while at the same time it is physically disappearing. What remains is Exotica: an artificial infinite sunset. Is this the function of art today?
Photo by Jiandyin