landscapes : remixed
Like a metaphor from music is Georg Kuettinger’s explanation of the basis of his
work: as in music a piece is newly interpreted, so is a landscape, dissected into
individual pictures and then condensed into a picture with focus on singularities of
aspects, rhythms and sequences.
The artist fragments in order to construct. Multi-perspectivity and concurrency are
the paradigms that generate a new picture. Perception itself becomes a technique:
the momentum of perception is stretched and processed, coded or decoded on the
basis of the prevailing. Pictures are not unchained from time and space, but simply
reconstructed within generating their own system of coordinates.
The strength of these pictures lies in the relinquishment of ideological and aesthetic
manifestations and their allusion to the possibility of freedom and the freedom of a
Kuettinger moves on a borderline between (possible) picture and (objective)
landscape and transcribes his created and perceived reality. We can read the
various pictures like a novel on the possibilities of the availability of pictures and
(excerpt from a press article, March 2009)