redeeming action #0711
The video is documenting an apple being placed on a tree. This action is a clear reference to the myth of the fall and plays on a longing for a paradisiacal state. The apparently naïve action refers to a complex paradoxical thought experiment.
Line Sandvad Mengers
Born in Denmark in 1975.
In her work Sandvad Mengers draws attention to social, political and religious culture. She investigates human interaction and social dialog, based on ideas from the areas of conceptual, context and social art.
Sandvad Mengers graduated from the department of conceptually based art at Funen Art Academy (DK) in 2006. Co-founded The Berlin Office (G), a research platform for visual artists practice, same year. Events, residential program, and exhibitions were being held at The Berlin Office until November 2010.
Sandvad Mengers works as an artist and independent curator and has exhibited and made projects nationally and abroad. She has taken part in exhibitions at Art museums; alternative art fairs and is comfortable working with independent exhibitions places such as Koh-i-noor (DK) and Super Bien! (G).
Spring 2011 she was guest curator at exhibition space for contemporary art, rum46 (DK).
X, Sejs-Svejbaek kirke, Sejs, DK
BHWq Consult, rum46, Aarhus, DK
Anonymous drawings, UferHallen, Berlin, G
Promised Land, TBO, Berlin, G
NO FOOD NO DRINK NO STICKY LOLLIES, Stattbad Wedding, Berlin, G
Bull Mengers presents; Saturdays at onehundredandone, Laven, DK
Skyldner, Odense Domkirke, Odense, DK
Anonymous drawings, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, G
Danske grafikkere, Alt_Cph, DK
The knitting club, Vestjyllands Hoejskole, Velling, DK
… om en tegning, Projektrummet, Aarhus Kunstakademi, DK
Deadpan Exchange, Super bien!, Berlin, G
Super Market 2007, Stockholm, SE
Free Space, Soenderboulevard, Copenhagen, DK
Lapdogs of the bourgosie, Gasworks, UK
Koh-i-noor, Alt_Cph, DK
Slangebakken, Laven, DK
Afgang 06, Filosofgangen, Odense, DK
Sjællandsgade 37, Copenhagen, DK
Dialogue show, Funen Art museum, Odense, DK
Female outlet, Koh-i-noor, Copenhagen, DK
Video, Galleri Pixel, Copenhagen, DK
pro-art, Randers Art museum, Randers, DK
Frames, Toldboden, Kerteminde, DK
Vol. I, Filosofgangen, Odense, DK
Foto, Pantheonsfløjen, Odense, DK
Tempo, OBC, Odense, DK
Kolding/Odense, Toldboden, Kerteminde, DK
Pantheonsfløjen, Odense, DK
DFKU, Odense, DK
Familie, DFKU, Odense, DK