Ana Hofmann questions the image as an image and thus the medium with which she works, among other things, photography. How do the pictures get to the viewers or how are they reproduced? This work deals with the mass distribution of images as well as their mediality. It is a kind of study of different reproduction methods. The notion of duplication is transferred here in particular to the process. The image is decomposed, strung together, digitized, recombined, archived, copied or adapted - similar to the processes on the Internet, where a picture circulates freely. The result is reminiscent of the look through a kaleidoscope.
Ana Hofmann (b. 1987) lives and works in Zurich. She exhibited at Kunsthalle Zürich, Helmhaus, Art Basel Hong Kong. 2017 she won a Grant from City of Zurich for a half year Residency in New York, where she stays in 2019. She is currently teaching at the School of Art and Design in Zurich (F&F). F...More details