Man as a miniscule cog in the machine. Only expected to consume and excrete. The Arschmänner are part of The Technocrat, a circular system that reduces man to a digestive tract. Alcohol and food go in, waste comes out and is turned into biogas, which — in turn — is used to cook and distil alcohol.
Aschmänner (2004) was part of the following exhibition(s):
‘Let’s Get Physical’, Atelier Van Lieshout, Rotterdam (NL), 2020
‘SlaveCity’, Zuecca Project Space, Venice (IT), 2016
‘Vrijstaat’, Kasteel Keukenhof, Lisse (NL), 2014
‘Infernopolis’, Submarinewharf, Rotterdam (NL), 2010
‘Das Haus’, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen (DE), 2008
‘The Technocrat’, Sprengel Museum, Hannover (DE), 2004