01 Aug 2020 | Anna Witt – Gegenwarten | Presences
“[…] For the first time, Chemnitz will be the scene of an international public art project in summer 2020. Twenty renowned artists and collectives are invited to engage with the city, its history and society, and to develop site-specific works – interventions and sculp-tures, installations and performances – in public spaces.
Art in public spaces can contribute towards finding hidden qualities, showing commonalities, linking these synergistically and thus tell both forgotten and new identities and stories. Furthermore, art is particularly capable of making these visible and tangible and of showing a city’s inhabitants alternative presences. […]”