03 Apr 07 by Johannes Kriesche
Johannes Kriesche artworks

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Gespiegelt 6

Picture series "Swanlike" by Johannes Kriesche The ability of humans to transform and their longing for transformation is basis of the picture series �Swanlike�. Transformation, the yearning to escape one�s own skin and metamorphose into another being is an ancient longing deeply rooted in the human consciousness. It leads to various phenomena of �in-between-beings�, which populate fairy tales, mythologies and the world of art, while real life leaves little room for the fulfilment of this desire. One of the few realms where transformation is possible � the world of transvestites � is presented several times in �Swanlike�. I am fascinated by the aura which surrounds those humans who escape the so-called normal, who break out of the given exteriors. But I am also interested in the reactions and associations that are triggered in the viewer. Dealing with the risks of transformation can lead to more tolerance vis-�-vis the unconventional in our society today.

Liebesgeschichten

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Liebesgeschichten
Liebesgeschichten

Picture series "Swanlike" by Johannes Kriesche The ability of humans to transform and their longing for transformation is basis of the picture series �Swanlike�. Transformation, the yearning to escape one�s own skin and metamorphose into another being is an ancient longing deeply rooted in the human consciousness. It leads to various phenomena of �in-between-beings�, which populate fairy tales, mythologies and the world of art, while real life leaves little room for the fulfilment of this desire. One of the few realms where transformation is possible � the world of transvestites � is presented several times in �Swanlike�. I am fascinated by the aura which surrounds those humans who escape the so-called normal, who break out of the given exteriors. But I am also interested in the reactions and associations that are triggered in the viewer. Dealing with the risks of transformation can lead to more tolerance vis-�-vis the unconventional in our society today.

Leda 3

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Leda 3
Leda 3

Leda and swan

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Gespiegelt 5
Gespiegelt 5

From the serie -Swanlike-

Gespiegelt 1

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Gespiegelt 1
Gespiegelt 1

From the serie -Swanlike-

Gespiegelt 2

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Gespiegelt 2
Gespiegelt 2

From the serie-swanlike-

WunderdichLicht

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WunderdichLicht
WunderdichLicht

From the serie-swanlike-

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10 Apr 07 10:48

Welcome aboard Johannes.
I visited your web site and found a lot of interesting work. I would be interested to know how you work with paraffin.

MainParadiso

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MainParadiso
MainParadiso

in Memorian to the Offenbacher Pholosoph Phillipp Mainländer

WunderdichLicht 2

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WunderdichLicht 2
WunderdichLicht 2

Lamps and people