Voyage: sea journeys, island hopping & trans-oceanic concepts
Exhibition at Künstlerhaus Dortmund, Germany 08.02 - 17.03.2013

Curated by Imi Maufe and Rona Rangsch

Participating artists
John Cumming (UK)
Andrew Friend(UK)
Lutz Fritsch (DE)
Matthew Herring (UK)
Gunnar Jónsson (IS)
Simon Le Ruez (UK/DE)
David Lilburn (IR)
Ding Ren (NL/USA)
Aslak Gurholt Rønsen (NO)
Jeff Talman (USA)
Sally Waterman (UK)

Bookworks by:
Peter Bennett, Tacita Dean, David Faithfull, Simon Faithfull, Caroline de la Fe, Sven Johne, Sukaina Kubba, Laurie Lax, Peter Matthews, Sarah Ramona, Judith Schalansky, Ian Stephen, Susan Timmins, ‹usus› Uta Schneider & Ulrike Stoltz, Thomas Whittle, Carola Willbrand and Philippa Wood.

for more information see
Küsntlerhaus Dortmund

Simon Le Ruez - Adrift in crate!
Arrival of works: Simon Le Ruez - Adrift in crate!

a lot of painting!
curating show: a lot of painting!

The smallest piece in the biggest space by Aslak Gurholt Rønsen called Sinking Ship.
positioning works: The smallest piece in the biggest space by Aslak Gurholt Rønsen called Sinking Ship.


Installing: 'Device for disappearing at sea' by Andrew Friend

by Ding Ren who spent a week at the Künstlerhaus making her work
installation: by Ding Ren who spent a week at the Künstlerhaus making her work 'One to One'


: 'one to one' by Ding Ren, photo credit Hannes Woidich

by John Cumming and Cecil Tait
Ditty boxes: by John Cumming and Cecil Tait

to the large exhibition space that contained the sound work
Door : to the large exhibition space that contained the sound work 'Sea of Curves' by Jeff Talman

Sally Waterman
In the basement: Sally Waterman's video titled February, about a ferry crossing from Isle of Wight to a funeral.

Simon Le Ruez. The beginning or end of a sea journey?
Adrift: Simon Le Ruez. The beginning or end of a sea journey?

Gunnar Jonson asked an Icelandic fisherman to create this never ending journey.
: Gunnar Jonson asked an Icelandic fisherman to create this never ending journey.

by Matthew Herring, oil painting on book pages "‘Wake’ plays on the three meanings of the English word ‘wake’: as the wake of a ship, as a call to wake up and as a vigil for the dead" M.Herring
Wake in the sea at night: by Matthew Herring, oil painting on book pages "‘Wake’ plays on the three meanings of the English word ‘wake’: as the wake of a ship, as a call to wake up and as a vigil for the dead" M.Herring

The snow ball was thrown from Antarctica to the Arctic on 24 January 2005 and landed there on 25 September.
Schneeball by Lutz Fritsch: The snow ball was thrown from Antarctica to the Arctic on 24 January 2005 and landed there on 25 September.

by David Lilburn, dry point etching over three metres long commissioned for Voyage.
Sailing the south coast: by David Lilburn, dry point etching over three metres long commissioned for Voyage.


Bookworks section 

sea trunk made to house some of the books
bookworks section: sea trunk made to house some of the books

in middle shelf
8 minutes by Phillippa Wood: in middle shelf


three book works 

Maufe and Rangsch gave a presentation about their own projects that inspired the  organising of the exhibition.
Curator's talks: Maufe and Rangsch gave a presentation about their own projects that inspired the organising of the exhibition.

The works packed down into these crates (plus a few books that were sent before this images was taken!) impressively few crates for such a show!
Packing the show away: The works packed down into these crates (plus a few books that were sent before this images was taken!) impressively few crates for such a show!