Potentilla Erecta.

Head in the Clouds. Most are bad.

El tamaño de la papa


La luz perpetua

Zum idealen Himmel


The Story has to be told.

Wir hier oben.

M & M





The World as Will and Representation

The World as Will and Representation

The World as Will and Representation

The World as Will and Representation.
Margarethe Drexel and Maximilian Bauer
2015, salami, import regulations, video, HD, color, sound, 60 min,two plastic crates;
I apologize to start this message with a tricky question, but please,
let me ask you something: what do you do when you have absolute power?
Have you ever feel this, even for a second? I mean, when you blink and then
you realize that you’re in the right moment and the perfect position to
do whatever you want, especially to someone else. Do you know this?
Do you ever experience this pervasive sensation to have complete domain
over the other? Let’s say, a master before a crowd of eager pupils expectin
to be illuminated, or a mother confronting the remorseful son right after being
caught in major fault. Have you ever been the master or the mom?
What do you do when you are in the situation to give a lesson,
to impose a view, to conquer a land, to win a match?
What can you do with other’s disposition to submit to your power?
I ask you about it since I feel confused when I’m the one ruling a situation.
Don’t you ever think about the absolute dependent, the weakest,
the one who accept your unlimited power without a shadow of a doubt?
Don’t you feel strange before the one who surrenders without struggle?
Don’t you find yourself in a completely uncomfortablesituation once your invincibility is revealed?
invincibility is revealed?
And what about the one who ignores that you are unable to even take care
of yourself but, nevertheless, trust you to the point to the point to put his or
her life in your hands as if it was as simple as a children’s board game?
Well, I think about it.
And then, the thought about my power dissolves that power in hesitation.
So, the other, the one who abandoned from the beginning his or her will
for the sake of mine’s, reveals powerful and perfect, surrounded by the beautiful
 aura of his or her absolute trust, of his or her infinite fragility, impossible to be broken
any other’s power, by no action of whatever force.
This situation reveals a space in between, a moment where power collapse and both
and both master and pupil resign to every possible position, becoming a very deep void
or an unnamed lacking. I call this a relationship. Or a miracle. And both are
impossible to be represented.
Víctor Albarracín Llanos, 2015


Chronic Sense - The Kid's Little Helper! Please!
Margarethe Drexel and Maximilian Bauer
2014, C-Print, 164 x 114 cm framed in oak, black concrete panel,
with glass, 60 x 40 cm, Video, HD, color, sound, 4 min 13, iron construction,
95 x 40 x 17 cm, walker, 40 x 80 x 90 cm, iron, oak wheels;
The childrens walker should teach the child to walk. Walk into a world of
black concrete floor, heated, not cool, yet hard. The creatures of this
world: the Rhinocerus, fast, fraydig and cunning they should be.
To survive is a challenge. The end is coming anyway.
The path leads into the cathedral for a game,
which is not perceived. So it remains a game,
the Cross of Christ immanent part,
trapped in a construct of iron and geometry.
The rules are constructed, to break them seems
to be a tagert.
But the original life, the wild life, which would like to
let off steam - is missing.
One could also say, it lacks health ... CHRONIC SENSE!


Polished, seen in a mirror.
Margarethe Drexel and Maximilian Bauer
2013, mirror, 19 m x 32 cm, concrete slab, 215 x 65 cm,4 blue wheels, wood construction 225 x 75 x 55 cm,
blue straps, mirror 65 x 55 cm, rope and hook

Zur Morgendämmerung.
Margarethe Drexel and Maximilian Bauer
2013, C-Print, 30 x 20 cm, framed in walnut © Max und Mozart + Margarethe und Marie - Antoinette
"This realization came too late."
Marie Antoinette and Mozart met as children at the court in Vienna.
If you will, it was love at first sight. Exuberant lifestyles.
Les autres chiennes. Decapitated and poisoned.
Conspiratorial gatherings on the Rhine.
An aesthetic staging of the garden: a mirror,
a rolling concrete slab and a bulky vehicle.
The production of the garden scenery is used
to create a venue for the actual action that is
to take place at dawn: The goal is to conquer the river.
The world in hands, the vehicle at the feet,
the load of the concrete intermediate.
The journey is arduous, the history (not) on
the side of the actors.
The romantic image of the action is an illusion,
yet both are children of their time, no matter what!