Meyer Riegger

Franz Ackermann

In 1991, Franz Ackermann received the DAAD grant, which allowed him to make his first trip to Asia, settling for a year in Hong Kong. Traveling has become fundamental in his works ever since, experimenting with practices inspired by situationist deviation and psycho geography. Ackermann uses photographs and sketches done in pencil, ink and watercolor, taken during voyage, to make mental maps. They are not mimetic reproductions of the territory but instead a synthesis of the physical and mental …

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