aqb Project Space is pleased to present Textus Ex Machina, an exhibition of text/ile works by Andreas Fogarasi, Alix Marie, Anna Perach, Birke Gorm, Dardan Zhegrova, Emese Benczur, Erin M Riley, Josep Maynou, Julie Béna, Klaas Rommelaere, László feLugossy, Miklós Erdély, Ola Korbańska, Robotto-Ottó Szabó, Tenant Of Culture.

Textus Ex Machina
Artist: Andreas Fogarasi, Alix Marie, Anna Perach, Birke Gorm, Dardan Zhegrova, Emese Benczur, Erin M Riley, Josep Maynou, Julie Béna, Klaas Rommelaere, László feLugossy, Miklós Erdély, Ola Korbańska, Robotto-Ottó Szabó, Tenant Of Culture
Curated by Peter Bencze
July 20 – September 21, 2019
aqb Project Space, Budapest


Questionnaire instead of a long curatorial statement
Q1: Have you ever been to a burning apartment? (to Dardan)
Q2: Do you believe that death can dance? (to Birke)
Q3: Is this a drawing of a tablecloth? (to Miklós)
Q4: Why was Burka better before? (to Robotto)
Q5: Can you change the art history with paper weaving? (to Andreas)
Q6: What is the difference between pure and clean? (to Ola)
Q7: Charity shop display or a Galliano show? (to Hendrickje)
Q8: How often should I stretch? (to Alix)
Q9: Is going commando good? (to László)
Q10: Heaven or Hell? (to Erin)
Q11: Is it possible to stay young forever? (to Klaas)
Q12: Which came first, the bird or the shoe? (to Julie)
Q13: Would you be a drunken bride? (to Anna)
Q14: How many words would be enough to tell everything? (to Josep)
Q15: Shall we eat the fruit of our labor today? (to Emese)

Peter Bencze

aqb Project Space is pleased to present Textus Ex Machina, an exhibition of text/ile works by Andreas Fogarasi, Alix Marie, Anna Perach, Birke Gorm, Dardan Zhegrova, Emese Benczur, Erin M Riley, Josep Maynou, Julie Béna, Klaas Rommelaere, László feLugossy, Miklós Erdély, Ola Korbańska, Robotto-Ottó Szabó, Tenant Of Culture.

The works included in the show reveal the ways and aspects in which selected contemporary artists have explored the potential and motivating power of the thin thread with or without words.

Photo: Dávid Biró / all images copyright and courtesy of the artists and aqb Project Space, Budapest