Current Exhibition and Archive of the Q18 Space

  • Thomas Musehold

  • Thomas Musehold is a sculptor and develops among others small-scale objects out of casted and modified foundries. Often those artefacts remind of nature forms, which visually establish as stylized, varnished and highly aestheticized sculptures – shaping and materiality do not appear in any natural relation. Rather, the conformity of their surface eludes 3D-prints or computer […]

  • Vanja Smiljanić & Lukas Marxt – Echos from the SKY

  • Following an invitation to develop a duo work for the exhibition series in the Quartier, the artists Vanja Smiljani? & Lukas Marxt conceived a scenery from some of the works that already existed, transforming the space into an almost scientific research laboratory and confronting the visitor with visual and acoustic impressions in equal measure. In […]

  • curator 2016: Linda Nadji

  • Linda Nadji (*1972 in Tehran, Iran) lives and works as a freelance artist in Cologne. After studying design at the Fachhochschule Aachen and acting at the Zentrum für Schauspiel und Tanz in Cologne, she studied fine arts at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf from 2006 to 2011. She completed her studies as a master student of Prof. […]

  • curator 2015: Katharina Maderthaner

  • Katharina Maderthaner (*1982) studied at the Academy of Art Düsseldorf until 2014. The sculptor and painter has also been active as a curator since 2010 (e.g. “raum für vollendete tatsachen”, Düsseldorf and “Vitrine” im Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf). Her curatorial interest is in singular artist positions that meet as unexpectedly and elementarily as possible in group […]

  • curator 2014: Lisa Bensel

  • Born in Freiburg in 1988, she returned to Germany in 2012 after a 5-year stay in the Netherlands. She studied Fine Arts in Den Bosch and Porto and has initiated or supported cultural and artistic projects since 2011. She is currently in charge of the situational exhibition project “Searching for the White Cube” in Bochum […]

  • curator 2013: Anne Mager

  • Anne Mager (born 1981) works as a freelance curator, art manager and lecturer. She studied communication and cultural sciences, art history and international art management in Münster, Cologne and Düsseldorf. Since 2008 she has organised the interdisciplinary art festival “new talents – biennale cologne” as well as other art and exhibition projects (including the Quartier […]