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BORDERLINES

welded steel pro­files
various dimensions
2015

The cycle »Bor­der­li­nes« traces cur­rent­ly aris­ing for­ti­fied bor­ders in Europe in the medi­um of steel in a scale of 1:50‘000. Thus a com­pendi­um of three­d­i­men­sion­al sculp­tural draw­ings cap­tures the process of ter­ri­to­ri­al divi­sion haunt­ing Europe. The spa­tial imprints of ide­o­log­i­cal, polit­i­cal and social actions are chart­ed in a set of abstract lines, which allude to almost pure­ly orna­men­tal qual­i­ties, but at the same time map the cur­rent ter­ri­to­ri­al trans­for­ma­tion of the Euro­pean con­ti­nent.

 

Michael Hirschbich­ler, BORDERLINE (HUNGARY-SERBIA), 2015

Michael Hirschbich­ler, BORDERLINE (HUNGARY-SERBIA), 2015

Michael Hirschbich­ler, BORDERLINE (HUNGARY-SERBIA), 2015

Michael Hirschbich­ler, BORDERLINE (HUNGARY-SERBIA), 2015

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Michael Hirschbich­ler, BORDERLINE (BULGARIA-TURKEY), 2016

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Michael Hirschbich­ler, BORDERLINE (BULGARIA-TURKEY), 2016

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Michael Hirschbich­ler, BORDERLINE (MACEDONIA-GREECE), 2016

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Michael Hirschbich­ler, BORDERLINE (MACEDONIA-GREECE), 2016

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Michael Hirschbich­ler, BORDERLINE (HUNGARY-CROATIA), 2016

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Michael Hirschbich­ler, BORDERLINE (HUNGARY-CROATIA), 2016

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Michael Hirschbich­ler, BORDERLINE (CEUTA-MOROCCO, MELILLA-MOROCCO), 2016

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