paper cut-out installations
by birgit knoechl
the desire to find ways of making drawings outgrow the limits of the two dimensional surface is the driving force of birgit knoechl’s practice. she draws ever-new forms and patterns based on the shapes and structures of all manner of vegetative life forms –- and then cuts these forms out and arranges the cut-outs as sculptural objects in different spatial scenarios, or animates them by filming them in close-up.
through this exploration of space and video as media for staging and contextualizing cut-out drawings runs a sensibility for the principle of growth...not as a mere metaphor...(but) its principle.