DIVERSITY UNITED, TEMPELHOF AIRPORT, BERLIN, GERMANY, 2021
9 June - 19 September 2021
Touring to Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia and Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
Antony Gormley presents five new 1.5x life-size cast blockworks for this touring exhibition, curated by Walter Smerling, chair of the Foundation for Art and Culture, Bonn. The exhibition showcases the strength and diversity of Europe's cultural output and highlights the importance of a united Europe during times of political uncertainty. The exhibition looks at contemporary European art after the fall of the Iron Curtain, underlining the importance of intercultural dialogue today.
Diversity United brings together works from the genres of painting, sculpture, video and new media, photography, installations, drawing and object art by around 90 established and emerging artists from across Europe, spanning generations, genders and regions. These include Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Monica Bonvicini, Olafur Eliasson, Aslan Gaisumov, Mona Hatoum, Ilya Kabakov, Zhanna Kadyrova, Alicja Kwade, Roman Ondak, Wolfgang Tillmans, Erwin Wurm, Nil Yalter and Slavs and Tatars.