Christian Kosmas Mayer
Solar Habitat

Christian Kosmas Mayer (b. 1976) works variously with photography, video, sculpture, installation and performance. Known for his engagement with questions of memory, preservation and rediscovery, the artist showed solo exhibitions at international institutions like the Museum of Modern Art Vienna (mumok); Belvedere, Vienna; Centrum Kultury Zamek, Poznan; Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart; Austrian Cultural Forum, Warsaw. Group exhibitions at the 26th Bienal de São Paulo; Manifesta 7, Rovereto; Kunstmuseum Bonn; Leopoldmuseum, Vienna; Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles; and numerous other venues.

work(s) at Symposion Lindabrunn:
It is ancient knowledge that I have found at the outside walls of houses in remote Alpine valleys as well as in indigenous communities in Northern America: weather sticks that can forecast the weather. It represents knowledge obtained through the observation of natural processes: (more…)