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Death Mask 5

Death Mask 5. Film still

© Ed Atkins

Film
Available 26 May to 1 June

Ed Atkins: “Death Mask 5” (2019)

“Death Mask 5” (2019) is a specially compiled mix of Ed Atkins' works from the past decade. The British artist, whose exhibition “Old Food” was shown at Gropius Bau from September 2017 to January 2018, plumbs the corporeal depths of digital moving imagery in his video works. His unique visual language, both melancholic and absurd, confronts the viewer with intimate, arcane visions that seem caught in a purgatory of afterwards.
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