Teresa Reichert



An exhibition on the duration of art and the time of its spectators

27th October - 10th November 2016


Mahdad Alizadeh

Miguel Azuaga

Leila Benbaouche

Amanda Elena Conrad

Jean-Philippe Dordolo

Tina Griffith

Katarzyna Guzowska

Georgia Ioakimidis-MacDougall

Gregor Kasper

Li Linhu

Natalie Obert

Isabell Schulte

Katja Stoye Cetin

Jiaying Wu

Curated by Teresa Reichert


On average exhibition visitors take just eleven seconds to view a work of art. That’s just three breaths of air or roughly the time it takes to read these two sentences. How then can works of art with varying durations be exhibited and, in spite of our short attention spans, still be experienced as the artists intended?

In this exhibition, fourteen artists from nine countries deal with the themes of timing and duration within a range of media such as video, photography, installation, sound and performance. Many of the works are process-based and change over the course of the exhibition, which in itself can be seen as a two-week process. The exhibition encourages us to consciously observe our own behaviour as visitors. To wait, observe and engage with the works and the time they require – or to give partial attention at the risk of missing a key moment.


Universität der Künste Berlin

Einsteinufer 43

10587 Berlin

Opening hours: Mon - Fri 12 - 6 pm

Opening event: 27th October, 6 - 9 pm

Closing event: 10th November, 6 - 9 pm



Idea and Organisation: Teresa Reichert

Texts: Teresa Reichert

Works: Courtesy of the artists

Graphic and Lay-Out of Flyers and Posters: OtomPotom

Lay-Out of text and map of works: Seunglee Lee

Photographs: Teresa Reichert