FORT Collective


Secondary layes of reality: The situation according to this Berlin art trio.

“White Cubes bore us. We create disruptions to the liminal space between art and everyday life, testing its limits,” says Alberta Niemann of FORT Collective. The trio of Anna Jandt (born 1980 in Bremen), Jenny Kropp (1978, Frankfurt am Main) and Niemann (1982, Bremen) stage site-specific performances which range from running a hotel (“Hotel Marienbad”, 2006) to recreating street scenes (“The Golden Rule”, 2010). Creating a second layer of reality is the recurring theme in their works, shifting and estranging norms, and everyday references. “We didn’t define our practice as art at first,” they say. Instead it is an exploration of possibilities, test- ing the boundaries of what can be defined as art.

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