This catalog is published for the solo exhibition “Taking Over” by Mirko Reisser (DAIM) at Galerie Borchardt.
Mirko Reisser was invited to take possession of the exhibition spaces of Galerie Borchardt as part of a long-term project and transform them into a Gesamtkunstwerk. In the course of this, he has designed a 16-meter-long wall, sprayed large-format paintings and placed sculptures in the space.
DAIM’s programme comprises the construction, as well as de-construction of a word at some point, in between the processes of annealing and erasure, it emerges out of a synaesthetic sphere! And reveals: that it came into being out of nothingness and is always on the verge of disappearing into it again.
DAIM-graffitis can be seen as fixed images of a word-formation that is constantly threatening to reassemble, denying access, escaping the demands of tangibility and, thereby, remain free and sovereign.
With every new DAIM-piece, Mirko Reisser takes possession of another piece of the world…