drifter | Bremerhaven | photography | Fotografie | edition | new works by Wolfgang in der Wiesche


© ww 2019 | drifter | Bremerhaven | digital photography | pigmented inkjet print on archival matte | 30 x 45 cm | edition | WW 09/2019

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a wooden drifter, part of a scientific programme of the University of Oldenburg to observe routes of drifting plastic garbage down the river Weser into the sea, this one: Ort des Drifter-Auswurfs / Release Site of the Drifter: Nordenham (Nordenham) Datum des Auswurfs / Release Date: 09.03.2017 – found almost opposite of the release location 12.09.2019, Bremerhaven…

shot in September 2019 in Bremerhaven

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Wolfgang in der Wiesche ist/is Stipendiat der/grantee of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York (2012-13) and Wilke Atelier, Verein zur Kunstförderung e.V., Bremerhaven | and was nominated for Mario Merz Prize 2014, Fondatione Merz, and nominated for a Fellowship of the Alfred Wegener Institute in cooperation with Hanse Institute for Advanced Study, Bremerhaven/Delmenhorst (runner-up) | ausgewählt als/selected “Artist of the Week/Day” by curator Aurora Garrison @  saatchi art (11/2018)

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About xtendedline
freelance painter, photographer, media artist as well as composer of music for experimental film, documentary, experimental theatre and performance art, independent projects // freischaffend als Maler, Grafiker, Fotograf, Medienkünstler und als Komponist und Musiker für Experimentalfilm, Dokumentarfilm, experimentelles Theater und Performance, freie Projekte

2 Responses to drifter | Bremerhaven | photography | Fotografie | edition | new works by Wolfgang in der Wiesche

  1. MJ Seal says:

    So how long was this bit of flotsam’s journey?

  2. xtendedline says:

    2 1/2 years, the funny thing is, I found it only maybe 500 to 600 meters from the location where it was released 2017 on the opposite shore, it must have been stuck somewhere, or it came back from a longer journey, or kept floating back and forth, who knows? I registered it with its registration id on the universities website as indicated on the back side and found out it hadn’t been registered before (some where registered twice or more times). I think more than a thousand were once released…

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