2 June – 1 September 2019



Communities, or the Promise of Happiness


Opening: Sunday, June 2nd, 11 am


Good Space – Communities, or the Promise of Happiness brings together artistic positions that proceed perspectives to investigate issues around the theme of “community.” The notion of community has a positive connotation in everyday language: for example, as a grouping that

offers a potential for emotional connection, a pronounced sense of “we,” and an ensuing feeling of familiarity or security. The community is considered to be building block for societies. But societies also tend to establish lines of demarcation with respect to each other...

The exhibition is on view at Villa Merkel, the Merkelpark and the historic halls of the Königl. Württ. Eisenbahnwerkstätten.



with Martha Atienza, Fatma Bucak, Cécile B. Evans, Melanie Gilligan, Mikhail Karikis, Mary Reid Kelley & Patrick Kelley, Frédéric Moser & Philippe Schwinger, Katrin Plavčak, Tabita Rezaire, Julika Rudelius, Lin May Saeed, Rob Voerman et al.