The collage “Third Eye” by Berlin artist Miriam Tölke (b. 1977), created early this year, introduces this week’s online exhibition. In combination with the photograph, the artist has selected a poem by Selma Meerbaum-Eisinger, who was 18 years old when she died of typhus at a Ukrainian labour camp in 1942. Her poems belong to the great literature of the world. Mirjam Tölke’s pictures are poetry as well: complex, surreal, subtle and profoundly feminine. Some of the collages seem to “rhyme”; others assemble layer upon layer, sentence upon sentence, at times fading into infinity. “I take everything out of context,...
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