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Johanna Kandl's works, resulting from collaborative projects, personal contacts and research in former Eastern European Countries deal with the West's different political, economic, social and cultural perceptions of the East and vice-versa. Her paintings disclose the collision of different cultures and modes of perception, but also economic predicaments. She evolves in word and image a variety of scenarios reflecting social coexistence, thereby investigating the role of the artist and his/her position in society.

Johanna Kandl was born 1954 in Vienna, lives and works in Berlin amd Vienna


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