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LIQUID SOFT LIGHTNING TOUCH brings together work by seven artists. There is no theme to the exhibition just an intriguing range of works by key international artists who are based in Europe and the USA.

Markus Amm (born Germany 1969, lives and works in Hamburg) is currently on a Delfina Residency in London. In September 2005 he will have solo show at Herald Street, London. Recent exhibitions include New Party, Breeder Projects, Athens; Formalismus, Kunstverein, Hamburg (2004); EAST International; Galerie Karin Guenther (2003) and Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York (2002).

Vanessa Baird (born Norway 1963, lives and works in Oslo). Recent shows include I see an angel, I think it is you, Galleri Wang, Oslo; In a Nowegian Forest, Zacheta National Galery of Art, Warsaw (2004); The Expressions of Laughter, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo (2003); You can't keep a good rabbit down, Galleri Wang, Oslo.

Shannon Bool (born Canada 1972, lives and works in Frankfurt a M) recent exhibitions include solo shows at Galerie Iris Kadel, Karlsruhe; Waxing the Sublime, Schnittraum, Cologne (2004) and Fresh and Upcoming, Frankfurter Kunstverein (2003). Recent group shows include Geneologies of Glamour, Migros Museum, Zurich; The Studio, Karin Guenther Nina Borgmann, Hamburg and The Savoy, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh (2004).

Myriam Holme (born Mannheim 1971, lives and works in Mannheim). Recent exhibitions include feuerumsonnt, Zink & Gegner Galerie, Munich; Deutschland sucht, Kunstverein Cologne (2004) and Iris Kadel, Karlsruhe (2003).

Olaf Quantius (born 1973 Bad Godesberg, lives and works in Basel). Recent shows include Sterne und Warten, Galerie Iris Kadel, Karlsruhe (2005); Ottnang, French Institute, Stuttgart; Regionale Kunst Raum, Riehen, Basel (2004)

Cornelia Schmidt-Bleek (born USA 1964, lives and works in Berlin). Recent exhibitions include Non-Stop, RMIT Project Space, Melbourne; Galerie Kamm, Berlin; in erster Lini, Kunsthalle Fridericianum; Triennale Kleinplastik Fellback (2004); Die schwedische Bedrohung, Am Parlamentsplatz, Frankfurt a M.

Tam van Tran (born Vietnam 1966, lives and works in Los Angeles) Recent exhibitions include Vegetarian Summer, Cohan and Leslie, New York; Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, NY; Topographies, San Francisco Art Institute, CA (2004). Upcoming exhibitions include Knoxville Museum of Art, TN and Weatherspoon Art Gallery, NC.


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Liquid Soft Lightning Touch

mit Markus Amm, Vanessa Baird, Shannon Bool, Myriam Holme, Olaf Quantius, Cornelia Schmidt-Bleek & Tam Van Tran