http://flomaak.net/files/gimgs/th-40_on-the-question-of-a-contemporary-realism-2009_v3.jpg
http://flomaak.net/files/gimgs/th-40_flo-maak_installation-view_portikus_2009_v3.jpg
http://flomaak.net/files/gimgs/th-40_Portikus02_v3.jpg
http://flomaak.net/files/gimgs/th-40_Die-Ordnung-der-Dinge-2009_v2.jpg
http://flomaak.net/files/gimgs/th-40_stair-love.jpg
http://flomaak.net/files/gimgs/th-40_Dok_Zurich0410_01_v2.jpg

stair love, hd video, ca. 4:50 min, 2010
installation with stage (green), 2009 (bleached oak wood, MDF, lacquer)
A cat is unhappily in love with some stairs. A short, but dearly love against the backdrop of a droning interpretation of „Je t‘aime... moi non plus“. The music fades out, when the cat and a dog having a conversation. They talk about the nature of love in general and about the one between the cat and the stairs in particular. The cat is quoting from Charles Fourier‘s utopian writings: „nature wants a multiplicity of pleasures ... hence has invented love to endlessly multiply social relations.“ The dog isn‘t convinced yet...

related works:

Installation at Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, 2009:
stairs red, 2009 (bleached oak wood, MDF, lacquer)
As a messenger the dog announces: „The closure of civilisation against the wild first generated in its depths what it was meant to defend.“ 2009 (plaster, paint; three pieces, variable size)
stair red, 2009 (bleached oak wood, MDF, lacquer)
On the question of a contemporary realism and its critical potential. 2009 (photograph in a matt and black wooden frame, ap. 47 x 62 cm)

The Order Of Things, 2010 (pigment print in white wooden frame)