by Freek Lomme
Bird’s-eye or drone? Amour de soi or amour-propre ?
Questioning the superintendent and the participator in unifying events.
Katrin Korfmann’s work reveals a bird’s-eye view perspective to us in which people are photographed moving in the scene below, capturing them in static images that present an abstract of human interaction. Strongly aesthetic, its dynamic bound by the grid of everyday life. Korfmann’s new work records a different kind of interaction: rather than independent persons moving from a to b individually, it shows many people merging into one being. As presented in this book, the passage of time at a location is represented by a change in colour and a sculptural blending of matter and people, producing a symbolic sum…