ASIATISCHE ADLERNASE
Conradi
Hamburg Germany
2012

Tudor Minimal framework structure; Der Philosoph, revising Jean Honore-Fragonard's painting of the same name; Asiatische Adlernase series, reconfigured decorative panels from lampshade in reading room of 19C Taipei mansion; Fensteroliven window shutter-securing wall fixtures.

The exhibition is accompanied by the publication of Asiatische Adlernase, a discussion with a German gallery director who left the art world in search of objective value, finding it in Taiwanese tea, and his unsuccessful attempts to create a tea business in Germany - to institute a cultural ritual where there is not one. Illustrated with images from the artist's subsequent research trip to the Taiwanese tea fields. Published by Edition Taube.