Unlimited Liability

Norderstr. 71ug, 20097 Hamburg, Germany

9 June - 12 August 2007
Thu - Sa 1 - 8 PM
Sunday 1 - 4 PM
(00 49) 40 23 68 87 73
Featured are::
Analyse & Kritik
// Atomic Tit Corp.
Markus Binner // Karl Beveridge/Carol Condé
Brett Bloom // Büro Archipel
Kayle Brandon/Kate Rich // Sebastian Burdach

Doro Carl

Michel Chevalier // Carla Cruz

Dada de Nada // Hans-Christian Dany
François Deck // Cicero Egli
Sabine Falk // Jean-Baptiste Farkas
Detlev Fischer // Hanne Frank/Lotte Hauss
Stefan Funck // Olafur Gislason
Gorge Trio // Jérôme Guigue
Judith Hamaan // Anja Hertenberger
Hunger // Mette Kit Jensen
Jokinen // Journal for Northeast Issues
Beate Katz // Lilla Khoór/Will Potter
Christine Lemke // André Eric Létourneau
Nathalie Magnan // Alexander Mayer
Jan Middelbos-Mitric // Celine Müller-Berg
Laurence Nicola // Boris Nieslony
Fabian Nitschkowski // Helene von Oldenburg
Silke Peters // Nana Petzet
Rahel Puffert // Christoph Rauch
Claudia Reiche // Christoph Rothmeier
Manuel Saiz // Christoph Schäfer
Gabi Schaffner // Dodo Schielein
Gregory Sholette // Cornelia Sollfrank
Simon Starke // Malte Steiner
Tobias Still //»target: autonopop« Zeitschrift
Tumorchester // Hanna Linn Wiegel

Kathrin Wildner/Korstaan Mahal
YNKB // Zorro & Bernardo
Günter Westphal // Christiane Wehr/Klas Rühling
Jo Zahn // Zentrum für verkrampfte Kunst

Record Labels:
1000füssler // Fidel Bastro
Knistern // Wachsender Prozess
Block 4

Argument Verlag // Éditions Biennale de Paris
Edition Lebeer Hossmann // Éditions PPT

An extension of the target: autonopop exhibition/workshop/concert/debate series, unlimited liability is a store which sells artists multiples for 30 euros and less—stickers, DVDs, CDs, posters, zines, t-shirts, buttons, food, services, and works whose form is to be determined in the course of exchange with the purchaser.
The only media excluded are painting and drawing. What makes the project different from multiples-shops and "affordable art" fairs is that it attempts to take the democratization-of-art project into as-yet untested waters. The DIY approach of alternative production/distribution is protected by a firewallagainst cooptation.

This is done by a legal contract which stipulates that no purchaser may have more than 50,000 euros in assets, subject to penalty in case of false disclosure. The art-gallery world partition of audiences—those who merely "appropriate symbolically"
on the one side, "real buyers" on the other—is thereby inverted. Those able to buy at unlimited liability belong to social groups excluded (due to their insufficient ressouces) from buying on the art market.

This state of affairs is "shown" as much as the works on sale.

Unlimited liability is located in Hamburg's
Münzviertel neighborhood, inthe immediated vicinity of cultural institutions such as the Deichtorhallen and the Hamburg Contemporary Art Center. The Münzviertel, by contrast, is a low-income area. Thanks to a "temporary use" agreement, unlimited liability has made its way into the basement of a public housing building, across the street from a new social-housing complex which includes outreach centers for the
homeless and the mentally ill. A cooperation with a training program for socially-marginalized and "hard to place" youth is ongoing.
09/06 6PM Opening
16/06 starting 11 AM Münzviertel Street-Fest
17/06 8PM Dada de Nada presents MOVE YOUR HEAD
with Hadajatullah Huebsch (Frankfurt)
01/07 8PM Project presentations by Eric
(Montréal), Cornelia Sollfrank (Hamburg), followed by
a discussion: "unlimited liability, etc.: with or
against gentrification", moderated by Monika Wucher
(Journal for Northeast Issues, Hamburg)
14/07 8PM "Solo for Guitar Amplifier" by Dodo
Schielein (Hamburg), a "Board Game" by François Deck
(Grenoble), and screening: videos from unlimited
04/08 8PM Two publishers present themselves:
(Hamburg) und PPT (Paris)
11/08 8PM In concert: Hunger und Atomic Tit Corp.

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