With Women Between Buildings, the Kunstverein in Hamburg presents the first survey exhibition of Nicole Wermers in Germany. Wermers’ predominantly sculptural practice combines an engagement with urban space and its sociopolitical, narrative and historical aspects with reflections on the formal language of modernism and her own role as an artist working in a big city. Her reference system consists of visible and invisible structures of public space and their manifestations. She is particularly interested in the culture of stimuli and affects inherent in architecture, materials and designed objects and how this is complicit in the virtualization and delocalization of public spaces, political subjects and collective bodies.
The show features pieces from the past ten years, including Untitled Chairs of the exhibition Infrastruktur which was nominated for the Turner Prize in 2015.