CHARACTERS AT WAR
Zentralbüro, Berlin (GER)
Forum-NRW, Düsseldorf (GER)
Space4 Gallery in Peterborough (UK)
Secca in Winston-Salem (USA)
California State Univeristy Long Beach Art Museum in Los Angeles (USA).
The installation “Characters at War” (2004) enabled visitors to meet the elite of international character design literally eye-to-eye. From Super Mario to Emily the Strange: Hundreds of all time favourites and shiny newcomers from the flat-faced world of character design, comics, graffiti and merchandising stand tall as life-size cardboard stand-up soldiers arranged in a gigantic battlefield installation. Behind the foot soldiers of this enormous anthropomorphic army are none other than the heroes of the international design scene…
Characters at War has toured excessively around the globe, and has been installed in the Zentralbüro, Berlin and the Forum-NRW, Düsseldorf (GER), at the Space4 Gallery in Peterborough (UK), at the Secca in Winston-Salem (USA) and the California State Univeristy Long Beach Art Museum in Los Angeles (USA).