Tuesday, Friday–Sunday 10am – 7pm
Wednesday, Thursday 10am – 10pm
Römerberg, 60311 Frankfurt
Exciting insights into the recurring fascination of wilderness in art
Now available at SCHIRN and in our online shop
Discover 6 special stations in the exhibition. Simply access to our free SCHIRN WIFI
About the fascination of Wilderness in art
What does a polar bear on the heater and a crocodile on the ceiling? For a cup of tea in artist Mark Dion’s cabinet of wonders in New York.
What exactly is wilderness and can you also find it in Germany? Wilderness consultant Manuel Schweiger about nature protection, discovery trails and primeval beetles.
But then of course he’s an actor. For at least as long Lars Eidinger has also been a DJ.
In Japan it’s been a customary practice for decades, and the trend has now reached Germany: What forest bathing has to do with wilderness and our yearning for nature.
About praying mantises, insect-like plants and nightmares. We met Joachim Koester on Skype. His work is still on display in the WILDERNESS exhibition at the SCHIRN until February 3rd.