Anka Manshusen

In her works, Anka Manshusen is looking for a new definition of matter - a matter which does not devote itself to what is present, but rather reveals what is hidden behind it. The artist deals in a very individual way with the medium of photography, by using it not to depict a reality found in the outside, but rather to create realities freed from imagery.
Starting from the real object in front of the studiocamera, she looks for the invisible, which is the basis of what is visible. So she converts what is no longer depicted but abstracted. These can be extracted color elements, light-dark contrasts or the arrangement of color pigments. In the resulting abstract images of light, matter becomes a manifestation of motion, which, in turn, propagates intuitive vibrations.


Vita

1965 geboren in Bremerhaven
studiert Visuelle Kommunikation mit Schwerpunkt Fotografie an der Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg bei Silke Grossmann
Anka Manshusen lebt und arbeitet in Hamburg und Barcelona


Ausstellungen

Selection

2016
Barcelona Design Week, Recdi8

2015
Galerie Schimming Hamburg

2014
Galerie Georg Molitoris, Galerien im Kontorhausviertel, Hamburg

2012
Steigenberger Hotel, Hamburg

2011
Madrid Foto Galería H2O

2010
Galería Carlos Roldos, Mallorca
Galería Agora3, Sitges (G)

2009
KraterEmsemble /Juan Kruz Igerabide
TABAKALERA, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Donostia
Edifici Miramar, Sitges
Galería Carlos Roldos, Mallorca
Galería Mada Primavesi, Madrid
Galería Iiuminarte, Barcelona

2008
Museum of Arte Contemporanio

2007
Hesperia Tower, Barcelona

2006
aletazos Galería Standarte, Mallorca
Fundacion Caixa Pendedés, Vilanova/Barcelona

2004
Galería La Santa, Barcelona