From thinking about a specific matter, discovering relations and renegotiating pre-existing assumptions by collecting and evaluating knowledge, to the building of a platform and thereby forming a community—it seems that we are always drawing circles around people and structures.
When we decide what is “inside”, with that we always decide what remains “outside”. However, it must be allowed that parts of the “outside” can decide for themselves whether and when they want or have to become elements of an inner circle.
Due to this moment of uncertainty, which determines when and if something is part of a thematic complex and thus affects it, it makes no difference if or when we stop drawing a specific circle. Either we continue to do it ourselves or others will do so with or without us. And in historical contemplation, we'll form a thematic spiral.
Supported by Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stiftung Kunstfonds (NEUSTART KULTUR), Rosspartner, and Holz-Hauff GmbH.
The HuM-Collective would like to thank Markus Bock, Anita Carey-Yard, and Helmut Dietz.