* in Hamburg, 1980
Lives and works in Berlin
Kiessling experiments with minimal interventions in nature that become art objects once they enter the exhibition space. In his work your map is not correct anymore (2017), two stones from the outermost edges of Europe are brought together; he personally collected them from the top of Gibraltar and the northernmost point in Norway. This action is shown in the video. Once visualized and materialized, the abstract mapping of a geographical space becomes a concrete sensual perception.