yes, l have an answer
the interactive performance "yes, l have an answer" (former title: art is..) has been carried out since 2001 in different places of the world with the help of financial awards and residencies. it is about the significance and effect of art. i thank about 3000 persons who, out of the blue, were confronted with my request to think about their personal opinion about the importance or meaning of art and wrote this down on my boards and allowed a photo.

"yes, l have an answer" in lamu, kenia, 2012,
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(2012)

quiet reflections about the meaning of art ..
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"yes, i have an answer": a teacher, in a bank, a watchman, in an office
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question about the meaning of art.a bricklayer, a tailor, a carpenter and a fishermen answer.
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(2012)

the women are not allowed to show their faces, but they present their thoughts about art
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(2012)

the posters for the exhibition "yes, i have an answer" in lamu fort arouse interest
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children as a rule are not involved in the performance.but sometimes they discover an empty board and then, yes, they have a comment too..
yes, l have an answer (art is..) in shanghai
on invitation of alp galleries, new york,
performance and exhibition of the art is..project on the occasion of the 1. shanghai spring art salon 2003, shanghai


(2003)

"yes, i have an answer" (title at that time "art is..") im 1.spring art salon, shanghai
st.petersburg, russia
invitation to the 6. biennial of international art, st.petersburg, russia, in 2005. performance and exhibition of the art is...project. award as best work.

yes, l have an answer, usa, 2003, 2014
grant of the government of schleswig-holstein for the project "yes, l have an answer" (art is...) in new york in 2002/3 (studio in williamsburg for 6 month).
exhibition in williamsburg art and historical center


new york, 2003

yes, i have an answer" in new york and in san francisco, 2003, 2014
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yes, l have an answer (art is..) nepal
residency of the kathmandu
contemporary art center, kathmandu, nepal. final exhibition of the performance in patan museum, kathmandu.


(2011)

vivid discussions about the meaning of art in kathmandu.
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(2011)

thinking about the meaning of art in durbar square, patan, nepal
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(2011)

a shopkeeper, a policewoman and a weaver have an answer
(2011)

the meaning of art? nuns and monks in a tibetean nunnery and monastery are reflecting about the meaning of art... and then "yes, i have an answer".
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