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Edgar Leciejewski

Studio Building
Studio Interior
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Studio Location
Star #50 (Fluegelstudie), 2006, C-Print
Wand 28.04.2009, C-Print, 136 x 170 cm
Installation view CTT # 11 and 10, each C-Print, 120 90 cm
Gatrenrotschwanz # 23, 2007 and Kohlmeise # 14, 2003, each C-Print, 50 x 40 cm
Fleck, 2008, C-Print, 93 x 73 cm
Artist's Statement

This is not about human fallibility. Imagine someone trying his best to fly by imitating the strokes of the wings of a dove with his arms and hands. May the inability to fly be conceived as failure? You might say that it was a failure, but of what exactly? If there is no prospect of success you can never fail. (...) That the fire will burn me when I put my hand inside: that is certainty. I.e., this shows us what certainty means. Not only what the word "certainty" means, but also what it is about. We are not here to find us mutually pleasing. (...)


Edgar Leciejewski
1977 geboren in Berlin
1998 Abschluss der Buchhandelslehre, Köln
2001 Abitur, Abendgymnasium Köln
2001 - 2003 Studium der Theaterwissenschaften, Philosophie
und Kunstgeschichte an der Freien Universität Berlin
2003 - 2009 Studium an der Hochschule für Grafi k und Buchkunst Leipzig
in den Klassen von Prof. Timm Rautert und Prof. Christopher Muller
2009 Diplom
seit 2009 Meisterschülerstudium bei Prof. Christopher Muller