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Kunstverein in Hamburg

Exhibitions

BRUCE & NORMAN YONEMOTO
MIRROR OF DESIRE

9.7.-2.10.2022

The Kunstverein in Hamburg is proud to present Mirror of Desire, the first institutional solo exhibition of Bruce (*1949, USA) and Norman Yonemoto (*1946-2014, USA) in Germany. The artists’ highly stylized, ironic, and camp films deconstruct the visual language of advertising and the tropes of Hollywood cinema. In their work, they draw from genres like the melodrama or the soap opera to simultaneously exaggerate and deflate narrative structures, cultural mythologies, and psychoanalytic norms. Informed by queer and Asian-American perspectives, the films in Mirror of Desire exemplify a form of analysis that takes dominant visual culture and the techniques of its production as its object.
Often produced as collaborations, Bruce and Norman Yonemoto’s films star several figures from the Los Angeles art and performance scene, including Patricia Arquette, Goldie Glitters and Spalding Gray, Mike Kelley, Ron Vawter and
Mary Woronov—all of whom appear in

Mirror of Desire at the Kunstverein in Hamburg.

Curated by Milan Ther

The exhibition is made possible with the kind support of the Ministry of Culture and Media of Hamburg.

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