Franziska Opel – 24hrs

17. 04.15 – 16.05.15


Coming through the underground entrance Ebertplatz one gets a hint of the Cologne Art Fair taking place on ground-level elsewhere in the city. Franziska Opel exhibits her piece 24 HRS OPEN in two large shop windows, invited by the ComeTogether Projekt. The brightly coloured graphics remind of stained glass in churches through black outlines. But here it is neon light that shines trough. The sole sacral aspect of the piece, which consciously deals with the world of art and advertising. The windows show the words PLAY and TIME stretched by graphic images. Some of the letters appear shadow-like on the rear wall. Oscillating between these two messages art-carousel turns its rounds. The lights are on and the money flows…

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