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MARCEL ODENBACH

BIO

(b 1953 in Cologne) studied architecture, art history and semiotics at the Technische Hochschule, Aachen (Dipl. Ing). In the late 1970s, Odenbach started video work with tapes and installations, performances and drawings. Marcel Odenbach, in conjunction with Ulrike Rosenbach and Klaus vom Bruch, belongs to the most internationally established German video artists. Also in the 1970s they formed the producer group ATV. In the 1990s he was a professor at the Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung, Karlsruhe. Odenbach's works paradigmatically criticize the specific conditions of the German society for which he usually finds literary titles referring to puns or traditional sayings. He lives and works in Cologne.

BIO

PRODUCTS

A Day at Sea, 2012

Polly Twill

59" Wide

Textile

La Chasse, 2009

Folding seat

Wood, textile

11.2 (L) x 16.4 (W)

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