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Leon Eixenberger

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Born in 1985, Leon Eixenberger lives and works in Berlin where he was a student of Olafur Eliasson in the framework of Institut für Raumexperimente. His work has been exhibited at the Museum for Photography in Berlin, Vitamin Creative Space in Guangzhou, the Farbfest at Bauhaus in Dessau, the Venice Biennale for Architecture and the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin. In 2014 he won the Driffing Prize for Sculpture and the International Creator Grant Tokyo.

 

I run from house to thought, and keep my eyes open.

To let its world blend in.

I sleep in pre-made boats, from others, well kepts, disintegrating ones.

Some on the verge of building. Merely build sketched ones. Others.

I don’t make them own. I don’t inhale them.

I run from house to thought, leaving drawings on the wall, the way cavemen did them.

Leaving footprints in the warm sand. Some of them, I see again and others vanish.

Once grief, once pleasure.

I run from house to house, I move to keep me whole, for not the houses are what moves through time.

 

(Leon Eixenberger)

http://www.leoneixenberger.net

 

Date: November 13, 2014