drape two parts
(each 2,40 m long x 1,50 wide)
pasted up with red and silver sequins
that build a song text

HOOD, installation view 2014, xhibit Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Vienna


The drapes are pasted up with sequins that build the text of the title song from Wudtke’s album The Fine
Art of Living
. With the slogan “The Fine Art of Living” a real estate company was promoting luxory upper price scale apartments for sale in Berlin. Here the life in the ”hood” is sold as lifestyle and in the mean time the life of the people in this neighbourhood is destroyed. Ina Wudtke’s work talks about how real estate companies evict low income households from their apartments in the city centers of the worlds metropoles.

HOOD, installation view 2014, xhibit Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna