Raum 106 ist eine Klasse, ein Studio, eine Bibliothek und eine Publikation. Die vorliegende Publikation wurde von der Klasse Prof. John Morgan an der Kunstakademie Düsseldorf gestaltet. Sie erscheint jährlich: Die nächste Ausgabe wird zum Akademierundgang im Februar 2021 publiziert.
Raum 106, Issue nr. 3
Klasse John Morgan
Christiane ‘Polly’ Bücek
Boaz Yosef Friedman
Karólína Rós Ólafsdóttir
Thomas Artur Spallek
Anna R. Winder
Klasse Prof. John Morgan
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© 2020 The contributors,
Klasse John Morgan
His mother was a costume designer in Hollywood.
Maiden name of Buddenbrock, Bastian.
In 1898 introduced C21 H23 NO5 onto the market. Said they stopped production in 1931
»Meine Kunst kriegt hier zu fressen« sagte er über den ersten Weltkrieg.
Artist. Human Being.
Bo Bardi, Lina
Routine and communal places made man forget the natural beauty of ‘moving in space,’ of his conscious movement, of those little gestures…
A room you can spend a lifetime in.
Artist, writer, musician. He gets up so early every morning, don’t ask me why.
professional dilettant in a lot of fields; quite fond of pseudonyms.
An enthusiast in every sphere who, gradually disillusioned and enlightened, ends by devoting himself to the culte des hôtels.
Who has designed typefaces, but now mostly designs sentences.
A typeface caught in between British common sense and German Sachlichkeit.
Son of god.
Allgemein bezeichnet Cointreau den klassischen Triple Sec mit weißem Etikett.
Some place on an isle; tongue of land.
Language between German and English.
Where I wrote he I also could have written she, because the male and the female look identical.
If we look at our own code, our dna, our entire ‘operating system’ – it’s equivalent to 600 compressed megabytes. That is smaller than any other modern operating system, smaller than Linux, Windows, iOS or any other such system. So the algorithms of our program might not be too complicated.
Fought in the Resistance.
Phallic-centered psychoanalyst and no fan of female sexuality.
Friedman, Boaz Yosef
Also misses John Baldessari.
Knows what’s going on.
Female forename, deriving from the Old High German word gīsal, meaning ‘pledge’.
It’s said that he sleeps in black & red blankets and that he loves mayo
Hand, the left one
Normally used to hold my right hand, am I ambidextrous or is it a blooper, you decide.
Could never decide wether he wanted to be a scientist, philosopher, poet, artist or mage. Fails to properly be anything of the above. Tries to become so good at failing that it could be mistaken for success.
hates the word ‘hubby’.
It’s the smell of freedom.
German surname, deriving from a dynasty of sword makers.
who uses charcoal almost exclusively for barbecue garden parties.
Female forename, short form of Elisabeth, deriving from the Hebrew name אֱלִישֶׁבַע Elisheva, meaning ‘My God is an oath’.
(Panthera leo, veraltet/poetisch/mundartlich Leu).
An attempt of decoration.
Sublimation is everything.
The ‘Handling Instructions’ included in every Frank Miura box states that the timepeice is not resistant to perspiration, atmospheric pressure changes or temperature changes. The user takes full responsibility for any damages resulting from something as minor as the watch hitting a door, or dropping from a hight of 2cm. ‘When the time delay becomes too large’, it reads, ‘the user should adjust the time accordingly. This may need to be done everyday’.
Mitscherlich, Alexander and Margarete
Psychoanalysts and authors of Inability to Mourn: Principles of Collective Behavior (1967)
see Morgan, John.
Professor of Environmental Studies at York University (CA), editor of Queer Ecologies: Sex, Nature, Politics, Desire (2010). She works at the intersections of queer, trans* and feminist ecologies, environmental studies, philosophy, and (bio-)politics.
Mehr bis zum Schwindel.
Naked handshake deal
George Bush and Saddam Hussein, naked, meet on a hill and discuss what to do. Nobody will die. A lot of people are happy. After discussing everything you shake hands and the deal is fixed.
Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm
Moustached philosopher/classical philologist who was appointed professor at age 25 and later got mad. Loved music, hated headaches, consistently ambivalent about everything else.
Canon eos 600d & Minolta Riva Zoom 140.
I learnt how to swim there.
or Yoko Ono.
Oder 2000, (LEAVE TO REMAIN)
Some piece of paper, imperative.
Male forename, deriving from the Greek word Πετρος Petros meaning ‘stone’.
Fictional character of Kurt Vonnegut. Learnt how to time travel. Figured out that history was inevitable, time was simultaneous, and that everything was fine. Didn’t read Sebald.
What about starting a band? X-Ray Spex?
Users also ask: does a spoonful of sugar really help the medicine go down?
An Angel from Montgomery.
They are unhappy in an aquazoo. German – british newformed melancholic punkband.
Especially likes grown-up trees.
Discovered there was no Futura in nostalgia.
Rilke, Rainer Maria
Whose mother dressed him up like a girl until he was 9 years old.
No toilets on board.
Butter tester in the Käseunion in Switzerland, pub owner, merchant and also restorer of church windows.
The most abandoned spot in the entire region.
Sophie Isabel Urban & Simon Wienk-Borgert
Artist couple, double trouble.
The Nazis held Spengler in high esteem. Their gratitude, however, was not boundless; when they came to power, and he declined to join in the ‘Heil Hitler!’ chorus, they brusquely shouldered him aside. But by that time his contributions had been incorporated in their ideology, and in this guise Spengler lives today in the minds which decide war and peace in Europe.
To whom we owe this glossary.
Who learned ‘It Takes a Worried Man to Sing a Worried Song’, when his father gave him his first guitar.
Temporäres Lächeln, comfort fit
Das Produkt ist sehr sehr schlecht und ich bin sehr enttäuscht.
Who was an ascetic typographer, and evidently a good dancer.
UK Border Agency
La personne est maintenant remise a la police aux frontieres.
Weyhe, Maximilian Friedrich
Classicist landscape architect (1775 – 1846). Do you know any park in Düsseldorf? Yes? It’s probably by him.
Gave up anecdotes for the New Year.
Last words: ‘I’d quite like to have composed a philosophical work which consists entirely of jokes. Sadly I didn’t have a sense of humour.’
A street fighting man who saw a red red door and wanted to paint it black.
Lead singer of Кино, the band shown to me by my favourite Russian lover girl, Elvira.