From the book “The Sense of movement – When artists Travel” I took the liberty, as a travelling artist myself, to cut out pictures and give them my own touch.
Once Katharina Stumm has your address in her address book, you are sometimes surprised with a card out of the blue.
In her serial works, Katharina Stumm creates similiar motivs or breaks up larger works into newly assembled smaller works
Der Himmel der Gleiche is a continuing series, again and again the artist returns to this theme. At moments a clear line contains the horizon, at others the blue of the sky pours over the whole sheet.
From a book about architecture of the 50s in California, “Meditarranean to modern”, the motifs are selected and extracted. While dreaming of the beautiful places, the Mediterranean can be brought to California and yet the places are always to be seen differently, is not the place, the architecture decisive. Katharina Stumm intervened, made trips and in the end packed the spatial into a portable two dimensional image.
It remains the idea of architecture, the idea of space but as in a dream, slightly changed, a skepticism about reality arises, how bewitched it feels