Heike Kabisch´s multi-layered sculptures talk about isolation, power, frustration and interdependency, but always with a strong sense of humour. The sweetness of the works is seductive, evoking a warm feeling in the viewer, but ultimately resulting in an attack, in a disturbing way. On close observation, you find grotesque figures, caught between fighting and resignation, unwilling to interact, forming another world in their mysterious, distressed and intangible way.
Heike Kabisch is a German artist based in Glasgow. Her work has recently been shown in group exhibitions in the UK and internationally including as part of “Bloomberg newcontemporaries 2007” Birmingham, London, Manchester/ “Kunstsalon”, Berlin (2006) / Die Windmühle aus dem südlichen Teil des Jenseits” Kunstverein Mönchengladbach (2006)/ ”Muse heute?”, Kunsthalle Bremen (2005) and “LeereXVision: Coming People”, Martha Museum (2004), curated by Jan Hoet.
Solo exhibitions include “Snowy-White, Rosy-Red, Will You Beat Your Lover Dead?, Wewerka-Pavillion(2007), Münster and in Galerie Reimann le Bègue (2006), Düsseldorf