Karima Klasen 1972, Germany
My painting and installation works confront space and time in the broader sense. I conceive of the physical space as canvas and painterly ground. Geometric lines and areas are placed in relation to the particular parameters of each site, individual elements of spaces are accentuated with adhesive tape, paper, and acrylic paint so that ultimately spaces within spaces emerge.
It is those uncontrollable interdependencies, between situational constellations and artistic intervention that make visible new and unexpected meanings and perceptual relations.
The interplay between color, light, materials, and location is in dialogue with the pre-established urban and local circumstances.
My artistic process is open-ended. The reference to the respectively different situational conditions enables the repetitive creation of new work that can never be entirely predetermined.