Tobias Kaspar – Back Row (Germany 2016, 21:01 mins)

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Back Row depicts the back office of the leisure-industry. In it, sequences of close ups fo hands, space, and fabric show a model working with the staff of a professional dry cleaning business in Rio de Janeiro. This video is the third part of the trilogy Surface Apparent, which Tobias Kaspar directed between 2013 and 2016.


Born in 1984, Tobias Kaspar currently lives in Berlin. His work has been subject to personal exhibitions at the Halle für Kunst of Lüneburg (2012, cur. Valérie Knoll and Hannes Loichinger), at the Alex Zachary gallery in New York (2011), and at Hermes und der Pfau in Stuttgart (2009). He recently took part in the following exhibitions: Made in Berlin, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, La demeure joyeuse, Francesca Pia gallery, Zürich (cur. Anne Dressen), That’s the way we do it, Kunsthaus Bregenz (cur. Yilmaz Dziewior), How to work (more for) less, Kunsthalle Basel (cur. Annette Amberg and Adam Szymczyk), Test Transmission, Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand (cur. Caterina Riva). He is also represented by Silberkuppe in Berlin.

This movie is part of

Authenticity Revisited

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