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Germinations 13 Touching From a Distance

8 February–23 March 2002

Germinations 13 - Touching from a Distance is an exhibition curated by Kati Kivinen (Finland) which explores insights into new communicative technologies by nine young European artists: Johanna Domke & Friederike Rückert (DK/DE), Sophie H. Ernst (NL), Matias Faldbakken (NO), Ursula Groser (AT), Janusz Grünspek (DE), Katie Holten (IR), Noëlle Pujol (FR) and Sami Sorvali (FI).

As a starting point for the project many questions and ideas surrounding the subject of communication in the era of the new technologies were raised. Issues such as what effect modern communication technologies have on interpersonal relations, and the possibilities and risks of an unlimited exchange of information are central theme of the exhibition. The aim of the project is to make people aware of and to visualise the way the new technologies change and construct our reality.

The exhibition Touching from a Distance is one of five such exhibitions, held over a four month period in five different European cities, under the common title 'Germinations 13'. All these exhibitions are initiated and organised by the cultural foundation 'Germinations Europe', based in Antwerp, Belgium, which has been working for young European artists starting their professional career for 20 years. As reaction towards the recent changes in the field of exhibition making 'germinations europe' in 2000 launched 'germinations 13', a new concept that focuses on 'curating'. Within a European-wide contest five curators were selected, to realise and to develop their exhibition concepts reflecting current themes of the international art scene. (For further information please visit:

For further information please contact:
Dawn Williams, Exhibitions Officer,
Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Emmet Place, Cork, Ireland
phone +353 (0) 21 427 33 77, fax +353(0) 21 480 50 43,
Kati Kivinen, Co-ordinator, FRAME Finnish Fund for Art Exchange,
Lönnrotinkatu 39 B 13, FIN-00180 Helsinki, phone (+358 9) 612 64 220, fax
(+358 9) 612 64 230, e-mail:;

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