Matthew Barney: River of Fundament

Booklet 16.03.14 2014

The exhibition tour provides insight into the correlation between the different parts of the Gesamtkunstwerk "River of Fundament", inspired by American author Norman Mailer and his sprawling, controversial novel "Ancient Evenings". Developed by Matthew Barney in collaboration with the composer Jonathan Bepler since 2007, the project comprises the epic-length symphonic film "River of Fundament", three performances, 14 large-scale sculptures weighing up to 25 tons, drawings, photographs, storyboards, and vitrines.


Matthew Barney: River of Fundament

16.03.14

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Film

Matthew Barney: River of Fundament — The Film

Taking the American landscape as its backdrop, the film "River of Fundament" is conceived of as a contemporary opera and an epic story of regeneration and rebirth. MORE


In the press

Reviews on Matthew Barney's "River of Fundament"

Interviews, stories of performance participants, book reviews – here you find different press reactions to Matthew Barney's "River of Fundament". MORE


Essay

Portals and Processions: Matthew Barney's "River of Fundament"

Essay by Okwui Enwezor MORE


Activity sheets

New: Riddle rally for parents and children

Activity sheet on "Matthew Barney: River of Fundament" MORE


Worksheets

Worksheets on "Matthew Barney: River of Fundament"

Worksheets on topics related to the exhibition "Matthew Barney: River of Fundament" can be downloaded here (in German). MORE


Video

Matthew Barney: Exhibition Film

Video on the exhibition "Matthew Barney: River of Fundament" and the European premiere of the symphonic-epic film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler. MORE


Video

Matthew Barney: Video on the exhibition installation

Video on the installation of Matthew Barney's complex exhibition "River of Fundament". MORE


Poster

Matthew Barney: River of Fundament

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