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Andreas Siekmann and Alice Creischer are an artist duo who are also active as critics, essayists, and curators.

Their artwork and research focus on economic and postcolonial world history. Siekmann and Creischer remain active participants of self-organized artist movements in Germany that emerged in the early 1990s. Creischer’s recent exhibitions include: Establishment of Matter of Facts, KOW, Berlin 2012; and Social Fabric, Institute of International Visual Arts, London, Lunds Konsthall, Lund, and Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum, Mumbai, 2012. Siekmann’s recent exhibitions include: Liebe ist kälter als das Kapital, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, 2013; and Verhandlungen unter Zeitdruck, Aus: Faustpfand, Treuhand und die unsichtbare Hand (2005–2008), Museum Abteiberg, Monchengladbach, 2012. Siekmann and Creischer recently curated (with Max Jorge Hinderer) The Potosí Principle, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, and Museo Nacional de Arte & Museo Nacional de Etnografia y Folklore, La Paz, 2010–2011. Siekmann and Creischer live and work in Berlin.

Exhibited work:
Andreas Siekmann and Alice Creischer, In the Stomach of the Predator, 2012–2013. Twelve prints on canvas, 170 x 240 cm, HD video, 10 minutes. Courtesy of Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, and KOW, Berlin. Commissioned by Bergen Assembly 2013.

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