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Exhibition Review

GERMANY

Manifold echoes

A transcultural venture in Stuttgart

Victoria Hynes

ANNIE WU, The Secret of the Cargo Cults, 1992, tempera on plaster paintings, wooden crates, dimensions variable, courtesy the artist and Galerie Angelika Harthan, Stuttgart.

The city of Stuttgart is not widely known as a major centre for contemporary art in Germany. However in April 1998 it played host to an extensive and ambitious exhibition project surveying non-western contemporary artforms. The joint project, titled 'vielfaches echo' (manifold echoes), was an attempt to examine, through its multifarious exhibition displays scattered throughout…

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