Limited Edition by Brad Downey
Shovels Propped, 2013
Water Notebook 2022/23
A few years ago, Klaus Littmann observed a man in China who, with calligraphic care, dipped his brush in water and wrote words of wisdom on the floor. The action was closer to a meditative act than to rebelling against political circumstances. Klaus Littmann now appropriates the peaceful act to share his discomfort publicly. Meaningful sequences from his Water Notebook are now making the rounds on instagram and facebook: BE WATER MY FRIEND - Bruce Lee's poetic verse is gone just as quickly as NO WATER NO LIFE, or: THERE IS NO PLANET B - water blackens the gray ground in circles before heat cuts out islands and grimaces from the simulation of our planet and finally erases everything.
WHAT I LIKE, 2023
Under the title "WHAT I LIKE" at St. Johanns-Vorstadt 33 in Basel, I regularly showcase projects, ideas, sketches, art, both the familiar and the unknown in the front space. In the back part of the room, a small cabinet of curiosities is growing with old and new objects, precious and mystical works. This space is intended not only to serve as a source of visual inspiration but also as a meeting point for exchange. Moreover, it aims to provide the opportunity to engage with current events.