In the House for Strangers / Im fremden Haus 2012
Oil on paper, 39 x 34 cm

“Im fremden Haus” [In the House for Strangers] is the title Nanaé Suzuki has given her new series of oil paintings on paper. Six of these situational paintings are placed in the south windows of the guest house and can be viewed from outside. In each of them, a women does housework. The curiosity of the visitor peering in is heightened and/or perturbed by obstacles and optical amplification, be it a magnifying lens, a water glass, or a stray leaf. (Johanna Bartl)