Manifesta purposely strives to keep its distance from what are often seen as the dominant centres of artistic production, instead seeking fresh and fertile terrain for the mapping of a new cultural topography.

Hans Schabus, AT

Installation exhibited at Portikus

This project by Austrian artist Hans Schabus consisted of a darkened room with an oval opening through which visitors entered. In this room, the artist projected a video of himself sailing the sewers of Vienna, New York and Frankfurt in a small wooden boat called Forlorn.