vienna: ash, inc.

artist michael huey’s exhibition ash, inc. opens at song song on thu – jan 15. before he exhibited art works, huey edited a family history book. in the process of assembling this archive, he came into possession of a singular body of information surrounding his family. the letters a-s-h are the initials of his grandfather, and ash, inc., is the name of the latter’s [now defunct] company. in the exhibition huey meditates on the different meanings of the three letters. the show contains photographs from the site of pompeii next to anonymous images found in an american basement, the residue of an aunt and cancelled checks are found sharing a table, elements of the artist’s first exhibited sculptures. the meaning of this history has become the subject of his work as an artist. location: praterstrasse 11-13 [leopoldstadt]. note: click image to enlarge