‘Property is nothing but a basis of expectation; the expectation of deriving certain advantages from a thing which we are said to possess [. . .]. It is not material, it is metaphysical; it is a mere conception of the mind.’
Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832) an English philosopher and legal theorist
THINGS is an exhibition for performances, experimenting on the link between property and construction of identity. It is a site specific event happening in a big second hand warehouse in Vienna. Curated and orchestrated by Anat Stainberg, with contribution from the artists; Hans Bryssinck, Radek Hewelt, Otobong Nkanga, Yasmina Haddad, Jan Maertens and Martin Siewert.