„I want to scream somehow - for myself, for others. I want to be part of a revolution that is
happening right now - inside me, outside also.“ „Does it have to be so vulgar and so militant?“,
my grandmother replied and I reminded her of the violent screaming that many revolutions had
To be heard.
My choice of obscure poetry, rather than plain fact is an artistic one. I indulge in the many
meanings and entangled utterances. And so art remains to be free and ungoverned. I fight for
that, the inexplicable aspects of creation, like a plant that grows into whatever direction it wants,
while you simply water it.
I also proclaim that growth does not necessarily come from going forward all the time. We
mustn’t forget sidesteps and backflips. The animal that we have caged inside us is our
evolution. There is something to be gained in dispossessing the imperative of rational thinking.
There is something to be gained in not letting go of our body, our senses, our pre-historical
That is content. That is art.
This is my Land!
Bremen, March 2018
Sarah Lüdemann (1981) lives and works in Berlin & Bremen, Germany.
She is represented by Gallery Schlachthaus.