The 21st edition of GARAGE EXCHANGE VIENNA – LOS ANGELES presents new works by the Vienna-based artist Christian Kosmas Mayer and an artist of his choice from Los Angeles.
Mackey Apartments
Christian Kosmas Mayer, Installation view of If you love life like I do, Altana Galerie, Dresden, 2019 © Adrian Sauer
The central theme of the project is the historical reappraisal of a historically significant oak tree that stood for 86 years in the backyard of the childhood home of high jumper Cornelius Johnson in Los Angeles. The project, which combines a wide range of disciplines including photography, sculpture, literature, and music, deals with questions  of memory, the preservation of memory, and rediscovery.