Clemens Ascher

© VASA and Clemens Ascher
Recorded May 2020


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Clemens Ascher -born 1983 Austria - lives and works between London and Vienna.

The Art of Clemens Ascher is multi allusive, in both his use of layered symbolism and his treatment of photography as a medium.

In his works he continues to critically explore different methods of societal control. From capitalism and advertising via patriotism and nationalism to religion, generated ideas like fears, hopes or desires are implanted into people’s minds in order to control them. Such controlling structures use strong symbols to represent their belief systems.  This is also the starting point of Ascher’s works.

VASA Exhibition