The Fact of Matter

William Forsythe, 2009
1949, New York, NY (US) – Frankfurt am Main (DE)

Polycarbonate rings, polyester belts, ground support rigging
Courtesy of the artist

In the collection of FRAC, Besançon

Producer: Julian Gabriel Richter

In cooperation with the Biennale Art, Venice
and the Ursula Blickle Foundation

June 6. 2009, Venice, 53rd Art Exhibition, Fare Mondi

Venice, 53rd Art Exhibition, Fare Mondi, 2009
London, Hayward Gallery, 2010 - 2011
Munich, Haus der Kunst, 2011
Düsseldorf, K20, 2011
Seoul, National Museum of Contemporary Art, 2012
Frankfurt, MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, 2015
Berlin, Akademie der Künste, 2016
Boston, ICA, 2018
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, 2019
Dhaka, Dhaka Art Summit, 2020
Besançon, FRAC, 2023

The Fact of Matter is a choreographic object.
The object is not so much there to be seen,
as to be used.
An engagement with the object offers the user
a possible re-assessment of their mass, strength,
and coordination skill as a unified system.