In her work, Annette Kelm (b. 1975, Stuttgart, Germany) is interested in the function of objects and the nature of their representation, typologies, mass production, design, and technology. Her photographs often conflate several genres into single images, or develop single motifs across serial images to combine a variety of artistic, historical, and cross-cultural references. Kelm lives and works in Berlin. Solo exhibitions of the artist’s work have been presented at numerous international institutions, including ICA Milano, 2022, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, 2022, Museum Frieder Burda | Salon Berlin, 2020, the Fosun Foundation, Shanghai, 2018, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, 2018, Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover, 2017, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, 2016, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, 2014, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany, 2011 and KW – Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, 2009, among others. In addition to her participation in the 54th Venice Biennale, 2011, Kelm’s work has been part of important institutional group exhibitions including Triennial for Photography and New Media, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Hovikodden, Norway, 2020, Tell me about yesterday tomorrow, Munich Documentation Centre for the History of National Socialism, Munich, Germany, 2019, Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 2015, traveled to Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2016, and New Photography, MoMA, New York, 2013, among others.Kelm’s work is represented in the permanent collections of Hamburger Kunsthalle; Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Tate Modern, London; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Centre Pompidou, Paris; Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland; and the Guggenheim Museum, New York.