Invited by the European Outsider Art Association, Nina Roskamp and Bertold Schmidt-Thomé, partner and lawyer at the law firm dtb, Berlin, presented the Geyso20 collection at the conference on "Ǝ Quality" in Stockholm 2019. What are the special challenges of a collection that is linked to the work of an open studio?
The Collection Geyso20 represents Geyso20 as an evolved cultural place with a concentration on the artists.
The artists in the collection are former, already deceased and current artists of the Geyso20 studio. The collection is also open to external outsider artists.
The Geyso20 Collection thus shows the diversity and richness in the field of Outsider Art. The aims of the Collection are to strengthen the artists' self-image, the preservation of Outsider Art, the support of research on Outsider Art, the protection of artistic work from short-term monetary interests and the sustainable strengthening of Geyso20 and other Outsider Art studios.