Ron Mueck makes hyperrealistic human figures in distorted and uncomfortable scale. From very small man on a tiny pool mat, to a larger than life couple under a beach umbrella. I wrote my graduating thesis on the exploration of Ron Mueck’s sculptures through Slavoj Žižek and Lacanian psychoanalysis… yes dark, deep, and very analytical. It was a great pleasure to visit his new works; seemingly relaxed vacation mis-en-scène intimate, serene, yet surreal and uneasy.
Foundation Cartier presents The Air is On Fire, the first and unique exhibition of paintings and artworks created by the celebrated cult film maker David Lynch. The exhibition was massive, and divided into rooms according to media. The main floor was dedicated to massive paintings which incorporated paint, clothing, found objects, and at times human waste into a life size ground positioning the viewers in the midst of a conflictual moment. The use of text as dialogue narrated the paintings […]
At Foundation Cartier, Tabiamo uses videos and narrow space to reconfigure the gallery into the interior of a Japanese commuter train. The layout of the space, films projected onto the walls, gives the participatory sensation to the viewer of actually being a passanger in the hallucinatory train. As the landscape streams past in the windows, passengers board and disembark, strange things begin to happen. People sleep, disembodied hands fly through the train compartments, giant sushi roll through the wagon, riders […]