Solo show at P/////AKT, Amsterdam (NL)
7 May – 4 June 2017
Extracts from the Press Release:
FADE IN from BLACK (abruptly)
It´s not night yet, but it's definitely not day anymore. The whole scene might be permeated with a faint yet detectable scent of wet paint. Outside: a light rain starts falling.
Imagine a series of abstract shapes. Picture each and every one of these shapes respectively containing a smaller and being contained by a larger one so that, when describing any of the aforementioned figures, you could already envisage the existence of both a predecessor and a successor.
In the room there are two equal and equally independent alphabets. One, the first one, is the alphabet of the teller. It could be noisy and complicated. But it could also be extremely entertaining, or moving. The second is the alphabet of the wanderer. It's silent and schematic, borderline childish, but it has the same drive as the instinct to cover up your face when fearing a hit. Now picture the two alphabets coexisting one in front of the other, as if mirrored. They both tell stories: a man or a honeybee or a chacma baboon or a spider-monkey or a woman or a group of people walking or running or leaning or sitting or standing still, as if dead, etcetera...