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Exit – Kunstforeningen Gammel Strand

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The Chandelier Ballroom, stalactite in clay, oil on canvas, light, 2008

 

”One day there will be no gap between the artist and the piece.”

Enter

The sky

The cave

The set, no longer an empty white room

Light / shadow / stalactite bodies

(Color)

Eternity arises in a split moment, inviting past and future into a present space of arches in artificial light

A rainful summer night

open your eyes and let the light in…

here, now

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”One day there will be no gap between the artist and the piece.”

Home_Alone_installation_view

Home alone

Home_Alone_installation_view

TJORG DOUGLAS BEER, SOFIA HULTÉN, ERIK VAN LIESHOUT, EMIL LYKKEGAARD, PIND, STEFAN ROTVIT, AGNETE KROGH VINKLER, ERWIN WURM

To be home alone. To be able to do as one pleases. To decide for oneself. A title borrowed from a Hollywood film functions as the starting point for an exhibition where eight artists are given free hands to occupy the gallery with installation, photography, painting, drawing, text and video.

The participating artists administrate this in a variety of different ways. From Emil Lykkegaard’s investigation of the concept of autonomy on a white sheet of A4 to Pind’s lonely documentation of twenty-four hours of nonstop stream of consciousness and Erik van Lieshout’s attempt at teaching a young Chinese girl English. Stefan Rotvit’s contribution is an undisturbed world of condensed cloud formations in ballpoint on cotton and Sofia Hultén’s a kind of hide and seek with the inventory of the house. Tjorg Douglas Beer presents two meditating Palestinians on picnic and Erwin Wurm sculptures of cucumbers on the scale of 1:1 while Agnete Krogh Vinkler transforms the architecture of the gallery with an installation of paintings that echo columns and negative space.

Home_Alone_GMA

Home alone

Home_Alone_GMA

TJORG DOUGLAS BEER, SOFIA HULTÉN, ERIK VAN LIESHOUT, EMIL LYKKEGAARD, PIND, STEFAN ROTVIT, AGNETE KROGH VINKLER, ERWIN WURM

To be home alone. To be able to do as one pleases. To decide for oneself. A title borrowed from a Hollywood film functions as the starting point for an exhibition where eight artists are given free hands to occupy the gallery with installation, photography, painting, drawing, text and video.

The participating artists administrate this in a variety of different ways. From Emil Lykkegaard’s investigation of the concept of autonomy on a white sheet of A4 to Pind’s lonely documentation of twenty-four hours of nonstop stream of consciousness and Erik van Lieshout’s attempt at teaching a young Chinese girl English. Stefan Rotvit’s contribution is an undisturbed world of condensed cloud formations in ballpoint on cotton and Sofia Hultén’s a kind of hide and seek with the inventory of the house. Tjorg Douglas Beer presents two meditating Palestinians on picnic and Erwin Wurm sculptures of cucumbers on the scale of 1:1 while Agnete Krogh Vinkler transforms the architecture of the gallery with an installation of paintings that echo columns and negative space.