09 May 2016

Postcards from the Subconscious

Now open at Nitroglobus Hall, curated by Dido Haas, is Postcards from the Subconscious, an exhibition of images by Maloe Vansant and Burk Bode, with an opening party scheduled for Sunday, May 15 at 12:30 slt. The fourteen artworks are for the most part emotionally disturbing, dark and often ghoulish, as if images from nightmares, perhaps typified by ha ha said the clown by Burk, shown on the left in the image above. Sculptures by the late Nitro Fireguard are also on display throughout the gallery.

"This exhibition is like a child," say Maloe and Burk. "It was planned friendly and glamorous. But as always our unconsciousness send us postcards. Feelings like bubbles coming up that told us we had to make just this picture and no other. So at the end our child is not what we planned it to be. It became somebody dark and nasty. Looking at us like a misbehaving child and telling us: 'I don't like you'. Astonished we answer: 'but we love you and we made you!?!' Our child turned out to be somebody else: dark, coz it emerged from the dark sides of our souls. Sticking out its tongue and smiling at us boldly. But we still love it..." Each of the images in Postcards from the Subconscious is available for purchase, and the exhibition will remain on display through June.

2 comments:

  1. Awesome pictures you made Ziki! Love them.
    Thanks for this blog post. Appreciate muchly.
    Dido

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