Referring to himself as “a fisherman of social absurdity,” Pope.L has developed a body of work that poses provocative questions about a culture consumed with success yet riven by social, racial, and economic conflict. Resisting easy categorization, his career encompasses theatrical performances, street actions, language, painting, video, drawing, installation, and sculpture. Continue reading Pope. L.
About five years ago, Hana Miletić shifted the focus of her practice from photography, performance and found poetry to weaving, thereby reconnecting with a craft from her childhood. She was born in the former Yugoslavia, during a period when its textile industry was strong and mostly state-owned. After its breakup in the 1990s, about which time the artist moved from Croatia to Belgium, many textile factories were dismantled and privatized in order to sell their real estate. Continue reading Hana Miletić
‘Am I Ready Now?’ is a series in which we look at the idea of the self, how we present it and how others look at it. Arising questions are wether the idea of you is accurate, and wether people agree. Continue reading Leo Gabin
Encompassing a wide range of media, including sculpture, painting, photography, found objects and installation, Panayiotou reveals hidden narratives held in the visual and material records of history and time. Like an archaeologist, his works uncover obscured and forgotten stories of places, objects, traditions and events, transforming the world into a theatre in which the myths that unite and divide us are acted out. Continue reading Christodolous Panayiotou
Juggling between her kilns, which temperature rises up to 1 300°C, she leaves in theconstant fear of blowing the heavy or light gas pockets left by the vapors of the pink spray paint she uses to enhance her blistered pedestals. Behind the kiln door is a foaming flow of hot swollen metal, an expansive melt of screws and porcelain. Sylvie likes to fire everything to see how it resists, transforms or breaks. Besides, she often recycles, bargain-hunts and repurposes: a passion for old things found in old houses. Continue reading Sylvie Auvray