Marshall MacLuhan wrote it in the 1960’s: The wheel is an extension of a human foot.
In the same way an artists’ work can be seen as an extension of a basic aspiration to explain one’s own identity.
But how far can you apply this theory?
Kulter presents three artists who objectively present something “sticking out”. Vanessa de Gruijter’s third monkey sculpture is sliding off its socle. The inflatable textile bubbles by Anja Hertenberger are popping out of corporate suits. The collages in Deniz Guvensoys’ mixed media works, are an extension of her paintings.
Three times the aspiration to explain one’s own identity? No, on the contrary. It is the expression of projection; the extension is the audience.
The soundscapes by Hakki Takki intent to extend this to music. Come and check out!
art exhibition performance music words
Sanderijnstraat 21 - 1055 Amsterdam