For the 15th edition of Sensory Spaces, Sol Calero (Caracas 1982) has created a colourful meeting place: a patio-
Exhibition October 13, 2018 -
These lines are lifted from Robert Duncan’s poem Atlantis and figure in a new series of large-
The narrative of the vessel, as it is built in relation to the human body, is an insisting recurrence in Lutz-
In Food for Fire, Food for Thought, Duncan describes what he wants for the last poem: “a loosening of conventions and return to open form.” Lutz-
One departure point for these new works is Lutz-
Following this holistic and neurotic logic, we can address the influence of the food we consume, acknowledging the strength of the bacteria inside of us, which dictate our desires and behavior counter to the rational mind. Many of the images that are silkscreened onto this new series of paintings come from Katz’s book. Bacteria are flourishing; seaweeds, drinks and food fermenting on these colorfully stained canvases.
Inside the former meat market we can think of the relation between the world’s carnivorous appetite and the disasters of our changing climate. And inside of the exhibition, we locate ourselves, as large as a person and as small as a bursting sea spray particle.
The exhibition is curated by Roos Gortzak, Vleeshal’s director. In 2013, she curated Keramikos by Matthew Lutz-
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Sensory Spaces 15: Sol Calero, El Patio, 2018. Installation at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Photo: Studio Hans Wilschut.