antwerp art box
a temporary art space project using empty store windows throughout Antwerp
ANTWERP ART BOX 14
hoist / GRID
11|11|23 till 11|12|23
all welcome for a talk/drink with art van triest
marialei 33 | 2018 antwerp
website art van triest
" Central to my work is the human tendency to fight our fundamental fear and insecurity with an order, a system. I see this as a coping mechanism: an attempt to get a grip on the world around us, which stems from a deep need for control, or the illusion of control.
I see this tendency to frame reality in a system on various levels. It is anchored in our thinking: we divide the world around us into categories and use rational constructs to define differences and make connections. This also shapes our world in a concrete sense: from spreadsheets to urban planning and agriculture or architecture.
My work is a visual investigation, in which I question how this frame relates to the physical reality of the world around us. I see the grid as too straightforward a way of relating to reality. With my work I want to offer a visual counterbalance to the simplification and standardization of our environment and way of thinking. I would like to strive for a more realistic positioning of man, in which we can relate to reality in a more complete way. "
ANTWERP ART BOX
a temporary art space project
using empty [store] windows throughout Antwerp
bringing art and some light into the city with limited means
i love design, architecture, photography and other people's art
i like to share that love through making|curating exhibitions
i invite artists, photographers, architects, ... to do their 'thing'
sometimes i do my 'thing' as intermezzo between two boxes
walk, ride or drive by
the lights are on till about 24.00
and there's good food + coffee on the corner at Bar Vert
erik haemers + art van triest