The Gummbah cartoon from the second of November 2009: a clown studies an artwork on the wall. It consists of a white canvas with a black stripe. The clown adresses an official looking person saying: “You can’t say he didn’t try his admost stinking best”. It is a typical Gummbah, a sumup of several absurdities in […]
Notes on Narratives10 Oct – 28 Nov 2009 / Exhibition@Nest
Marcel van Eeden
Bas de wit
Curated by Joncquil icw Babette Wagenvoort
Notes on Narratives focusses on the role of the narrative within contemporary art. Nine artists were brought together that deal with narrative in different ways.
Even though each concept is represented by a single image the works in Notes on Narratives shows scenes that suggest a past and future action, thus portraying a story that never existed.
Sorry, this entry is only available in Dutch. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. In haar foto’s en video’s richt Paulien Oltheten zich op ogenschijnlijk eenvoudige gebaren, houdingen en gewoontes en trekt ze ze uit de […]