Someone Else, Somewhere Else
Material: Book pages from Existentialism Is a Humanism, clay.
2014 Memo, White Space Beijing, China.
2013 Jonas´´Julekort, Atrlier September, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Someone Else, Somewhere Else is the artist’s first systematic practice regarding a research on contextuality
via ductile materials. The artist collects pages of academic monographs or newspaper clippings, covers
partial lines or the figures’ heads with clay, and creates a possibility of interpretation on such basis. The
message conveyed in original contexts is disrupted or even omitted, guiding a reader to read, identify, and
eventually to give up the efforts for speculating and understanding. The artist demonstrates the mechanism
of construction and transmission of messages to further inquire predefined experiences depending on
contexts, highlighting the complexity of exchanges.
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