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Gelitin

Pokalypsea - Apokalypse - Okalypseap

Fondazione Prada, Milano
Slight Agitation 3/4

Exhibition on view until February 26, 2018  - Link to Fondazione Prada

Inside the cisterna's three rooms, the viewer encounters three architectonic archetypes with distinct imperial-Roman overtones, executed in the artists’ signature choice of povera, ludic materials. First comes an obelisk hewn out of Styrofoam, accessible to only one visitor at a time; secondly, a triumphal arch made, in part, of plasticine, doubling as a fully-functioning fountain; thirdly, a colosseum-like structure built from discarded furniture, encircling a theatrically placed ashtray in its middle. Symbols as much as structures conceived for everyday inhabitation, these sculptures draw an arc from the insular and individual to the open-ended and collective, from the overtly erotic to the sublimated joy of togetherness.
Dieter Roelstraete

All images unless stated otherwise © Delfino Sisto Legnani e Marco Cappelletti, Courtesy Fondazione Prada


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Arc de Triomphe, 2013/2017
plasticine, wood, furniture, steel, fountain pump



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Iglu, 2017
styrofoam, plaster, wood



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Fumami, 2017
wood, furniture, carpets, ashtray



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Arc de Triomphe, 2013/2017



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Iglu, 2017



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Installation view Fumami, 2017



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Installation view Fumami, 2017



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Installation view Fumami, 2017



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Installation view Fumami, 2017



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together with Christoph Harringer, Bert Löschner, Helmut Heiss, Scott Evans, Olga Wukounig, Tina Graßegger, Manuel Scheiwiller, Martina Nosková, Honza Boháč, Michèle Pagel, Kolbeinn Hugi, Geraldine Blais, Pasquale di Fonzio and Gianluca Concialdi;

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