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'SEIZURE' is the first solo exhibition in Scandinavia by Marianna Simnett. In her mesmerising installation 'Faint with Light' and video parable 'The Needle and the Larynx', normative bodies and genders undergo radical transformations.

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'SEIZURE' is the first solo exhibition in Scandinavia by Marianna Simnett. In her mesmerising installation 'Faint with Light' and video parable 'The Needle and the Larynx', normative bodies and genders undergo radical transformations. The artist’s own body, mutated and remodeled, becomes the site in which her hypnotic fantasies are played out.
The exhibition presents two of …

'SEIZURE' is the first solo exhibition in Scandinavia by Marianna Simnett. In her mesmerising installation 'Faint with Light' and video parable 'The Needle and the Larynx', normative bodies and genders undergo radical transformations. The artist’s own body, mutated and remodeled, becomes the site in which her hypnotic fantasies are played out.
The exhibition presents two of Simnett’s most arresting works, in which the body either metamorphoses or momentarily vanishes. A seizure, according to the writer Marina Warner, describes the effect of the passions on the body. The …

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Refshalevej 173 A
Copenhagen K, DK
Monday–Tuesday, Closed
Wednesday, Friday–Sunday, 11am–6pm
Thursday, 11am–8pm