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Waiting is in fact one of the most important moments in life. We wait for the birth of a child, we wait for our death, we wait for a lover, for happiness, we wait for grief to pass. It’s a metaphor for a concentration on the intensity of life. We have forgotten what it is to wait, while what we should learn is in fact to experience this time. Waiting gives us the ability to reflect, to consider …

Waiting is in fact one of the most important moments in life. We wait for the birth of a child, we wait for our death, we wait for a lover, for happiness, we wait for grief to pass. It’s a metaphor for a concentration on the intensity of life. We have forgotten what it is to wait, while what we should learn is in fact to experience this time. Waiting gives us the ability to reflect, to consider and to do nothing.

Le doit à la paresse.

Erwin Olaf’s new work is about the impossibility to do this in present times. We have forgotten how to wait, always online, always something to read, always …

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Lijnbaansgracht 312 - 314
Amsterdam, NL