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Using large expanses of color, Olga Balema has painted over a number of large schoolroom style maps, which display population statistics, geographical borders and average temperatures.

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Olga Balema
Motherland
Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam

Two souls inhabit, oh! my breast – F.W. Goethe

Motherland – mapping out our territory, not forgetting that maps are plans, object spaces made to be seen or read. The breast is one of two prominences found on the upper ventral region of the torso of female and male primates. A prominence is a large, bright, gaseous feature extending outward from …

Olga Balema
Motherland
Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam

Two souls inhabit, oh! my breast – F.W. Goethe

Motherland – mapping out our territory, not forgetting that maps are plans, object spaces made to be seen or read. The breast is one of two prominences found on the upper ventral region of the torso of female and male primates. A prominence is a large, bright, gaseous feature extending outward from the Sun’s surface, often in a loop shape. In females, it serves as the mammary gland, which produces and secretes milk and feeds infants – you are what you eat. The opposition between inside and …

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Bloemstraat 140
Amsterdam, Noord Holland, NL
Monday, Sunday, Closed
Tuesday–Saturday, 1pm–6pm