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The origin of the exhibition "Chronology of Tears" lies in the experience of twilight and claire-obscure, a historical technique in painting and a certain intensity of light in winter, when the artist prepared this exhibition.

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A first piece at the entrance of the space refers to two previous works. The slide series Static Light (2004) reveals the electromagnetic light sparks that are set off during a swift manipulation and friction of a woollen blanket in a dark space. The sound of this static electricity is experienced when watching the Static Sound video (2004). Both recordings took place in a mountainous area at a …

A first piece at the entrance of the space refers to two previous works. The slide series Static Light (2004) reveals the electromagnetic light sparks that are set off during a swift manipulation and friction of a woollen blanket in a dark space. The sound of this static electricity is experienced when watching the Static Sound video (2004). Both recordings took place in a mountainous area at a temperature of -35°C.

Exactly ten years later the artist decided to repeat the experiment under similar meteorological conditions, i.e. at a temperature of -15°C, in the Svalbard Archipelago in the …

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13 rue du Canal
Brussels, BE