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The five artists of Metamorphosis explore the theme of transformation in various ways. Amorphous, animal-like figures, strange hybrid creatures and technical figurines made of recycled everyday objects populate the show.

Press Release

The title Metamorphosis goes back to the mythological poem of the same name written in hexameter by the Roman author Ovid around 8 A.D. It tells stories of transformations of gods, heroes, humans, plants, and animals. For the leitmotiv of his book of fifteen poems, Ovid chose the idea of the essential transition from one condition into another, transforming Greek and Roman myths and legends into …

The title Metamorphosis goes back to the mythological poem of the same name written in hexameter by the Roman author Ovid around 8 A.D. It tells stories of transformations of gods, heroes, humans, plants, and animals. For the leitmotiv of his book of fifteen poems, Ovid chose the idea of the essential transition from one condition into another, transforming Greek and Roman myths and legends into epic images. His poetic stories reveal portentous encounters between the divine and the mortal world, and their effects, which neither man nor nature, neither extraterrestrial nor earthly beings can …

Location

Kaistraße 10
Düsseldorf, DE