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Many of Joëlle Tuerlinckx’s works originate in the artist’s gigantic archive. In addition to her own drawings, collages, photographs, and texts, it also contains objets trouvés, newspaper photographs, and the bric-a-brac of everyday life. Employing artistic approaches that Tuerlinckx, who was born in Brussels in 1958, describes in a dedicated “lexicon,” she alters the materials, dimensions, and …

Many of Joëlle Tuerlinckx’s works originate in the artist’s gigantic archive. In addition to her own drawings, collages, photographs, and texts, it also contains objets trouvés, newspaper photographs, and the bric-a-brac of everyday life. Employing artistic approaches that Tuerlinckx, who was born in Brussels in 1958, describes in a dedicated “lexicon,” she alters the materials, dimensions, and appearance of these objects, transforming their reality and purport. Her repertoire of techniques includes sculptural and painterly procedures such as copying, depicting, enlarging, coloring, scanning, …

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St. Alban-Rheinweg 60
Basel, CH