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Artist Emily Kocken and a poodle groomed for perfection bring to life Gertrude Stein’s poem Sacred Emily where new relations between the concrete, the immaterial, and the ideal emerge.

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Artist Emily Kocken and a poodle groomed for perfection bring to life Gertrude Stein’s poem Sacred Emily where new relations between the concrete, the immaterial, and the ideal emerge. The artist’s elegant performance installation Come-Go-Stay articulates a world full of idiosyncratic interpretations of surreal signs of life.

For West, Kocken’s performance installation revolves around semiotics, …

Artist Emily Kocken and a poodle groomed for perfection bring to life Gertrude Stein’s poem Sacred Emily where new relations between the concrete, the immaterial, and the ideal emerge. The artist’s elegant performance installation Come-Go-Stay articulates a world full of idiosyncratic interpretations of surreal signs of life.

For West, Kocken’s performance installation revolves around semiotics, and in particular semantics: the relation between signs and their meanings. The components of the exhibition include a ready-made, a drawing, video, performance, and a book that radiate from evocative …

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Groenewegje 136
2515 LR
Den Haag, NL