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Vernissage: IWANTTOBEFAMOUSBUTUNKNOWN

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Friday, 6 October 2023
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Wednesday, 6 September 2023 - 7:00pm

The exhibition will be opened on the 6th of October in presence of the artist A. NikoPol in the rooms of Das Esszimmer - Raum für Kunst+ and is going to run till the 25nd of November.

IWANTTOBEFAMOUSBUTUNKNOWN is to be understood as a link mediating between the previous and the upcoming exhibition. Topics of resilience and mental landscapes interconnect in new ways while slowly transitioning to the upcoming motif “Friends of Friends of Friends of...”, which lays the focus on concrete resilience strategies of artists. Manifesting itself in colorful collage gardens and baroque-looking vase sculptures, A. NikoPols exhibition centers a combination of resilience and mental spaces as well. His artistic approach is at the heart of the project, for his objects are never completed, but rather subject to constant change:

The principle of collage is the basis for the way I develop all my artworks; as a collector and inventor of beautifully shaped things. For me, an object, be it two- or three-dimensional, is never finished. I work on it continuously. I am interested in the cycle of destruction and construction. Every change is a threat to stability and wonder is the beginning of everything. Collage is a medium that suits our time perfectly, as we live in a chaotic world where we are bombarded with images in all kinds of different shapes, forms and colors.

A. NikoPol

The title – a quotation from Degas – puts the spotlight away from the artistic persona onto the work of art as such, which stands autonomously for itself having the ability to outlast time and to adapt again and again. Accordingly, this impulse is pa

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Mechenstraße 25, 53129 Bonn

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