EYES ON, EYES OFF

SEPTEMBER 27 - OCTOBER 16 2013

  • "Untitled (EYES ON EYES OFF)", Anina Brisolla, 2013, Photography:

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    "Untitled (EYES ON EYES OFF)", Anina Brisolla, 2013

  • Seet van Hout, The Mind's Eye embroidery and thread, 2013

  • Chica Takabayashi, object in wood with mirror, 2013

  • Chica Takabayashi, object in wood with mirror, 2013

  • Chica Takabayashi, object, 2013

  • Chica Takabayashi, object with mirror, 2013

  • Chica Takabayashi, object in wood and glass, 2013

  • Chica Takabayashi, object in wood with mirror, 2013

  • Chica Takabayashi, object in wood with mirror, 2013

  • Seet van Hout, The Mind's Eye embroidery and thread, 2013 (detail)

  • Seet van Hout, The Mind's Eye embroidery and thread, 2013 (detail)

  • Seet van Hout, The Mind's Eye embroidery and thread, 2013 (detail)

Seet van Hout (NL), Chika Takabayashi (JP), Anina Brisolla (DE)

„Dans la perception, un savoir se crée lentement.“(Jean-Paul Sartre)

 

to close your eyes and see many things: stains, traits, particles, motion… the wish to share images that only you can see and feel.
to open your eyes.
to close your eyes. not for the sake of it, but simply to close your eyes, breathing deeply. the mind is free and associates images and thoughts. a complex gallery of faces unfolds.
open your eyes.
leave them open. open your eyes to see not only with your eyes but with your imagination. let yourself be surprised by possible interactions between the view and the image you have dreamed.

Chika Takabayashi was born in Japan in 1980. Lives and works in Berlin. 1999—2003 Aichi Prefecture University of fine Art and Music, Japan; 2003—2007 Academy of visual arts and design AKI ArtEZ, Enschede (NL). Active in the field of sculpture, installation.
Selected shows: „Eyes ON / Eyes OFF“, rosalux, Berlin; „Requiem“, Japanese Embassy, Berlin, 2013; „Lovely Wildness“, Roosendaal (NL), 2012; · „Gyeonggi International CeraMIX Biennale“, Korea, 2011; EKWC artist in residence program, Den Bosch (NL), 2010; „Dürer war auch hier“, AIAS, Pan Kunstforum, Emmerich (D); Kunsteyssen artist in residence program, Alkmeer (NL), 2008; · „Art olive jong talent 07“, Amsterdam, 2007

Seet van Hout was born in the Netherlands in 1957. Lives and works in Nijmegen (NL) and Berlin. 1975—1984 Academy of Fine Arts s’Hertogenbosch and Arnhem (NL)
Solo shows (selected): Eyes ON / Eyes OFF, rosalux, Berlin, 2013; „Thinking the Garden“, Galerie Nouvelles Images, The Hague (NL), 2013-2012; „Melancholy Girls“, Stadtmuseum Siegburg (D); Klosterschloss Bentlage, Rheine (D); · Red Greenhouse AkkuH, Hengelo (NL), 2011; Stadtmuseum Beckum (D); „Bittersweet“ , Galerie Gist, Amsterdam, 2010; „Melancholy Girls“, Middendorf Gallery, Baltimore (USA), 2009;· „Jelangerjelieber“, Pan­Forum Emmerich – with Uwe Poth – (D), 2006
Group shows (selected): Eyes ON / Eyes OFF, rosalux, Berlin; „Tijdloos Eigentijds“, Museum Flehite, Amersfoort (NL), 2013; · „50 years Galerie Nouvelles Images“, The Hague (NL), 2010; · „Small Works“, Ram Foundation, Rotterdam (NL), 2009; „Imagining the Book“, Bibliotheca Alexandria (Egypt), 2007; „Rijke Uren“, Museum het Valkhof, Nijmegen (NL), 2005

Anina Brisolla was born in Hamburg in 1976. Lives and works in Berlin. 2000—2001 School of Visual Arts, New York; 1997—2001 Academy of visual arts and design AKI ArtEZ, Enschede (NL)
Selected shows: „Eyes ON / Eyes OFF“, rosalux, Berlin; „pieces“, KWADRAT, Berlin; „The pleasure house is about to burn down“, Galerie Jaap Sleper, Utrecht (NL), 2013; „reKOLLEKT“, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/ Bethanien, Berlin, 2012; „Jeder Tag ist Freitag“ Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, 2011; „Highlights from the Cologne Kunstfilmbiennale in Berlin“, KW – Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin; „Noire et pourtant lumineuse“, Matthew Bown Galerie, Berlin, 2010, „Internationaler Wettbewerb“, KunstFilmBiennale, Filmforum Museum Ludwig, Cologne, 2009; „Documental. Contemporary Video Art from Europe“, Guggenheim Gallery, Los Angeles; „Toy-Void // Doing Identity“, Münchener Kammerspiele, Munich, 2008