An exhibition by Marilou Klapwijk, presented by Meraki Agency.
At Galerie De Kromme Elleboog, Rotterdam. 10th, 11th and 12th of November, 2017.
ILLUSTRATION AND RElATED Matters
The exhibition included several illustrations from the series 'Sweetness & Other Life-Threatening Situations' and were combined with ‘The Related Matters’; A compiled archive consisting of photo’s, short clips, animations, sketches, objects and writings. These elements are the foundation of the illustrations, as we consider the illustrations as a final outcome of an idea. To give an insight into what this archive implies, several elements were shown in the exhibition and were, on the occasion of the exhibition, collected in a book of 112 pages called 'And Related Matters'.
On a rainy Sunday afternoon we invited people to come and listen to the Artist Talk, moderated by Rianne Zijderveld. We've talked about the work, the moment, the space and the site-specific work 'piglet pink bubbles' and how I have no idea how I came up with the idea. Listen to the interview below.
About The work
Marilou Klapwijk (1990) creates work that caresses and bites simultaneously. Cotton candy colored, recognizable objects are placed in less than attractive situations, critiquing familiar elements. The scenes are comprised of fragments from a conscientiously built up archive consisting of notations, one-liners, short videos and photographs. A way for Marilou to live out loud.
Meraki Agency was brought to life to fill a so-called gap between the art academy and the art world. The agency advises her artists on the matter of the work progress, pr and acquisition. Together they search for the right opportunities to develop the autonomous practices and to exhibit the artist's work.
IF THERE IS A FISH BOWL
IF THERE IS A
TAKE CARE OF THE FISH FIRST
IF THERE WAS
STANDING BY THE RIVERSIDE
AT LEAST SOMEONE
WOULD HAVE NOTICED
It will be Thursday again
THE NEEDLE THAT COULD BURTS YOUR BUBBLE
Welcome to the book
As a result of the exhibition, there is now the opportunity to become the owner of a copy of this book. We will be needing 25 lovely customers who are willing to pay €35,- in advance to realize the printing. To thank you, the first 25 copies will be included a surprise; a special related matter (small object).
Please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be emailing you with further details or fill in the form below.
Order form: 'And Related Matters' €35,00 (included printing costs, VAT) Pages: 112